The city is accepting applications for wintertime events in neighborhood parks.
Organized by Seattle Parks and Recreation, the funding comes from the Arts in Parks initiative. Individuals or groups can request up to $1,000 in funding for events that have a, “significant arts component and which engage underserved communities,” according to Seattle Parks.
Criteria for the events include the following:
- Events should have a significant arts and culture component
- Be free and open to the public
- Provide a platform for or engage under-represented artists and communities
- Adhere to Seattle Park’s mission statement: “Seattle Parks and Recreation provides welcoming and safe opportunities to play, learn, contemplate and build community, and promotes responsible stewardship of the land”
- Take place outdoors in a City of Seattle park (Downtown parks, playfields, and green spaces adjacent to community centers are not eligible)
For a full list of details, including how to apply, read the Wintertime Community Events Application Guidelines. Applications are due by 5pm on Wednesday, Nov. 14. All events selected for funding must happen prior to Sunday, Dec. 23.
Photo from Seattle Parks and Recreation