Initiatives and Collaborative Work

Arts Loan Fund (ALF)

A collaborative program of the members of Northern California Grantmakers, ALF provides quick-turnaround, low-cost financial assistance to arts organizations located in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Mateo, Sacramento, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Sonoma counties, and individual artists located in the cities of Oakland and San Francisco. For more details, visit the ALF website here.

Creative Capacity Fund (CCF)

Administered by the Center for Cultural Innovation (CCI), CCF is a field-building initiative designed to support a broad range of training and peer learning opportunities for arts professionals. Under TSFF, current grantees of the Arts & Culture Program or individual artists living in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, or San Mateo counties are eligible to receive up to $1,000 for staff of arts organizations and $500 for individuals to subsidize the cost of professional development opportunities. For more details visit the CCF website here.