City Funded Cultural Activities

2020-2021 Cultural Funding Cycle

Important Dates*
Tuesday, November 26 - Funding Recommendations to City Council (1st Touch)
Tuesday, December 10 - Approve Funding

The City of Bainbridge Island received 21 proposals from 19 organizations for cultural projects and activities that benefit Bainbridge Island residents and visitors during 2020-2021. A total of $300,000 will be distributed through a two-year funding cycle.Special consideration was given to organizations and projects that use City funds to advance the community objectives identified within the Cultural Element and/or Economic Element of the City’s Comprehensive Plan

For more information on the Cultural Funding Advisory Committee, please visit the Cultural Funding Advisory Committee webpage.

2020-2021 Cultural Activities Proposals

Organization/ Proposal Project
Amount Requested
Recommended
2-Year Funding
Arts and Humanities Bainbridge Operating Support $  29,000
$  29,000
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network Growing Youth & Teen Program $  29,181
$  24,262
Bainbridge Arts and Craft Operating Support $  30,000
-0-
Bainbridge Chorale Operating Support $  10,000
$  10,000
Bainbridge Downtown Association Economic & Cultural Programs $  30,000
-0-
Bainbridge Historical Museum Her Vote. Her Story. and Protest Exhibits $  12,000
$  12,000
Bainbridge Historical Museum Operating Support $  30,000
$  24,000
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community Website Reconstruction/
Face-to-Face Connection
$  15,000
$  15,000
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District ARTLAB Project $  10,765
-0-
Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District Extending Sounds of Summer Concert Series $  10,000
-0-
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Cultural Impact Initiative $  30,000
$  24,000
Bainbridge Island Senior Community Center Senior Cultural Activities $  10,000
$  10,000
Bainbridge Performing Arts Operating Support $  30,000
$  30,000
Battle Point Astronomical Association Revitalizing Our Island Observatory $  30,000
-0-
Bloedel Reserve Gratitude Day 2020 & 2021 $  30,000
-0-
Island Theatre Ten-Minute Play Festival $  22,738
$  22,738
Island Time Activities (ITA) Operating Support $  30,000
$  30,000
Kids Discovery Museum Operating Support $  30,000
$  25,000
New Life Community Development Agency Living Arts Cultural Heritage Project $  30,000
-0-
Ovation!  Performing Arts Northwest Operating Support $  30,000
$  24,000
The Lesser-Known Players Operating Support $  20,000
$  20,000
Total   $498,684
$300,000

2018-2019 Cultural Activities Projects

Organization/Proposal
Amount
Requested
Amount
Funded
2018
Report
2019
Report
Arts and Humanities Bainbridge
$20,000
$18,000
Link
 
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network
$30,000
$15,000
 
Bainbridge Arts and Crafts
$30,000
$30,000
 
Bainbridge Chorale
$20,000
$8,000
 
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum - Operating
$30,000
$30,000
 
Bainbridge Island Historical Museum - Yama Exhibit (Funded in 2018 Only)
$5,200
$5,200
N/A
Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community
$20,000
$18,000
 
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
$24,000
$24,000
 
Bainbridge Island Youth Orchestra
$5,750
$5,750
 
Bainbridge Performing Arts
$30,000
$30,000
 
Battle Point Astronomical Association and
Bainbridge Artisan Resource Network
$30,000
$20,000
 
Bloedel Reserve
$24,000
$15,000
 
Island Theatre
$6,000
$6,000
 
IslandWood
$30,000
$10,000
 
Kids Discovery Museum
$30,000
$30,000
 
Olympic Performance Group
$10,000
$10,000
 
Ovation!  Performing Arts Northwest
$30,000
$25,000
 
Total $374,950

$299,950