The Foundation is pleased to announce that we are currently accepting Letters of Inquiry (LOI) from qualified organizations for potential grant funding in 2018. To submit an LOI, you must be an official representative or staff member of a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, as defined by the Internal Revenue Service, working in the arts and with a mission that aligns with the Foundation’s.

If you are a qualified applicant, please submit an LOI via the red “LOI Application” button below, between February 1st and June 30, 2018We are unable to fund individual artists, independent projects or programs that are not affiliated with a tax-exempt creative nonprofit organization. If you and your organization meet these requirements, please fill out our brief LOI form during our application cycle.

LOI applications are accepted and reviewed between February 1-June 30, 2018.

LOI Application

Grant Recipients

Human Resources LA Los Angeles, CA Human Resources was founded in 2010 by a team of creative individuals who seek to broaden engagement with contemporary and conceptual art, with an emphasis on performative and underexposed modes of expression. View Website
Women's Center for Creative Work Los Angeles, CA Founded in 2013, the Women’s Center for Creative Work (WCCW) is a not-for-profit organization that cultivates LA’s feminist creative communities and practices. View Website
Clockshop Los Angeles, CA Clockshop is an arts organization in Los Angeles working to expand the dialogue around cultural production, politics and urban space by commissioning new projects by artists and writers and partnering with diverse institutions. View Website
LXAQ San Francisco, CA LXAQ (Los Angeles Art Quarterly) launched in September 2016. Again after shifting focus from San Francisco to Los Angeles in SFAQ, we decided that it made sense to make a separate magazine with a focus on Los Angeles. View Website
Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions Hollywood, CA LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. View Website
Small Space Festival Las Vegas, NV The Weft in the Weave Collective is gathering together visual and performing artists from diverse creative backgrounds for one night of expansive works in unique, small spaces. View Website
The Tofu Project San Francisco & Tokyo The Tofu Project connects entrepreneurs, innovators, and creative leaders from Japan and the United States through curated events and projects designed to challenge people to discover their fullest potential, share their stories, and create impact. View Website
The Wende Museum Culver City, CA The Wende Museum is a collections-based research and education institute that preserves Cold War artifacts and history, making resources available to scholars and applying historical lessons of the past to the present. View Website
PhotoAlliance San Francisco, CA PhotoAlliance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting the understanding, appreciation and creation of contemporary photography. View Website
San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco, CA Encompassing some of the most significant art movements of the last century, SFAI has historically embodied a spirit of experimentation, risk-taking, and innovation. View Website
826LA Los Angeles, CA 826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. View Website
Gray Area San Francisco, CA Our mission is to apply art and technology to create social and civic impact through education, incubation and public events. View Website
San Francisco Arts Education Project San Francisco, CA Our mission is to bring art — in many exciting forms — to San Francisco’s youth in vivid, experiential ways. View Website
Southern Exposure San Francisco, CA Southern Exposure (SoEx) is an artist-centered non-profit organization committed to supporting visual artists. View Website