Deadline

April 1, 2015

Application

You must apply online. Note: you cannot access this application through your regular CultureGrants online account. You will need to set up a different account.

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Guidelines

Additional Required Application Documents



Mandatory Information Session

Thursday, March 5
6:30 - 8 p.m.
2100 Building

Please register for the session by contacting Jenny Crooks, (206) 684-7084.


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Jenny Crooks
(206) 684-7084

Work Readiness Arts Program
funding is now available.
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Mandatory Information Session

Organizations interested in applying must attend.

Thursday, March 5, 6:30-8 p.m.
The 2100 Building
2100 24th Ave. South
Seattle, Washington 98144

Please register for the session by contacting Jenny Crooks at (206) 684-7084 or e-mail at jenny.crooks@seattle.gov.


The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in collaboration with the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative (SYVPI), is soliciting proposals from arts, cultural and community organizations interested in providing programming that links arts learning and work experiences for Seattle youth ages 12 to 18 years old. Selected projects will serve between eight and 15 youth who have been recruited through the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative program.

Applicants may apply for projects that take place during the summer or during a flexible time-frame between July and the end of November. Projects with 90 hours of contact time may apply for funding up to $16,500. Projects with fewer than 90 hours of contact time may apply for a pro-rated lower amount.

The projects should strongly link arts learning with development of interpersonal, leadership and 21st century skills designed to boost academic, vocational and workplace success. Group project supervisors, SYVPI Neighborhood Network staff, and city staff will work together to ensure that participants learn both specific arts skills and the values of appropriate workplace behavior.