Scholarship Criteria and Application Instructions:
Please read the following criteria and instructions carefully before submitting an application.
What kind of art does CAFN fund?
Music, Writing, Painting, Drawing, Photography, Dance, Sculpture, Theatre, Film
The financial limit is $1,000.00 per family per calendar year for up to 3 years.
Who may reapply?
Students in grades 1-12.
Students who live in Kitsap County
Who may re-apply?
Student must reapply each year or within a year. If there is a change in instructor or area of interest they must
reapply at that time.
Past recipients of our grants should understand that CAFNW does not wish to become an instrument of extended
or permanent support for individuals.
What can I expect if I am awarded a scholarship?
A presentation to the Board is required for grades 9-12. Grades 1-8 are encouraged but not required.
The check and the “proof of completion” form will be mailed to the parent/guardian.
Payment will be made out to the teacher/school on receipt of invoice.
The teacher is responsible for signing and mailing a class competition form within 30 days of the
completion of the class to:
Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest
PO Box 291
Poulsbo, WA 98370
The IRS requires proof of completion of the class
What is the selection process?
When CAFNW receives the application, the Grants and Scholarships Committee will review and then present to the
Board for a vote. This process can take up to 2 months. When CAFNW receives the application, the Grants and
Scholarships Committee will review and then present to the Board for a vote. This process can take up to 2 months.
The CAFN Board accepts scholarship applications at https://www.cafnw.org/grants-scholarships
If you have any questions regarding CAFNW Sponsorship, please contact:
CAFNW Grant/Scholarship Chair