The Anacortes Arts Festival has awarded 11 organizations over $22,000 in Giving Back Grants for 2019. These Giving Back Grants are given to artists and arts organizations who strive to advance arts education and participation in the arts for Fidalgo Island residents. The Festival strives to impact the whole community through its range of giving, full list of Grants.
The Anacortes Arts Festival returned over $65,000 to the community in 2018 and will be working to continue this level of giving in 2019. In addition to grants, the Festival funds cultural education for school kids through our April events, public art through our Art Dash and Color Run, and artists through our fine art awards & Anacortes Collects program.