509 Cultural Center ($25,000) for a 9-month project to activate and enliven the “Block by Block” installation and its adjoining public space on San Francisco’s Market Street.
Americans for the Arts ($50,000) to support their 2017 Public Art Preconference, an in-depth, intensive training for public art professionals and artists.
Video of Antoine Hunter and how he empowers the deaf community through dance. Produced by KQED Arts.
Arts for a Better Bay Area ($40,000) to support arts advocacy projects throughout the Bay Area.
City of Oakland ($417,600) for the Director of Arts, Culture and Real Estate who is charged with implementing specific initiatives and interventions to help stem the displacement of artists and arts organizations from Oakland.
Community Arts Stabilization Trust ($300,000) for Keeping Space–Oakland, a technical and financial assistance program designed to mitigate the adverse impact of nonprofit displacement in Oakland through a pilot program comprised of training, technical assistance, and financial assistance to build the capacity of the nonprofit arts and culture sector to be “real estate ready.”
Emerging Arts Professionals ($40,000) for the organization’s fellowship program, which brings together insightful and energetic leadership and emerging models in a convergence of participatory practice and action learning to strengthen the Bay Area’s arts and culture sectors.
Illuminate the Arts ($100,000) for Lightrail, a wildly imaginative and ambitious two-mile LED light project on San Francisco’s Market Street championed by Illuminate, the organization that brought the Bay Lights to San Francisco.
KQED Public Media ($30,000) for the production of at least four videos that build audience awareness of small and mid-sized Bay Area arts organizations.
National Performance Network ($10,000) for their 32nd Annual Meeting, which will provide professional development opportunities, networking, and performance opportunities to Bay Area artists.
Upstart Co-Lab ($50,000) to support the organization’s Bay Area focused activities.
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts ($75,000) for CultureBank, a think tank that brings together a diverse group of stakeholders from the arts, civic impact, and financial sectors.