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Funding

Tacoma Artists Initiative Program (TAIP)

The TAIP is a biennial program to support individual artists who reside in Tacoma in their creation of new artwork and presentation of that work with the residents of Tacoma.

 

2019-20 TAIP Funding Recipients

Kristina Batiste
Dionne Bonner
Gabriel Brown
Sarah A. Chavez
Kim Davenport
Alice Di Certo
Kyle Dillehay
Ryan Feddersen
Erin Guinup
Chad Hagedorn
Lucia Harrison
Fumiko Kimura
Nori Kimura
Lisa Kinoshita
Sasha LaPointe
Melinda Raebyne
Elizabeth Reeves
Brian Robinson
Jeanette Sanchez-Izenman
Jamika Scott
Kenya Shakoor
Sharon Styer
Wendy Wahman
Anique Zimmer

Arts Projects

Arts Projects is an annual program which was created to financially support a variety of arts-focused public outreach projects throughout Tacoma that are accessible and affordable to the public. 

  

2020 Arts Projects Funding Recipients

9th and 10th Horse Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers Museum – Storytime: The Journey of the Buffalo Soldiers 
Asia Pacific Cultural Center - 22nd Annual Asia Pacific New Year Celebration featuring Vietnam
Barefoot Collective - Expanding Modern Dance Communities
Bates Technical College - Family Paint Nights 
Centro Latino - Latin Arts and Youth Expressions 
Chinese Reconciliation Project Foundation - Tacoma Moon Festival
Destiny City Film Festival - 2020 Destiny City Film Festival
Fab-5 - Black Artists Meetup + Showcase
Greentrike (Children's Museum of Tacoma) - Art Sparks
Hilltop Artists - Bringing glass art education to public audiences in Tacoma
King's Bookstore - Tacoma Wayzgoose: Letterpress and Book Arts Extravaganza
KnownFor Solutions - Wandering Locals: Eight Neighborhoods. One tour. On a bike.
Latinx Unidos Del South Sound - Festival Latinx 2020
McKinley Hill Street Fair - McKinley Hill Street Fair
Metropolitan Glass - The Monkeyshine Project
Pierce County AIDS Foundation - World AIDS Day Condom Couture
Puget Sound Book Artists - SeniorsWriteTacoma
Queer Life - History of Female Impersonation on Stage
Tacoma Refugee Choir - Tacoma Refugee Choir Performance Featuring South Cape Children's Choir
Tacoma Art Museum - SOULstice Festival
Tacoma Arts Live - Community Engagement in Professional Regional Theater
Tacoma Ocean Fest - Tacoma Ocean Fest 2020
Tacoma Urban Performing Arts Center - Harriet: The Black Swan
Tacoma Youth Symphony Association - Season Finales: 2019-20 Season
Ted Brown Music Outreach - Live It OutLoud 2020
Washington State Historical Society - In the Spirit 2020
Write253 - Louder Than a Bomb-Tacoma Teen Poetry Festival

Arts Anchor Fund

This program supports and stabilizes established arts organizations in Tacoma with budgets greater than $250,000.

 

2019 Arts Anchor Fund organizations

The Grand Cinema
Hilltop Artists
Museum of Glass
NW Sinfonietta
Symphony Tacoma
Tacoma Art Museum

Tacoma Little Theatre
Tacoma Musical Playhouse
Tacoma Opera
Tacoma Youth Symphony

Applications

 

Arts Projects

The application deadline for 2020 Arts Projects funding has already passed. Applications for 2021 Arts Projects funding will be available in late-September 2020. In the meantime, to review the program guidelines and application, you can download the 2020 Arts Projects application guidelines (PDF).

 

Tacoma Artists Initiative Program (TAIP)

The application deadline for 2019-2020 TAIP funding has already passed. Applications for 2021-2022 TAIP funding will be available in late-November 2020. In the meantime, to review the program guidelines and application, you can download the 2019-2020 TAIP application guidelines (PDF) and the 2019-2020 TAIP Budget Page (Excel document). 

 

Arts Anchor Fund

The application deadline for 2019 Arts Anchor Fund has already passed. This funding program will be discontinued after 2019.

Past Funding Recipients


Tacoma Arts Initiative Program

Funded 2019-20 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2017-18 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2015-16 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2013-14 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2011-12 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2009-10 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2007-08 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2005-06 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2003-04 TAIP Artists (PDF)
Funded 2001-02 TAIP Artists (PDF)

Arts Projects

Funded 2020 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2019 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2018 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2017 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2016 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2015 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2014 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2013 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2012 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2011 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2010 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2009 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2008 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2007 Arts Projects (PDF)
Funded 2006 Arts Projects (PDF)

Funded Organization/Artist Materials

 

Tacoma Artists Initiative Program

Tacoma Arts Commission logo

TAIP Final Report form

Invoice Template

 

Arts Projects

Tacoma Arts Commission logo

Arts Projects Final Report form

Invoice Template

 

Arts Anchor Fund

Tacoma Arts Commission logo

Anchor Fund Quarterly Report form

Anchor Fund Final Report form