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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.

Art Vendor Programs

Art vendors 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 the Arts Impact Endowment Working Group.

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

Executive Committee Meeting

December 18
1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Hybrid: 401 Van Ness | Rm 125 and Online
Public Meeting

Visual Arts Committee Meeting

December 16
2:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 408 and Online
Public Meeting

Civic Design Review Committee Meeting

December 11
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 408 and Online
Public Meeting

Community Investments Committee Meeting

December 09
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Hybrid: City Hall | Rm 416 and Online