Tacoma Arts Commission and Evergreen College receive $300,000 as part of the inaugural “Our Town” grants from National Endowment for the Arts
The City of Tacoma’s Arts Commission and Evergreen State College are the only two Washington state recipients of a new grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, announced NEA chairman Rocco Landesman on Tuesday. The “Our Town” grants give a total of $6.575 million to 51 communities in 34 states to fund public-private partnerships that both support the arts and shape the local community in social, physical and economic ways to increase livability.
At $200,000 the grant to the Tacoma Arts Commission is one of the largest. It will help fund the redesign of the Tacoma …