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Deadline Extended: Cultural Events Incentive Grants

Parks & Recreation: 311 or 509.755.2489

Tuesday, June 7, 2022 at 5:17 p.m.

SPOKANE – The City of Spokane is extending the deadline to Monday, June 20 at 1 p.m. for applications for the Cultural Event Incentive Grants. The previous deadline was Monday, June 13.


Information on the grants from previous release:

City of Spokane has established a Cultural Event Incentive Grant, through funding provided for by the American Rescue Plan Act. Parks & Recreation is assisting with the grant administration.

According to the grant application, grants are meant to expand access for all City residents to a wide range of cultural experiences, support the resilience and sustainability of cultural events, and enhance the City’s overall cultural environment.

To be eligible, the applicant must apply as a non-profit with tax-exempt status, and host an event open to the public within the City limits in 2022. A full list of eligibility requirements are outlined in the application materials.

Grants will range from $2,500 - $50,000 each, and must not exceed 50% of the event expenses. The total funds available for 2022 are $400,000, and it is anticipated this grant opportunity will return in 2023 and 2024 for a total of $900,000 in grant funds.

For more information, and to apply, please create an account here.


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