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Artist Trust Awarded National Endowment for the Arts Grant

For Immediate Release:

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) announced that Artist Trust has been awarded $20,000 to support Artist Trust’s Creative Career Center, a comprehensive suite of professional training programs for artists of all disciplines in Washington State. It is the 16th consecutive year Artist Trust has been selected to receive grants from the NEA.

Artist Trust is among 960 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive an NEA Art Works grant. The Art Works grant program supports the creation of art that meets the highest standards of excellence, public engagement with diverse and excellent art, lifelong learning in the arts, and enhancement of the livability of communities through the arts. The NEA received over 1,731 eligible applications for the Art Works category. In Washington State, 27 arts organizations received over $1.5 million in grants from the NEA this year.
To read the NEA press release and to see a complete listing of projects recommended for Art Works grant support, please visit the NEA website.

Artist Trust

Artist Trust has invested over $10 million in Washington State artists since its founding in 1986 through grant programs and direct support. Artist Trust also provides a comprehensive suite of career training, professional development resources and counseling to help artists achieve their career goals.

Major supporters of Artist Trust include many individual donors along with: 4Culture, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Amazon, ArtsFund, ArtsWA, The Boeing Company, The Dale & Leslie Chihuly Foundation, The Klorfine Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Raynier Institute & Foundation, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Jon & Mary Shirley Foundation and Vulcan.

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State.  www.artisttrust.org

Artist Trust has invested over $10 million in Washington State artists since its founding in 1986, through grant programs and direct support. Artist Trust also provides a comprehensive suite of career training and professional development resources to help artists achieve their career goals.

Artist Trust is a not-for-profit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage individual artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Find out more at www.artisttrust.org.

Major supporters of Artist Trust include many individual donors along with: 4Culture, Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, Amazon, ArtsFund, ArtsWA, The Boeing Company, The Dale & Leslie Chihuly Foundation, The Klorfine Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, Raynier Institute & Foundation, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, Jon & Mary Shirley Foundation, Emily Hall Tremaine Foundation, and Vulcan Inc.