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Washington State Arts Commission

RCW 43.46

The Arts Commission develops and conserves the state’s artistic resources, encourages community livability and vibrancy, and tracks the state’s creative economy data. It collaborates with artists, arts organizations and community partners to expand arts participation, stimulate the creative sector and strengthen arts learning. The Arts Commission manages the state’s Public Art Collection in public buildings statewide, and is a catalyst for arts, creativity, culture and heritage for all Washingtonians.

Agency Mission

The Arts Commission is a catalyst for the arts, advancing the role of the arts in the lives of individuals and communities throughout the state.
Request 6,342,000
Net change from current biennium 1,058,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 20.0% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
2,122,000 General Fund - Basic Account - Federal 1,596,731 2,122,000 2,160,000
50,000 General Fund - Basic Account - Private/Local 14,000 50,000 50,000
2,990,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 2,322,124 2,990,000 4,010,000
122,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 122,000 122,000
5,284,000 Total Appropriated Funds 3,932,854 5,284,000 6,342,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 2,875
Info Tech Invest Rev Acct - Nonappropriated 303,619
Total Non-Appropriated Funds 306,494

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 2,189,928 2,293,118 990,084 3,358,000 2,984,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
477,908 12.7% (956,147) (22.6%) 3,058,798 93.2%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 17.1 16.6 17.5 15.0 14.9