Art Grant Program

Art Grant Application

The Pierce County Arts Commission supports arts activities in Pierce County through its Art Grant program. The Commission works with a limited budget to assist projects that provide arts education, programming, or experiences for youth or to economically challenged areas within the County that are under-served by arts and cultural activities.

The 2019 Art Grant Application is available with a submission deadline of January 25, 2019. 

For more information or questions on this program, please contact Kathy Sorgenfrei at (253) 798-6906.


2018 Recipients included:
  • Centro Latino - Artist Circle Program
  • Community Connections Place - Hope by Design Project
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Community Arts Performances
  • Lakewood Community Players - Lakewood Institute of Theatre Youth Scholarship Fund
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Perspective of Mt. Tahoma Project
  • Puyallup School District-Woodland Elementary - Ukuleles Project
  • South Sound Symphonic Band - Composer Commission & Concert
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists’ in Schools Program
  • Vivace! Choral - Summer Day Camp
 2017 Recipients included:
  • Bethel School District-Thompson Elementary - Music Program
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Community Arts Performances
  • Museum of Glass - SummerFest
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Swimming Salmon Project
  • Peninsula Youth Orchestra - Cases Project
  • Puyallup School District-Sunrise Elementary - Ukuleles Project
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists' in Schools
  • Vivace! Choral Program - Summer Day Camp
  • Whittier Elementary PTA - Art in Schools
2016 Recipients included:
  • Broadway Center for the Performing Arts - Summer Camp Adventure
  • Dance Theatre Northwest - Arts Are Education/Community Arts Performances
  • Friends of Rainier - Rainier Arts Center Mosaic Stone
  • Lakewood Community Players - Lakewood Institute of Theatre Youth Scholarship Fund
  • Peninsula Hands on Art - Watt's Tower Project
  • Pierce County Parks & Recreation - Sounds at Sunset Summer Concert Series
  • PTA Chester Thompson Elementary - Student Reflections on the Art of Learning
  • Two Waters Arts Alliance - Artists’ in the Community
  • Vivace Choral Program - Meet Me in the Country Summer Choir Day Camp