San Francisco Arts Reopening Fund - Application

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A consortium of seven San Francisco Cultural Centers announce the availability of $714,000 in facility-related reopening grants for arts and culture nonprofits in San Francisco. Eligible organizations with physical spaces can apply to receive grants of up to $35,000, and eligible organizations with virtual spaces can apply to receive grants of up to $10,000. Eligible organizations with both physical and virtual spaces can apply for both grants for up to $45,000. Physical spaces are defined as spaces with a property address in San Francisco. Virtual spaces are defined as online spaces that enhance the organization’s ability to produce and publicly disseminate artistic and cultural experiences to San Francisco residents and visitors.

Applications are due on Friday, October 8th, 2021 at 12 pm PST. The system will shut down at this time and will not accept late submissions. We encourage you to submit your application before 11:30am to avoid last-minute technical issues, as the portal receives significant increased activity in the last 30 minutes before the deadline. You will know that you have officially submitted your application when you have clicked the "Submit" button and a confirmation page appears.
Please review the Program Guidelines and the Frequently Asked Questions before submitting your application. 

The San Francisco Arts Reopening Fund is a program of the seven San Francisco Arts Commission-designated Cultural Centers, is administered by Community Vision, and supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission.

To learn more about the San Francisco Arts Reopening Fund, visit For questions about the Fund, please email

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