4Culture – King County
ArtsEd Washington – The Washington Alliance for Arts Education
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
4Culture – grants for arts & heritage in King County
Check the Directory for more details of grants offered by member organizations, including:
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
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.