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The Morgan Fund Awards $165,130 in Grants to Arts Organizations

We're proud to announce that the Morgan Fund has awarded $165,130 to local arts organizations. Grants will support high quality performing arts for the community by funding 25 dance and theatre organizations in the region.


February 17, 2017

The Morgan Fund, a Family Foundation at Seattle Foundation, is proud to announce the grant recipients for the 2016 Puget Sound Initiative. This initiative provides funding for small to mid-sized dance and theatre organizations located in Western Washington, Central Washington, and the Greater Portland area. There were a record-breaking 125 proposals received for this year’s cycle, and 25 organizations were selected to receive funding.  Grants ranged from $1,500 to $10,000, and the majority of funding will support arts organizations in purchasing equipment that is critical to producing high caliber performances. Details will be forthcoming about the next round of funding for the Puget Sound Initiative, which will have an application deadline in the fall of 2017. Please visit www.themorganfund.com for the most up to date information.

2016 Puget Sound Initiative Grantees: 

Act 1 Theatre
Annex Theatre
ArtsWest
Ballet Northwest
Base
Book-It Repertory Theatre
Dance Short Films
Dance Vashon
Everett Community College Foundation
Freehold Theatre Lab Studio
Icicle Creek Center of the Arts
Key City Players
Ovation Performing Arts Northwest
Pacific Northwest Ballet
Seattle Gilbert  & Sullivan Society
Seattle Repertory Theatre
Seattle Shakespeare Company
Showtunes! Theatre Company
Tacoma Little Theatre and Drama League
The 5th Avenue Theatre
Theatre22
The Cabiri
Theatre Puget Sound
Twelfth Night Productions
Whidbey Playhouse Association

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