California Arts Council

State of California

Grant Detail

Creative Space - Facilities
San Francisco Arts Commission

The Creative Space (CRSP) grant program supports the enhancement of San Francisco cultural facilities through Planning and Facility Improvement Grants. The category aims to improve existing arts facilities and develop new ones that will support the work of San Francisco's arts organizations and artists.

FACILITY IMPROVEMENT GRANTS (CRSP-FACILITIES): Grants for up to $100,000 to tax-exempt arts organizations with programming space for capital improvements and/or to address key safety, code-compliance, and/or ADA accessibility issues. Improvements must be of a "built-in" or "permanent" nature and/or specific to the space. The affected spaces must be integral to the organization's arts activities. Organizations must have an average three-year operating budget of less than $2 million.

  • LEVEL 1: Grants for up to $50,000 for arts organizations that have at least three years remaining on their lease at the start of the grant term, or, has a year-to-year lease and has leased the space for a minimum of ten years prior to the start of the grant term.
  • LEVEL 2: Grants for up to $100,000 for arts organizations that hold title to their space, or have a lease with at least five years remaining at the start of the grant term.

Contact: Robynn Takayama
Phone: 415.252.2239
Grant link:
Deadline: 10-25-2017

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