Initiatives and Collaborative Work
Arts Loan Fund (ALF)
A collaborative program of the members of Northern California Grantmakers, ALF provides quick-turnaround, low-cost financial assistance to arts organizations located in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Mateo, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma counties, and individual artists located in the cities of Oakland and San Francisco. For more details, visit the ALF website here.
Creative Capacity Fund (CCF)
Administered by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), CCF is a field-building initiative designed to support a broad range of training and peer learning opportunities for arts professionals. Under TSFF, current grantees of the Arts & Culture Program or individual artists living in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, or San Mateo counties are eligible to receive up to $1,000 for staff of arts organizations and $500 for individuals to subsidize the cost of professional development opportunities. For more details visit the CCF website here.
Koshland Arts and Culture Mini-Grants Program
The San Francisco Foundation’s Koshland Arts and Culture Mini-Grants Program supports free, community-based artistic and cultural activities that strengthen local neighborhoods. Mini-grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 are provided through a collaboration between the Foundation’s Arts and Culture program and the Koshland Civic Unity Awards Program. For more details, click here.