Nonprofit Space Investment Fund Application 


Online Submission Form: Nonprofit Space Investment Fund
Financial Assistance, July 2019
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 $4.5 million has been awarded and it is anticipated that a minimum of $2.4 million will be available for distribution in this round. 

Before completing this application, please read the "Program Guidelines" document at www.communityvisionca.org/sfsustainability 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 July 24 - September 5, 2019. The last day to schedule a consultation call is August 30th.  To register for a call please email Karen Sullivan at ksullivan@communityvisionca.org.
  • Applications  must be received by Noon (12:00 PM), October 1, 2019 to be considered for a NSIF award.  Applications submitted after Noon (12:00 PM) or deemed incomplete will not be accepted.  
  • Community Vision encourages applicants to submit their applications before the October 1st deadline so that any technical problems that arise can be resolved before the deadline.
  • The target date for award notification is December 2, 2019.
  • For technical assistance using this application, please contact Karen Sullivan, Managing Real Estate Consultant at ksullivan@communityvisionca.org.
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 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
Governance and Risk Mitigation
Financial Statements and Evaluation
Demonstrate financial accountability by submitting the organization’s audit or, if an audit is unavailable, the IRS form 990 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 October 1, 2019 at Noon (12:00 PM). Applications will not be accepted after Noon (12:00 PM) and the application will shut down. For assistance using this application, please contact Karen Sullivan, Managing Real Estate Consultant at ksullivan@communityvisionca.org.