Grants Information

Grant Criteria and Application Instructions:

Please read the following criteria and instructions carefully before submitting an application.

     Grant Criteria

        What kind of art does CAFN fund? 

        Music, Writing, Painting, Dance, Sculpture, theatre, Film and Craft.


     What does CAFN not fund?

        College or school tuition.

        Marketing or promotional ideas.

        Art that involves the community and the audience in its creation, presentation and display.

        Art that causes people to reflect on the larger community.

        Art that belongs to the public.

        Art that prompts the viewer to act.

     Application Instructions


     Who can apply?


        The adult grant program assists adults 25 years and older in developing their art skills and knowledge.

        The adult grant may be applied toward art education, art workshops, art supplies and any other art-related avenues that would          assist adults in their artistic development.

        Applications are limited to adults who live in Kitsap County.

        Individual grants of up to $1,200.00 each are available.

     Who may reapply?

        Can apply a maximum of once a year for up to $1,200.00 grant.

        Past recipients of our grants should understand that the Foundation does not wish to become an instrument of extended or              permanent support for particular individuals.

     What can I expect if I am awarded a grant?

        The recipient must give a short presentation at a CAFN Board meeting to share what he/she learned in utilizing the grant.

        There is a six month limit on grant distribution.

        $40.  Maximum per diem for meals.

        Donation is requested to be used to raise funds for future grants.

        Payment will be made upon receiving original receipt.

What is the selection process?

        When the application is received the Grants/Scholarships Committee reviews the application and then presents the application          to the Board for a vote