Opportunities / Resources

East Bay Community Foundation: East Bay Fund for Artists


For Organizations ( Word )
For Artists ( Word )

Next Deadline: December 12, 2011 (midnight).

EBCF will be distributing $100,000* over two years to match on a 1-to-1 basis donor contributions for the commissioning of new works by Bay Area artists. Organizations and Artists wishing to apply should follow the eligibility guidelines listed below.

EBCF’s overall goals for this work:

  • Support for composers, playwrights, choreographers, visual and media artists in the Bay Area;
  • Engagement of donors;
  • Creation of new works for East Bay organizations.

Eligibility Requirements:

For Organizations
For Artists

EBFA Review process:

The deadline for the next round of grants is December 12, 2011 (midnight).

We will inform you of the decision and amount of the grant by March 2012.

You will have 90 days (For Organizations) or 120 days (For Artists) to secure your funding.

* EBFA is part of LINC (Leveraging Investments in Creativity), a national initiative to improve conditions for artists in all disciplines. To learn more, please visit http://www.lincnet.net/. Funds for the EBFA come from the Ford Foundation’s LINC Initiative, The James Irvine Foundation, The Surdna Foundation, The Wattis Foundation, The William, and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the East Bay Community Foundation and our donors.


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