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Northern California Community Loan Fund receives $4.515 million to administer grants and technical support to arts and social service nonprofits to help mitigate displacement.


Requests for Proposals from nonprofits now available; applications due November 14, 2014. SAN FRANCISCO, October 20, 2014 – The San Francisco Arts Commission and the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development announce the award of a grant totaling $4,515,000 to Northern California Community Loan Fund (NCCLF) to serve as ... Read more

Something to Say SF/Best Practices in Afterschool Arts Programming -and- How to Attract and Retain Tweens


We invite you to a free half-day conference that will present the findings of a recent national study conducted by the Wallace Foundation on afterschool programs and discuss how to attract and retain the sometimes hard-to-engage urban tweens and teens. Keynote presentation by Denise Montgomery of Next Level Strategic Marketing Group/CultureThrive, ... Read more

Technical Assistance Workshops in September


Marigold Project, photo by Jazmin Morelos, FY2012 Arts for Neighborhood Vitality
Marigold Project, photo by Jazmin Morelos, FY2012 Arts for Neighborhood Vitality Space is Limited! RSVP early for a 15 minute one-on-one consultation with staff. Bring your specific questions for the Organization Project Grants (OPG), Creative Space (CRSP), Arts & Communities: Innovative Partnerships (ACIP), and Native American Arts & Cultural Traditions (NAACT) ... Read more

REMINDER: Grant Deadline WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1


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Byb Chanel Bibene, photo by Lynne Fried, FY2011 Organization Project Grants Grant Applications Due Wednesday, October 1Applications for the following SFAC grant categories will be accepted via email at sfac.grants@sfgov.org until 11:59 p.m., Wednesday, October 1: Organization Project Grants Creative Space Arts & Communities: Innovative Partnerships Native American Arts & Cultural Traditions ... Read more

Announcing New Senior Program Officer Barbara Mumby


We are thrilled to welcome Barbara Mumby to the San Francisco Arts Commission. Ms. Mumby is currently a dual Master's candidate in Museum Studies and Business Administration at John F. Kennedy University. Previously, she received her Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts and Native American Studies from the University of ... Read more

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS – Nonprofit Displacement


Technical and Financial Assistance to Mitigate Nonprofit Displacement in the Arts and Cultural Sector and/or Social Service Sector The San Francisco Arts Commission (“SFAC”) and the Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development (“MOHCD”) are issuing this request for proposals (“RFP”) from nonprofits to receive funding to enable them to ... Read more

Grants 101 TOMORROW


Stepology, photo by RAPT Productions, FY2013 Organization Project Grants
Stepology, photo by RAPT Productions, FY2013 Organization Project Grants Grants 101 is a general information session on grant writing basics and SFAC grants. This workshop is geared towards first-time and beginner grant writers to learn the basics of grant writing and strategy. Wednesday, August 27San Francisco Arts Commission 25 Van Ness Avenue, Ste. ... Read more

The Arts Commission Announces the Release of the FY2014–2015 Grant Deadlines, Guidelines and Applications


Anthony Williams, photo by Robbie Sweeny, FY2013 Individual Artist Commissions
Anthony Williams, photo by Robbie Sweeny, FY2012 Individual Artist Commissions NEW GRANT DEADLINES! AUGUST 1, 2014 Cultural Equity Initiatives Levels 1 & 2 Individual Artist Commissions – Visual, Literary, Media Arts OCTOBER 1, 2014 (Guidelines TBA August) Creative Space Organization Project Grants Arts for Neighborhood Vitality Arts & Communities: Innovative Partnerships Native American Arts & Cultural Traditions *The SFAC will host ... Read more