How to Become a City Vendor

In order to receive payment for an art commission or grant award, individuals and organizations must first become a certified City vendor

Step by Step

  1. Let us walk you through the process.

    We admit that becoming a City vendor is not the easiest process and that wading through the City's bureaucracy can be a little frustrating. Rest assured, we are here to help. The first thing we recommend doing is contacting a designated staff person so that we can walk you through the necessary steps.

    Public Art Commissions: Alyssa Torres -
    SFAC Galleries: Cece Carpio -
    Grants: Cristal Fiel -

  2. Fill out the paperwork.

    In order to qualify to do business with the City, you'll need to fill out the following documents:

    1. Vendor Profile Application
    2. W-9 Taxpayer Identification Form
    3. Business Tax Declaration Form
    4. CMD Form 12B-101: 12B Declaration


    Please contact an Arts Commission staff member from contact list above for help filling out these forms. Additional information and instructions may be found on the City's website.

  3. Update Your Contact Information


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Full Arts Commission Meeting

October 02
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

City Hall | Rm 416
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Executive Committee Meeting

September 25
12:30 PM to 2:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
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Community Arts, Education & Grants Committee Meeting

October 10
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125
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Street Artists Committee Meeting

September 13
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM

War Memorial Bldg | Rm 125