Grant Opportunities

Council Funded Grant Programs For 2024 Funding

The City of Ellensburg application process for the Council funded grant programs, to help support community initiatives and programs, is open for 2024 funding. The four grant programs outlined in Resolution 2018-32 are: 

ProgramAdministered By
Community Grant
City Council Sub-Committee
Park PartnershipsParks and Recreation Commission
Water Quality Grants
Environmental Commission
Historic Preservation Grants
Landmarks and Design Commission

For information about the status of your application, contact Cyndi LaChappelle-Mathis in the City Manager's Office at (509) 962-7221. 

The application period for 2024 funding is closed. 

Arts Commission Grants For 2024 Funding

The Ellensburg Arts Commission annually invites artists and organizations to submit a request for funding for art projects in the City of Ellensburg. The application period is closed. 

ProgramAdministered By
Art GrantsEllensburg Arts Commission

For questions about the status of your application, send an email to or contact Arts Commission staff member Kelle Vandenberg at (509) 962-7149.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission Grants For 2023 Funding

The City of Ellensburg’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commission is accepting grant applications for 2023 projects supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion related educational opportunities, social gathering opportunities, and supporting access to community resources to create a sense of belonging within the community. 

The grant is a new program from the Commission, and up to $4,000 is available for potential projects that will be completed in the 2023 calendar year. Awarded grant funds must be spent in the 2023 calendar year, and documentation is required for reimbursement from the City.  

ProgramAdministered By
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion GrantsDiversity, Equity & Inclusion Commission

The application period is closed. For information about the status of your application, contact DEI Commission staff member Nicole Klauss at

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