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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 8,252,000
Net change from current biennium 1,227,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 17.5% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
4,641,600 2,481,600 General Fund - Federal 1,705,304 2,160,000 2,106,000
116,399 66,399 General Fund - Private/Local 46,721 50,000 50,000
4,735,000 General Fund - State 2,980,928 4,735,000 5,176,000
(80,000) State Building Construction Account - State 80,000 920,000
122,000 122,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 122,000
9,614,999 2,589,999 Total Appropriated Funds 4,854,954 7,025,000 8,252,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Non-Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Balance Non-Apropriated Funds 2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
Industrial Insurance Premium Refund - Nonappropriated 3,739
5,000 5,000 State Agency Ofc Relocat Pool Acct - Nonappropriated
5,000 5,000 Total Non-Appropriated Funds 3,739

Capital Budget: Summary

  Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   Actual Estimated Proposed
80,000 80,000 State Building Construction Account - State
80,000 80,000 Total Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 2,565,575 3,473,558 2,617,816 3,890,000 3,442,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
922,963 23.5% 1,232,681 25.4% 1,240,626 20.4%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 17.2 18.7 18.0 15.8 15.7