Foundation / Corporation
Grants for the Arts (GFTA)
04/10/20 5:00 PM
Grants to California nonprofit organizations that produce public art events in eligible regions. Funding is intended to support organizations that enhance the local region's attractiveness to visitors through the creation of annual public events that preserve and celebrate the cultural identity and traditional activities of San Francisco's various populations.
The mission of Grants for the Arts (GFTA) is to promote the City by supporting the arts.
General Operating Support: Parades and Festivals
Events seeking support from this program must:
Operating expenditures for San Francisco activities only may be submitted — for example: net salaries (with the exception of development staff), wages, fees, rental of equipment, rental of halls/studios, telephone charges, advertising and publicity expenses, stationery and office supplies.
Applicants may use up to 15% of your award for capital expenditures.
GrantWatch ID#: 145330
Applicants are not restricted in the amounts they request. One factor in determining a grant amount is the three-year average of an organizations operating budget. For reference, below are the approximate budget percentages currently being used as guidelines for GFTA’s General Operating Support—Arts grants.
- Budgets of under $350,000 – 15%.
- Budgets of more than $350,000 but less than $750,000 – 10%.
- Budgets of more than $750,000 but less than $1,000,000 – 8%.
- Budgets of more than $1,000,000 but less than $3,000,000 – 6%.
- Budgets of more than $3,000,000 but less than $10,000,000 – 5%
- Budgets of more than $10,000,000 but less than $25,000,000 – 2%
- Budgets of more than $25,000,000 – no more than 1%
Reimbursable services are only those rendered within the period of the Agreement; invoices dated prior to July 1 or after June 30 cannot be reimbursed.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
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