Foundation / Corporation
Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation
07/16/21 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible counties for high-quality fine arts and performing arts projects and events that benefit local residents. Funding is intended to support programming in a range of artistic disciplines. Priority will be given to projects featuring a majority representation of Bay Area-based artists and contributors. The Foundation recognizes that many organizational staff and artists have been forced to relocate due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Artists supported through the grant are not required to currently reside within the geographic focus areas, but they should have a demonstrated history of living and working in Alameda, Marin, and/or San Francisco Counties.
The Foundation is most interested in supporting smaller, independent arts organizations that are presenting challenging and cutting-edge works. Grants are solely awarded in support of a specific project or program.
Grants are made in support of the following practices:
Organizational support is provided for arts organizations and intermediary programs providing support for individual artists, this can include access to financial support, professional development, networking and career advancement opportunities.
GrantWatch ID#: 149392
Grants will be awarded between $5,000–$20,000. Project budgets must be $150,000 or below.
Projects must be completed within one year of receiving funds.
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Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation
1660 Bush Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94110
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