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Morgan Fund 2017 Grantees

28 dance and theatre organizations receive funds to support high quality performing arts for the community


January 23, 2018

By Lauren Domino, Philanthropic Advisor

The Morgan Fund, a family foundation at Seattle Foundation, is proud to announce 28 recipients for the 2017 Puget Sound Initiative grant cycle. This initiative provides funding for dance and theatre organizations located in Western Washington, Central Washington and the Greater Portland area.

Demonstrating the high demand for arts funding, the Morgan Fund received 115 proposals requesting more than $1 million. The fund is awarding $255,800 total in amounts ranging from $1,800 to $15,000, to support a wide range of projects, from the purchase of technical equipment to strategic planning efforts.

The Morgan Fund is dedicated to helping dance and theatre organizations thrive so that our region can enjoy high caliber performing arts. The next round of funding for the Puget Sound Initiative is expected to have a deadline in the fall of 2018. Please visit www.themorganfund.com for the most up-to-date information. 

2017 Puget Sound Initiative grantees:

18th & Union

A Contemporary Theatre - ACT

The Seagull Project

ACT 1 Theatre

Ballard HS Performing Arts Booster Club

Base

Book-It Repertory Theatre

Café Nordo/Ripple Production

Seattle Musical Theatre

Cornish College of the Arts

DAIPANbutoh Collective

Edmonds Driftwood Players

Happenstance Theater

Moisture Festival

SANCA (School of Acrobatics & New Circus Arts)

Seattle Children's Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Seattle Shakespeare

Showtunes Theatre Company

Spectrum Dance Theater

Stone Soup Theatre

Tacoma Little Theatre

Tacoma Musical Playhouse

The 5th Avenue Theatre

Theatre Off Jackson

Theatre Puget Sound

Village Theatre

Washington Center for the Performing Arts

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