Yearly Archives: 2016

WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence Grant Application Deadline Extended

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We have extended the WCTAIR deadline to Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 12 p.m. PST. If you have already submitted your application and would like additional time to work on the application, please email liz.ozol@sfgov.org and she can re-open your grant. It will be your responsibility to make the changes and then re-submit. If you do not… Read more

Organization Project Grants Application Deadline Extended

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Due to a breakdown in the system, we have extended the OPG deadline to Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 12 p.m. If you have already submitted your application and would like additional time to work on the application, please email robynn.takayama@sfgov.org and she can re-open your grant. It will be your responsibility to make the changes and… Read more

Online Grant Applications Now Open and Technical Assistance Workshops Announced

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Application Deadlines: Applications for all SFAC grant programs are due online throughout October and November 2016, and grant review panels will take place between January and March 2017. See the calendar below for more information. Technical Assistance: We will be hosting a series of technical assistance (TA) workshops for individual artists and organizations who want… Read more

Access to Housing – San Francisco Artist & Arts Worker Outreach Program

San Francisco’s reputation as a world class city is in part based on the creativity and vibrancy generated by a robust and energetic arts and creative community. From our world class museums, theaters and dance companies to our neighborhood murals and cultural centers, the arts are part of every community and serve the City as… Read more

Special Message About Our Upcoming Grants Cycle

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The grants team is busy building a new online grants management system (GMS) to be implemented for the FY2016-2017 grants cycle. We anticipate completing the build out by the end of July and spending August troubleshooting and beta testing the system. Although we are optimistic, it is likely that there will be a few bumps… Read more

Changes to the WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence Grant Program

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Calling all writers, playwrights, librettists, film and video makers, poets – literary teaching artists of every stripe – do you want to make a difference working with youth in San Francisco? The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant may be right for you. This $40,000 annual grant, renewable for up to three years, supports literary… Read more

WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence application is now open!

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The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence grant application and guidelines are now posted. The WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence (WCTAIR) grant is a three year grant, renewed annually, that provides support to individual teaching artists to offer free, long-term, in-depth literacy–focused arts workshops to youth at San Francisco community sites. Applications are due via email by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, May 23, 2016.

Announcement: WritersCorps Teaching Artist-in-Residence grants program

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Dear WritersCorps Community, The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) is pleased to announce that WritersCorps will be changing from a direct service program to a teaching artist grants program in response to the San Francisco Arts Commission’s strategic plan. The SFAC convened key stakeholders to consider how best to honor and retain the legacy of WritersCorps;… Read more

FY2015-2016 Grants Cycle Panel Recommendations

Panel season is over and all panel recommendations will go before the Full Commission for approval in March. Click on the documents below to download the recommendation packets, which include applicant rankings, project summaries for the recommended applicants, panelist bios, and the guidelines/applications. Any questions about the categories may be directed to the respective program officers listed.