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Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation Grants

Grants to Bay Area, California Non-Profits for
Quality Fine & Performing Arts Programs

GrantWatch ID#: 149392
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation

02/17/15 5:00 PM


Grants of up to $50,000 to Bay Area, California non-profits that provide high-quality fine arts and/or performing arts projects and events in the Cities of San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, and in Marin County. Interested applicants should submit a Letter of Intent by January 15, 2015. Fine arts projects may include the exhibition of painting and sculpture, and performing arts may include opera, symphony and dance.

The Foundation is most interested in supporting smaller, independent arts organizations that are presenting challenging and cutting-edge works. Only proposals for support for a specific project or program will be considered.

Not funded:
-General support
-Operating expenses
-Capital expansion
-Endowment funds
-Seed grants
-Scholarships & awards
-Research and planning

Up to $50,000.

The Foundation will not fund multi-year requests.

Non-profit organizations in the Cities of San Francisco, Berkeley and Oakland, and in Marin County are eligible.

The Foundation will not fund organizations whose overall budget is greater than $5 million dollars.

The first communication should be with a letter of inquiry. The next deadline for LOI’s will be Monday, January 15, 2015. If invited, the deadline for Spring 2015 proposals will be Tuesday, February 17, 2015.

For further information on how to craft the Letter of Intent, visit the URL below.

If an organization receives a grant from the Foundation, it must wait three years before applying to the Foundation for another grant.

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Phyllis C. Wattis Foundation
720 York Street #103
San Francisco, CA 94110

Jessica Roux, Executive Assistant

Office: (415) 986-1571
Fax: (415) 986-1547
General Email:

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