InterMusic SF

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music is a regional arts service organization that provides small grants ranging from $1,000 to $4,000, fiscal sponsorships for unincorporated ensembles, networking opportunities, and public concert presentations for small groups working in classical, jazz, contemporary, and other music genres that reach annual audiences of approximately 3,500 people. The organization is participating in the Performing Arts Program’s research on regranting intermediaries in the Bay Area.
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InterMusic SF 135 Main Street, Suite 1140, San Francisco, CA, 94105, United States
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for general operating support  
InterMusic SF supports the professional and artistic growth of Bay Area musicians and the art of small ensemble music. Its programs include grants, fiscal sponsorship, professional development, and performance partnerships, and serve individual musicians and small ensembles practicing diverse traditions. The organization typically awards 20 to 30 grants each year, and provides fiscal sponsorship services to more than 100 artistic projects. Support for InterMusic SF supports the Performing Arts Program’s Artists strategy.
for the Musical Grant Program  
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music is a ten-year-old service organization providing fiscal sponsorship and educational and networking support to chamber music groups in the Bay Area. This grant would support the organization’s small grants program, which supports emerging and small-budget chamber ensembles across the Bay Area meet their artistic, organizational, and professional development needs. It is important to note that San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music has a broad definition of chamber music that embraces small music ensembles performing jazz, folk, and other genres and styles of music. With renewed support, the organization plans to continue to conduct its Musical Grants Program and maintain the geographic and genre diversity of applicants and recipients.
for general operating support  
San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music is a Bay Area arts service organization supporting performers, composers, and presenters who engage in chamber music, new music, genre bending composition, and jazz. Through a performance series and festival, fiscal sponsorship, professional development training, and small grants, the organization enables the music community to achieve sustainable careers, and provides audiences opportunities for innovative music experiences. With continued support, San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music will increase its grantmaking and workshops, expand its festival to two days, and build its internal capacities, working with a consultant to rebrand the organization and develop a new strategic plan.

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