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Treasurer - Arts: Board Position

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Use your financial skills to help the arts! Allied Arts Foundation is a small-but-impactful Seattle nonprofit supporting the arts for over 50 years. We provide grants, awards, and fiscal sponsorship, as well as state-wide arts advocacy. We are seeking a volunteer Treasurer to join our Board of Trustees and Executive Committee. We have an annual operating budget of under $100,000 and maintain a modest investment account through Vanguard.

The Treasurer of Allied Arts Foundation (AAF) has the responsibility of overseeing the management and reporting of the organization’s finances. AAF’s accounting firm handles banking, taxes, bookkeeping, and mail collection. The Treasurer’s role is to oversee and interface with them, and to be the resource of financial matters for the AAF Board of Trustees and Executive Director.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Financial transactions oversight - Being knowledgeable about incoming donations, grant revenue, and earned income; monitoring and approving vendor invoices.
  • Accounting Point of Contact: Serving as the main point of contact with our accounting firm, and the main go-between for the Board and Executive Director.
  • Quarterly Financial Reports - Keeping the board regularly informed of key financial events, trends, concerns, and assessment of fiscal health through development of quarterly financial reports reviewed at the quarterly AAF Executive Committee meeting.
  • Budgets - Assist Executive Director in developing the annual budget as well as comparing the actual revenues and expenses incurred against the budget throughout the fiscal year.
  • Financial Policies - Overseeing the development and observation of the organization's financial policies.
  • Serve as a member of the AAF Executive Committee.

Qualifications for this position are:

Experience with financial planning / budgeting / analysis, Quickbooks, and Excel required. Non-profit experience preferred, but not required. Must be located in the Seattle-Tacoma area.

The Treasurer will join our team of friends, community volunteers, and arts enthusiasts who are helping to support artists and arts organizations locally and across the country. Members of the BIPOC community are especially encouraged to apply.

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3518 Fremont Ave N #521, SEATTLE, WA 98103, US

Mission Statement

Our Mission is to support artists, art projects, and arts-related organizations by providing 501(c)(3) non-profit fiscal sponsorship, artist awards, and arts advocacy, and other support as determined by the Board of Directors.


Founded in 1967, Allied Arts Foundation is a small-but-impactful 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization in Seattle.

Our Vision: Allied Arts Foundation supports all forms of healthy artistic endeavors and strives to build a welcoming and inclusive artistic community.

Our Values: Allied Arts Foundation values

  • Encouragement
  • Integrity
  • Creativity
  • Inclusivity
  • Excellence
  • Advocacy

We support the arts by providing yearly artist grants, high school artist awards, a poetry award, music scholarships and fiscal sponsorship for artists and arts organizations. We also support arts advocacy and historic preservation.

Arts & Culture
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We'll work with your schedule.


Mostly at your home in or near SeattleSeattle, WA 98103



  • Financial Planning
  • Budgeting
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial Service Assistance


  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 21
  • Time commitment is about 5 hours a month, sometimes a bit more, mostly working from home. Quarterly meetings via Zoom (normally held in-person in downtown Seattle) are usually scheduled from Noon to 2:00 PM on a weekday. Work is done from home; AAF m
  • Must live in or near Seattle.

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