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Hello, Dolly!, 2006; Photo by Jay KohWe are collecting links to organizations and sources of information that are useful for our members.  We welcome additions to this page; please share more links via comments.

Allied Organizations

4Culture – King County

Washington State Arts Alliance

ArtsEd Washington – The Washington Alliance for Arts Education

South King County Cultural Coalition

City of Lynnwood Arts Commission

City of Federal Way Arts Commission

Associations that support non-profits

Executive Alliance – membership association whose mission is advancing a powerful nonprofit sector.  Annual Washington State Nonprofit Conference offers many valuable sessions.

Leadership Eastside – “the next generation regional leadership development program”

The Seattle Networking Guide – “Your Guide to Strategic Community Relations in the Puget Sound Region”

NPower Northwest – helps Puget Sound nonprofits use technology to better serve their communities

Shunpike – helps emerging arts organizations negotiate the many administrative, business and production challenges inherent in developing sustainable institutions. Support is offered on an accessible fee-for-service basis, with annual service contracts available.

Washington Lawyers for the Arts – makes legal resources accessible to artists and arts organizations of all disciplines.

Theatre Puget Sound – local theater service organization

Seattle DanceNet – website, including calendar and listserv, for local dancers and dance advocates

Local Grantmakers

4Culture – grants for arts & heritage in King County

Washington State Arts Commission

Artist Trust

Paul G. Allen Family Foundation

Seattle Foundation



Check the Directory for more details of grants offered by member organizations, including:

Bellevue Arts Commission

Redmond Arts Commission

Note that Taproot Foundation is no longer making service grants in the Puget Sound region, and has been removed from this list.

Research for grants

Nonprofit & Philanthropy Resource Center at Redmond Library

Philanthropy NW

The Foundation Center

FundsNet Services


Grantmakers in the Arts

Marketing and Media

Alphagraphics  –  helpful and efficient printers with 4 locations around Puget Sound.

Art Promote Resources – web directory of free business and career resources for artists and craftspeople. Includes gallery templates, legal help, copyright help, job search, and more.

Artist Eye Portfolio Studio – specializes in the photography of 2 and 3-dimensional art, jewelry and product for presentation and marketing, and offers advice on artist portfolio development.

Bellevue Fine Art Reproduction – specializes in fine art scanning and fine art reproduction, and large format printing for fine art photographers. Fine art printing and related services is all they do.

Production & Technical

Carlson Audio Systems – has traditionally provided sound for large concerts at Marymoor and Chateau Ste. Michelle, etc. They are now offering a range of services to smaller sound providers – including advice on using existing equipment, repair services, and teching shows.

This page is a work in progress.

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