Commerce, ArtsFund Award Nearly $11M in Pandemic Relief to Nonprofits

ArtsFund, in partnership with the Washington State Department of Commerce, has awarded $10.78 million in recovery grants to 702 nonprofits in 34 counties throughout the state through the Nonprofit Community Relief (NCR) grant program.

The program is designed to provide critical funding to nonprofit arts, cultural, science, and heritage organizations; neighborhood associations; sports and recreation nonprofit groups; and veterans service organizations impacted by the pandemic.

Applicants were invited to request between $2,500 and $25,000. Grants were awarded to every eligible organization that applied, covering more than 91 percent of the total funds requested. More than 70 percent of the awardees reported pre-pandemic budgets under $500,000.

Click here to see a complete list of grant award recipients.

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