With SAGA support, SPPC will be able to purchase the equipment needed to carry out the in-house publishing of their annual work compendium, and pursue gatherings and classes as appropriate.
The Spokane Arts Grant Awards (SAGA) funds multiple proposals through a competitive process from a pool of qualifying applications. Grant winners carry out arts projects and programs that take place in Spokane during the twelve months following their award date. A total of nearly $100,000 is granted annually for projects in storytelling, dance, installation, music composition, theater, writing, visual arts, language, and many other disciplines. Below we provide information about each of our awardees.
View the current year’s winners here.
SAGA is excited to support Hannah Charlton in her research, documentation and display for The Forgotten Book of Women. Her project will begin with seven 9” x 12” pieces in gouache and gold on vegan parchment.
SAGA will be supporting Jill Smith’s project, which helps our region’s women veterans to heal and connect through working with clay.
Based on a survey of need in Spokane’s digital content community, SFP has put together a series of educational panels and workshops.
Live-stream concerts and new compositional works by local musicians, and a video educational program for local students and schools.
Black Lens News will create a 24-page, full-color insert will be filled with the photographs of 20 African Americans, who are currently living in Spokane.
SAGA will support Northwest BachFest in producing and distributing musical “Postcards from Spokane.”
SAGA is providing support for Spark Central’s “West Central Publishing Union” (WCPU) in order to continue their mission of decreasing the artistic opportunity gap even as their mode of delivery changes.
KYRS was granted general operational funding from SAGA to continue to promote and support the arts.
SAGA is providing Terrain with operational support due to the financial fallout from Covid.
The Avenue West Gallery has received operational support from SAGA to help with issues arising from the COVID-19, and to help raise awareness of the gallery with a mural by artist, Aaron Smith.