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 The Latino Community Fund of Washington State (LCF) invites graphic-visual artists to submit a finished design to celebrate its 10th Anniversary.

LCF’s mission is to invest in the Latino community to cultivate new leaders, support effective non-profit organizations, and improve the quality of life for all Washingtonians.

And, its vision is a vibrant and civically engaged Latino community in Washington State. More information can be found at our web site

NEW Submission Deadline: 

Submissions are accepted through Tuesday, March 14th, at 11:59pm PT. Late submittals will not be accepted or considered.  

Selected Artist & Design:

A $500 award will be given to an artist for a selected design. In addition to the cash award, the winning design will be on all anniversary and gala-related materials as well as web and social media postings. The design will have a full-year of exposure from April 2017 to March 2018 as LCF communicates program and service accomplishments, leadership or constituent highlights or anecdotal-testimonial commentary throughout the year and at LCF’s Gala, which will be held on Saturday, September 9th at Four Seasons Hotel Seattle.

Awarded artist has full ownership of design and will need to sign an agreement with LCF for 12 month use of the image from April 2017- March 2018. LCF requests one hard copy of the design 11x17 poster sized dimensions with original signature from artist-designer.

Eligibility & Selection Criteria:

Latinx graphic designers and artists in Washington State will be given preference, but submissions from all artists are welcome. Design must be original.

All entries will be reviewed by a committee of community leaders and a subset of designs will be posted on the internet for an on-line interactive community voting process. 

Entries should incorporate and/or represent concepts or themes for LCF, its Gala and 10th anniversary. The following are a few suggested concepts or themes:

  • Creating a legacy
  • Thriving community
  • Equity
  • Inclusion
  • Collective voice

Submission Materials & Instructions:

Entries must be sent via email to and include “Art Contest” in the subject line of the email.

In the body of the email, include a short biography and contact information of the artist.

Submissions must be presented in a digital file format in one of the following type: MSWord, PDF, or JPEG (300 dpi).

For general questions and inquires, call 661-717-2761.

LCF will make a good faith effort to involve the artist in edits of textual content, however it reserves the right to edit all textual content and descriptions displayed or publicized.

NEW Timeline:

A community leader review committee will select a set of 3 to 5 entries to post online for broader voting and engagement by Monday, March 20th.

On-line voting will take place from Monday, March 20th through March 28th, 11:59pm PT.

Final selection and notification of the selected artist’s design will be made by Monday, April 3rd.

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