Intersection for the Arts
For General Operating Support
Type of SupportGeneral Support/Organization
Intersection for the Arts develops, produces, and presents new works in the performing, literary, visual, and interdisciplinary arts to build community and activate social change. Its programs and gallery space served more than 25,000 people in 2012, the first year in its new location at the 5M Project, a budding four-acre mixed-use development project for creative industries in downtown San Francisco. Intersection for the Arts also provides training, fiscal sponsorship services, residencies, and workspace to more than 100 Bay Area artists and arts projects. Renewed support would help the organization to continue to present and provide arts services while advancing its role in the 5M Project.
About the Grantee
1446 Market Street, San Francisco, CA, 94102, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area
The Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area is a fiscally sponsored project of Intersection for the Arts. It connects and catalyzes groups of arts education providers, educators, and advocates to help ensure youth located throughout the San Francisco Bay Area receive a comprehensive and quality arts education. It provides services including regranting, event sponsorships, training and facilitation, and field leadership; serves as the regional hub for five local networks of arts education alliances; and aligns its work with statewide and national arts education efforts. Support for the Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area advances the Performing Arts Program’s Youth strategy through the Policy and Advocacy substrategy.
for Zoo Labs
Zoo Labs, a fiscally sponsored project of Intersection for the Arts, supports and empowers Bay Area-based musicians and other artists to own and amplify their creative projects. Its work includes the curricular development and delivery of arts business training, public panel discussions with industry leaders, and other services in support of arts entrepreneurs and small business owners. Since 2013, Zoo Labs has conducted 26 accelerator residencies, engaging over 350 mentors to serve over 250 local artists. This grant, in alignment with the program’s Artists strategy, will enable Zoo Labs to continue and evolve its artist support programs.