Screenshot from the Cultural Partnership team's video Welcome to the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS) online grants system.

ARTS grant applications, support material and final reports must be submitted through GO Smart™, our online grants management system. Follow GO Smart™ instructions to:

  • Register

  • Create your applicant profile

  • Submit the application

  • Upload you support material.


GO Smart™ guides you through the application process by a combination of help screens, links to instructions, and checks for math and other errors. 

ARTS' investments in the arts make our community more vibrant and spur economic growth. In alignment with the City's Race and Social Justice Initiative, we work to eliminate institutional racism in our programs, grants, policies and practices. These grants make meaningful impacts in our communities by expanding access to arts and culture for residents and visitors throughout our city.

More information on grant funding available through ARTS.  

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call ARTS at 206.684.7171. Staff is on-hand to assist applicants during business hours, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. PDT, Monday through Friday. 

New to the system?

Please start by creating a new profile for yourself or your organization. Click the link below to get started. Once you create your new profile please write down your User Name and Password in a secure place for future use. Next time you visit this site, use the Login tab in the navigation to enter the system.