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Council funds 11 arts groups
Bellevue city councilmembers voted Tuesday to allocate funds to 25 special projects and 11 organizations supporting the arts.
The council approved $110,000 in all for 2014, sending $83,000 to arts organizations and $27,000 to projects. Individual funding amounts ranged from $500 to $18,000.
Among the special projects to receive funding were the Seattle International Film Festival, which will show 50 screenings in Bellevue, with appearances from filmmakers. The films will be shown at Lincoln Square Cinemas.
A complete listing can be found on the City Council page of the city of Bellevue website, in the Feb. 18, 2014 study session packet.