Welcome to the Washington State Arts Commission's Grants Online system!

The Washington State Arts Commission (ArtsWA), established by the Washington State Legislature in 1961, collaborates with artists and arts organizations statewide to conserve and develop critical artistic resources. ArtsWA aims to encourage policies that promote statewide arts awareness, develop sustainable arts resources for future generations, and deepen investments in Washington's dynamic cultural legacy. For more information about ArtsWA and our programs, go to www.arts.wa.gov.

ArtsWA offers several types of grant programs to help support the arts in Washington State. 

This online system is used to apply for the following grants:
  • Project Support grant (Level A, B, or C)
  • Arts in Education First Step grant or Community Consortia grant
  • Cooperative Partnership Program grant
Please refer to our website to learn more about these grants and review the Guidelines.   Guidelines are also available in the navigation bar at the top of this page.

New to the Grants Online System? All new applicants must Sign Up and create an account with a username and password to access the grants online system. Click on the “Sign Up” link in the upper right corner.  Note: we recommend that the person with primary responsibility for managing the grant be the person to initiate your account. 

Returning user?  Log into your account using your existing username and password.  Click on the "Sign In” link in the upper right corner.

Need help? Click on the "Help" tab above, which includes contact information for ArtsWA program staff.

Special Note: This online grant system is optimized to work best with the following web browsers: Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari.  Download one of these free browsers here:  Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, and Safari