Who We Fund

Each year, the City of Issaquah invests in arts and culture through a grants program that supports quality arts programming, arts education, cultural events and festivals in the community.

2022 Arts Grants

For 2022, the Arts Commission has awarded $147,950 to 26 projects — ranging from free community music series and Shakespeare in the Park to arts programs for local schools and at-risk youth.

AKA Gallery: Free Community Visual Art Classes
Beaver Lake Middle School: Visual Art Program for Students
The Circle: Club Inclusive Art
Clark Elementary PTA: Hands-On 3-D Art Program
CreatenJoy: Madhubani Art Workshop
Downtown Issaquah Association: Downtown Arts and Culture Programming
Freehold Theatre: Engaged Theater Tour and Residency at Echo Glen Children's Center
Friends of Lake Sammamish State Park: Parkadilly Festival
The Garage Teen Cafe: Craft Club and Teen Art Supplies
Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce: 2022 Salmon Days Musical Entertainment
Highlands Council: Global Grub and Groove and Teen Art Program
Influence the Choice: Student Film making / Video Contest
Issaquah Cultural Circle: Dia de los Muertos + Community Events 
Issaquah History Museums: Issaquah Depot Community Exhibit
Issaquah PTSA Council: Art, Creativity and Social Emotional Health 
Issaquah Philharmonic Orchestra: Community Orchestra Program
Issaquah Singers: Free Concerts at Issaquah Senior Living Centers
Maple Hills Elementary: Mosaic Art Project
Newcastle Elementary: Cultural Arts Program 
Seattle Shakespeare: Wooden O Free Shakespeare in the Park
Sunny Hills Elementary: Steel Band Program
Tasveer: South Asian Film Festival - Issaquah Screening
The Tavon Center: Art Expression Program
Village Theatre: 2022 Welcome Back Season - Mainstage, New Works, and Youth Education Programs
Welcoming Week: Artistic Celebrations