Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Arts Program Grant

N/A | Apply by December 1st, 2017

Zellerbach Family Foundation Community Arts Program Grant

The Community Arts Program grant provides project based support to small and mid-sized arts organizations and individual artists for the creation and presentation of new and innovative work that is representative of the diverse cultures and communities of the Bay Area.

 2017 Submission Periods

March 1st - 31st, 2017 for June 6, 2017 decisions
June 1st - 30th, 2017 for September 12, 2017 decisions
September 1st - 29th, 2017 for December 5, 2017 decisions

December 1st - 29th, 2017 for March 13, 2018 decisions

All deadlines end at 5:00 PM


  • Grants are awarded to nonprofit organizations or to artists and organizations applying with a 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor. A signed Memorandum of Understanding with your fiscal sponsor is required.
  • Community Arts grants are awarded to small and mid-sized arts organizations primarily operating in San Francisco, Alameda and Contra Costa Counties.
  • Community Arts grants are project-based and range from $1,500 – $10,000. The requested amount must not exceed 50% of total project budget.
  • Artists and organizations (excluding fiscal sponsors representing multiple organizations) may apply with one project per submission cycle. Applicants may submit multiple times throughout the year but are only eligible to receive funding once in each calendar year. Returning grantees must be in good standing with all required reporting submitted before new applications will be accepted.
  • Community Arts grants support:
    • Dance
    • Theater
    • Visual Arts
    • Music
    • Literary Arts
    • Festivals

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Arts Council Napa Valley 501(c)3 is funded in part by the California Arts Council, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.


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