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The Morgan Fund Awards $228,860 in Grants

Twenty-three dance and theatre organizations receive funds to support high quality performing arts in Western Washington and Washington, D.C.


February 15, 2019

The Morgan Fund, a family foundation at Seattle Foundation, is proud to announce 23 recipients for the 2018 grant cycle. This initiative provides funding for dance and theatre organizations located in the Greater Seattle and Washington, D.C., areas.

Demonstrating the high demand for arts funding, The Morgan Fund received 131 proposals requesting more than $1.5 million. The Fund is awarding $228,860 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. These investments support companies with specific projects that help them achieve a higher artistic level and advance the organization.

The Morgan Fund is dedicated to helping dance and theatre organizations thrive so that residents of the Greater Seattle and Washington, D.C., regions can enjoy high caliber performing arts. The next round of funding for The Morgan Fund is projected to have an application deadline in the fall of 2019. Please visit www.themorganfund.com for the most up-to-date information.

2018 Grantees

A Contemporary Theatre - ACT

Alchemy Tap Project

Ally Theatre Company

Best Medicine Rep, Inc.

Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory

Theater J/Edlavitch Jewish Community Center of Washington, DC

Flying V, Ltd.

Happenstance Theater

MOVEIUS Contemporary Ballet, Inc.

On the Boards

Pacific Northwest Ballet

Rorschach Theatre

Seattle Repertory Theatre

Seattle Shakespeare

Showtunes Theatre Company

Tacoma Little Theatre and Drama League

Taproot Theatre Company

The Andrew Keegan Theatre

The Williams Project

Theatre Off Jackson

Theatre Puget Sound

Upstart Crow Collective

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