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Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
The Talented Youth is a 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization that was founded in 2007 with the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) as its flagship program.

NFFTY has grown into the world’s largest film festival for emerging directors. Each year the festival showcases films by directors 24 and under.

NFFTY supports young filmmakers by offering professional level workshops year-round. In addition NFFTY.org hosts filmmaker resources, tips, news and information.

Within NFFTY lies a creative production company, NFFTY Creative, that connects brands with emerging talent to produce original content.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Anderson Island, WA
The Anderson Island Historical Society provides a view of the lifestyle of living on an island in the southern-most part of Puget Sound by preserving local culture, thereby enabling present and future generations to learn about and maintain the heritage of this unique style of living.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Anacortes, WA
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Anacortes, WA
THE BIRTH OF THE FESTIVAL

The Anacortes Arts and Crafts Festival got its start in 1962 as the brain-child of Dr. Jack Papritz and a group of dedicated community arts patrons. The idea came from Dr. Papritz’s European travels, specifically the Parisienne Montmartre – a French open-air cafe.

With the support of the Anacortes Chamber of Commerce, and $300 in seed money, the first festival in July of 1962 was billed as “the longest art display in the world.” In the 50 years since that simple beginning, the Festival has grown into one of the largest and most respected Festivals in the northwest.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
Amplifier is a design lab that builds art to amplify the voices of grassroots movements. We work with our community of social change partners, in both the for-profit and non-profit worlds, to build symbols, language, and distribution strategies that can change the national narrative. We draw from a deep portfolio of artists to commission new art, then take the work and distribute it in unparalleled numbers through creative space hacks, reaching new audiences and driving real change.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
The American Red Cross saves lives. When disaster strikes, we respond with food, shelter and hope. When barriers of distance, language or warfare separate loved ones, we open lines of communication. When families, co-workers and communities must prepare for emergencies, we help them take action.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Alphabet Alliance of Color (AAoC) is an organizing alliance of all our letters: two spirit, black, brown, disabled, femme, gender non-conforming, indigenous, pasifika, queer, trans, people of color who are healers, caretakers, dreamers, organizers, and community leaders. We center people like you who share our identities, and we serve our intersectional community — meaning ourselves, our intersectional community, and all of our letters above who are experiencing racism, violence, transphobia, and economic violence.
Community Focus
Chicano-Latino, Caribbean, Multicultural, Latin America
Location
Seattle, WA
Alma y Azúcar brings you an exquisite and passionate selection of Latin styles and flavors. From the bouncy feel of 'Perfidia' and 'Quizas' to the passionate tango version of 'Besame Mucho', the sultry bossa nova 'Waters of March' and the salsa sound of 'Bemba Colorá' or 'Oye Como Va', these tunes have captured hearts and entertained internationally for decades.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
ALMA VILLEGAS brings over 25 years of experience facilitating efforts founded on social justice and equity. She has a long track record in organizational development in the private and public sector including policy, program and evaluation. A seasoned equity advisor and community engagement professional, she has worked collaboratively on a broad range of projects conducting equity assessments and strategic planning, providing one-on-one and group equity coaching and mentorship, facilitating dialogues that are grounded in safe space principles and racial equity, and developing media and social networking platforms for multi-lingual and multi-cultural communities.
Community Focus
East Asia, Eastern Africa, Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
All Girl Everything Ultimate Program (AGE UP) is a rad, young and grassroots youth leadership program based out of the Seattle Southend that brings together middle school and high school aged girls with world-class female athletes. We empower young women to develop positive identity, build personal and collective strength, and promote justice through the sport and community of Ultimate Frisbee... all while having a ton of fun!!
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Spokane, WA
AHANA is a Spokane-based non-profit organization that supports and promotes Inland Northwest multi-ethnic and multi-cultural businesses and their communities.
Community Focus
African American/Black, Multicultural
Location
“I am a Painter, an Author, and Filmmaker and a Community Social Justice Art Educator, focused on chronicling the African American diaspora.”
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Lind, WA
The Adams County Historical Society is a non-profit organization that was established in 1952 to celebrate the history of Adams County and its communities, protect the county’s artifacts, explain the history of Adams County as well as the towns and cities located within its boundaries and provide access to research assistance to genealogists and historians.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
A professional theater company dedicated to creating & staging productions that are written by or featuring characters, themes and narratives particular to people of Color & Faith.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
ACT envisions a world where the power of theatre expands our collective understanding of community and our own humanity.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
As the cultural funding agency for King County, Washington, 4Culture works to make our region vibrant. 4Culture takes a unique approach to serving our region. Our four program areas—arts, heritage, historic preservation, and public art—put public resources to use all over King County. We work to ensure access to cultural experiences for all, from museum collections to theater productions to artists showing work in our gallery.
Community Focus
Multicultural
Location
Seattle, WA
206 Zulu is a Seattle-based community organization, established in 2004, that uses Hip Hop culture and the arts as platforms for community service, education and empowerment. Over the years, 206 Zulu’s diverse membership expanded throughout the Pacific Northwest and a wide array of programs flourished to include free and all-ages events, concerts, festivals, parades, dance competitions, workshops, classes, conferences, multimedia programs, and more.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, Global Indigenous, Multicultural, North America
Location
A hidden gem in the Seattle music scene, Arden proves that the ukulele is more than just a novelty instrument. Born and raised in Hawaii, he learned from ukulele masters such as Jake Shimabukuro and Troy Fernandez, but now forges his own style in Seattle. Arden fuses tradition with the progressive to break the expectations and elevates the ukulele to new boundaries.
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Multicultural, Southeast Asia, North America
Location
Seattle, WA
25 years of supporting survivors & strengthening communities
Community Focus
Pacific/Pacific Islander, East Asia, South Asia, Multicultural, Southeast Asia
Location
Seattle, WA
Explore what it means to survive and thrive in a new culture. Tour the very hotel where countless Asian Pacific immigrants first found a home, a meal and refuge in Seattle. Challenge your perspective on what it means to be, and become, American. Immerse yourself in contemporary Asian Pacific American issues through authentic stories, bold art and community driven exhibits. It's all at The Wing, America's only museum devoted to the Asian Pacific American Experience.