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Funding for the arts

The Arts Commission helps artists and arts nonprofits realize their creative dreams by providing avenues to a variety funding resources.

Photo by J. Astra Brinkmann


The Arts Commission awards grants to San Francisco-based individual artists and small and mid-sized arts organizations.

Calls for Artists

The Arts Commission posts opportunities to apply for various public art and SFAC Galleries projects on an ongoing basis.

Street Artists Licensing

Street Artist Licensing certifies artists to sell their work in designated spaces in the city's most visited areas.

Calls for Panelists

The San Francisco Arts Commission is looking for panelists to serve on our grants panels.

Bid Opportunities for Contractors

Occasionally, the Arts Commission issues Request for Proposals for specialized services such as art handling.

What's Coming Up

Public Meeting

Full Arts Commission Meeting

October 02
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

City Hall | Rm 416
Public Meeting

Executive Committee Meeting

September 25
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Community Arts, Education & Grants Committee Meeting

October 10
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
Public Meeting

Street Artists Committee Meeting

September 13
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125