Nonprofit Space Investment Fund Application 

Online Submission Form: Nonprofit Space Investment Fund
Financial Assistance, December 2018
The  Nonprofit Space Investment Fund (NSIF), a program of the Nonprofit Sustainability Initiative (NSI), provides critical financial support to nonprofits for the acquisition of new, permanent space.  To-date $4 million has been awarded and it is anticipated that a minimum of $2 million will be available for distribution in this round.
  • Before completing this application, please read the "Program Guidelines" document at for program eligibility requirements.
  • NSIF grants can finance acquisition costs or an upfront payment for a long-term lease (55 year minimum).
  • All applicants are required to complete a consultation call prior to submitting an application.  The consultation calls are available between December 20, 2018 - February 1, 2019. The last day to schedule a consultation call is January 25th.  To register for a call please email Karen Sullivan at
  • Applications  must be received by 12:00 pm, February 22, 2019 to be considered for a NSIF award.  Applications submitted after 12:00 pm will not be accepted and the application will be shut down.  
  • NCCLF encourages applicants to submit their applications before the February 22nd deadline so that any technical problems that arise can be resolved before the deadline.
  • The target date for award notification is April 2, 2019.
  • For technical assistance using this application, please contact Karen Sullivan, Managing Real Estate Consultant at
Organization and Staff Information
Preferred Gender Pronoun First Name Last Name
Primary Contact Person Information
Preferred Gender Pronoun First Name Last Name
Secondary Contact Person Information
Organization Designation(s) (check all that apply):
List the three largest sources of non-City funding including the funder name, amount, and the grant contract period
Funder Amount Term
Grant or Contract
Grant or Contract
Grant or Contract
If your organization receives City funding, list the three largest sources of funding including the funder name, amount, and the grant contract period.
Department Amount Term
Grant or Contract
Grant or Contract
Grant or Contract
Programming & Community Impact    
Please list the number of primary and secondary beneficiaries. Primary beneficiaries receive the bulk of services or resources. Secondary beneficiaries receive minor services or are impacted through the ripple effect of the organization's work. (For example, a Counseling Agency's primary clients could be youth receiving counseling services and its secondary clients could be family members that receive minor support services. For a Capacity Building Agency, primary clients could include nonprofit staff & board members registered for workshops and secondary clients could be clients served through the nonprofits that are supported.)
Primary Secondary
Beneficiaries served
Of the beneficiaries listed above, list up to 3 zip codes served in order of where the greatest to fewest beneficiaries are served. 
Primary Secondary
Zip code:
Zip code:
Zip code:
Basic Eligibility
Current San Francisco Office Headquarters/Program Space
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New Office/Program Space 
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Project Impact 
Project Team 
Attachments: Please attach the following items if available/applicable
BylawGovernance and Risk Mitigation
Financial Statements and Evaluation
Demonstrate financial accountability by submitting the organization’s IRS form 990 or audit for the last three fiscal years (all grantees will be required to provide annual audits as an ongoing grant requirement), current year budget, and year-to-date income statement and balance sheet. Arts and Cultural organizations may submit financial data from DataArts (formerly Cultural Data Project).  
For City contractors
Project Information
Consultation Call
How did you learn about the Nonprofit Space Investment Fund?
Applications must be received by February 22, 2019 at 12:00 pm. Applications will not be accepted after 12:00 PM and the application will shut down. For assistance using this application, please contact Karen Sullivan, Managing Real Estate Consultant at