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General Operating Support: Arts

Grants to California Nonprofit Arts Organizations to Support the
Presentation of Public Arts Programs in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Grants for the Arts (GFTA)

Conf. Date:

01/30/20

Deadline Date:

02/14/20 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to California nonprofit organizations that provide arts programming in eligible regions for organizational support. Funding is intended to support arts organizations in presenting public art displays and performances that benefit the local area. Grants are intended to be used for needs defined by the grantee and at the grantee’s discretion. Organizations must be located in the City and/or County of San Francisco.

Grant for the Arts (GFTA’s) mission is to promote the City by supporting the arts. This is accomplished by supporting arts organizations’ general operating expenses.

GFTA strives to be a stable, dependable resource for organizations that successfully meet its funding criteria and align with the GFTA’s mission promoting vibrancy, transparency, accountability, and equity in the City; and, is committed to supporting the full spectrum of arts organizations in San Francisco. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182347

Estimated Size of Grant:

According to the organization’s budget size, the following list are the goal amounts of support that GFTA tries to reach.

- 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 - up to 1%

Term of Contract:

There is no limit to the number of years a group can continue to receive funds.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In order to qualify for funding, an applicant in this category must:

- Have a 501(c)(3) nonprofit status or a valid fiscal sponsor.
- Not be a government agency or program.
- Maintain a corporate address in the City and County of San Francisco for at least three full years at the time of application.
- Be in compliance with Grants for the Arts (GFTA), other City Departments and programs, and GFTA fiduciary partners and grantees.
- Have a mission or program with the primary purpose of public performance or display of art works in the City and County of San Francisco.
- Present at least one public performance or display of art works in the City and County of San Francisco for the general public within the grant year.
- Demonstrate fiscal responsibility, evidenced by: receiving non-GFTA sources of funding; maintaining insurance policies required by the City Risk Manager; not having one source of contributed income comprise 50% or more of their budget.

Pre-proposal Conference:

For additional support, Intersection for the Arts will be hosting workshops and labs designed to assist applicants with applying. A schedule of these workshops may be found: https://theintersection.org/get-skills/workshops/

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for this grant program opens on November 15, 2019 and closes on February 14, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. No late or incomplete applications will be accepted.

FAQs: https://sfgfta.org/faq/

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://gfta.force.com/s/

Grants for the Arts
401 Van Ness Avenue
Suite 321
San Francisco, CA 94102

415.554.6710
gfta@sfgov.org

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