Nonprofit Space Investment Fund (NSIF) Application 

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Online Submission Form: Nonprofit Space Investment Fund
Financial Assistance, September 2020
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 $8 million has been awarded and up to $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 September 16, 2020 - September 28, 2020. The last day to schedule a consultation call is September 25th. To register for a call please click here
  • Applications must be received by noon (12pm Pacific) on Friday October 9th, 2020 to be considered for a NSIF award. Applications submitted after noon (12pm Pacific) on Friday October 9th, 2020 or deemed incomplete will not be accepted. 
  • Community Vision encourages applicants to submit their applications before the October 9th deadline so that any technical problems that arise can be resolved before the deadline.
  • The target date for award notification is November 18, 2020.
  • For technical assistance using this application, please contact Risa Blumlein Keeper, Managing Consultant, at rbkeeper@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 
To look up your district by address, visit http://propertymap.sfplanning.org/
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?
Certification and Release

This certification and release must be signed by the individual applicant or principal officer of the organization with the knowledge of the matters contained herein and with legal authority to obligate the organization. The undersigned certifies: That all information contained herein is accurate or represents a reasonable estimate of future operations based on the data available at the time of the application and that there are no misstatements or misrepresentations contained herein or in attachments. The individual applicant or organization will comply with the federal laws that regulate Fair Labor, Civil Rights, Accessibility, and other regulations and City requirements in this grant application. The undersign hereby release Community Vision Capital & Consulting, and their respective officers, employees or agents, from any and all liability and/or responsibility concerning damage to or loss of materials submitted to FormAssembly, whether or not such damage or loss is caused by the negligence or intentional acts or omissions of FormAssembly, its respective officers, employees or agents.

Applications must be received by noon (12pm Pacific) on Friday October 9th, 2020. Applications will not be accepted after noon (12pm Pacific) on Friday October 9th, 2020 and the application will shut down. For assistance using this application, please contact Risa Blumlein Keeper, Managing Consultant, at rbkeeper@communityvisionca.org.