Bay Area Video Coalition

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Bay Area Video Coalition (BAVC) focuses on the entire career life cycle of independent media creators. The coalition’s mission uses media to provide underserved communities greater participation in cultural and economic opportunities. Offering programs that nurture the current and next generation of media makers, the organization provides industry-standard media trainings, professional development opportunities, distribution access, and preservation services to more than 7,000 diverse students and professionals each year. Renewed funding will enable BAVC to continue to deepen and expand its investment in independent media producers, and the vital work of assisting arts and culture organizations in preserving their media archives.
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2727 Mariposa Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA, 94110-1401, United States
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for general operating support  
Bay Area Video Coalition’s mission is to use media to give underserved communities greater participation in cultural and economic opportunities. It provides industry-standard media training to more than 3,000 students and professionals each year; production, post-production, and preservation services; workforce development programs for low-income youth; and an annual ten-day intensive to help artists develop socially relevant media applications. The Coalition made a foray into public media in 2009 when it assumed operations of San Francisco’s cable access television station. With new leadership (Marc Vogl, former Hewlett Foundation program officer), the organization is poised to renew its strategic focus.
for general operating support  
Bay Area Video Coalition supports the development of independent media creators at all levels of their careers. The coalition’s classes, workshops, mentorships, and fellowships support 4,000 media-makers each year, with a focus on job training for low-income adults and youth. It also provides preservation services to nonprofit arts organizations, digitizing and storing archival video footage and print media. This grant to Bay Area Video Coalition aligns with the Program’s Continuity and Engagement strategy through the Innovative Works component.

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