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Helping The Arts


Each year we provide grants to deserving artists and organizations
for art related projects with the money raised in the previous year.





Skagit Community Band

2016 Recipients

The recipients for the funds raised in 2015 are listed below.

  • Artist Scholarship awarded to Riley McClenaghan
  • Cantable Chamber Choir of Skagit Valley Earth Day event
  • Skagit Community Band for free concert series
  • Skakespeare Northwest Association for stage repairs
  • Lincoln Theatre installation of hearing loop
  • Anacortes grade school art show and benefit for Fire District featuring Geoffrey Castle on St. Patrick's Day at The Depot
  • Mount Vernon Riverwalk Concert Series
  • Mount Vernon Farmers Market sound system upgrade
  • Anacortes Middle School Piano drive


2015 Yadira Rosales Multicultural Festival

2015 Recipients

The recipients for the funds raised in 2014 are listed below.

  • 1st Annual Arts Scholarship to Nathan Donovan
  • Watershed Art and Discovery Day
  • Mt Vernon Downtown Association Harvest Moon Festival
  • 2015 Yadira Rosales Multicultural Festival
  • La Conner 2015 Rock the Dock Event
  • Riverwalk Concert Series in Mount Vernon
  • Migrant Leaders Local Youth Documentary Screening
  • Anacortes Music Channel
  • Meta Performing Arts Cats Performance
  • Oasis Teen Shelter to improve art center
Native American Art Project

2014 Recipients

The recipients for the funds raised in 2013 are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

Catapult Music Festival

2013 Recipients

The recipients for the funds raised in 2012 are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.



Laventure School Recording Project

2012 Recipients

The recipients for the funds raised in 2011 were given grants of $500. The recipients are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

Skagit Symphony

2011 Recipients


The recipients for the funds raised in 2010 were given grants of $500 and $200. The recipients are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

The Conway Muse

2010 Recipients


The recipients for the funds raised in 2009 were given grants of $300 and $500. The recipients are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

Skagit River Poetry Festival

2009 Recipients


The recipients for the funds raised in 2008 were each given a grant of $300. The recipients are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

2008 Recipients


The recipients for the funds raised in 2007 were each given a grant of $500. The recipients are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

2006/2007 Recipients


The recipients for the funds raised in 2006 were each given a grant of $500. The recipients are listed below. Please visit their websites by clicking the link in the list below.

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Donations are tax deductable.
EIN: 27-0642294

Our Mission

To enhance the quality of life in Skagit County through the arts.

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