The San Francisco Arts Commission (SFAC) wishes to connect local artists and arts workers who may be struggling to maintain a foothold in the City amidst a housing shortage and escalating real estate prices with existing affordable housing opportunities. The outcomes of this RFP are intended to provide support to those individuals who may be… Read more
San Francisco Unified School District in partnership with the San Francisco Arts Commission seek a consultant or consultants to support the “refreshing” of the SFUSD’s Arts Education Master Plan In 2006, the San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) launched the Arts Education Master Plan (AEMP), a comprehensive vision for integrating the arts into every student’s… Read more
Grant application review panels are scheduled for the following dates. Click the name of the review panel to see the full schedule. Please note some schedules are still to be announced. Artists & Communities in Partnership When: Thursday, January 26, 2017 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Where: 401 Van Ness Ave, Room 302 (Third… Read more
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 firstname.lastname@example.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
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 email@example.com and she can re-open your grant. It will be your responsibility to make the changes and… Read more
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
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
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
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
The San Francisco Arts Commission’s grant staff is here to help you understand our grant application process. We are hosting a series of workshops at the Veteran’s War Memorial Building (401 Van Ness, Room 302, San Francisco) that anyone interested in applying to our FY2016-2017 WritersCorps Teaching Artist in Residence (WCTAIR) grant is highly encouraged… Read more
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.
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
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.
Remaining grant application review panels have been scheduled. Click here to view the details.
On Wednesday, October 21, 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the African American Art & Culture Complex, join the San Francisco Arts Commission for an arts education conference around art-focused youth programming. Get inspiration, experience and practical tools to integrate arts into your site’s youth programming. Learn about effective models for collaborating with youth arts… Read more