We are fortunate to have some of the most innovative and creative arts groups right here within our communities. The San Francisco Bay is home to world renowned arts organizations. We value the arts and believe they are an integral part of our lives. At the same time, we realize financial pressures on nonprofit arts organization have increased steadily and unless we strongly support the arts and cultivate interest, we may not be able to continue enjoying the benefits of a vibrant arts scene. We are also aware that for some individuals and families, the arts are not always within their reach. Whether it is due to geographic or financial reasons, we believe that accessibility is and important component of the arts. That is why, in addition to supporting traditional arts organizations through outreach, education programs and presentations for families and youth, we seek programs that use creative ways to expand their services to those who would otherwise not be able to experience their arts programs.
See our recent community support grants in this area: