Performing Arts Workshop

For Capital Improvements And Relocation To The Historic Geneva Powerhouse Building

  • Amount
    $250,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    10/2/2017
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    Capital Funds
Overview
Performing Arts Workshop is engaged in a campaign for capital renovations and improvements to relocate to the historic 1901 Geneva Powerhouse in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood. The facility will become the Workshop’s new administrative home, as well as a venue for on-site cultural programming for youth, families, and adults. The City of San Francisco will own the facility, and Performing Arts Workshop will be the master tenant with a long-term below-market lease.
About the Grantee
Address
1661 Tennessee Street, Unit 3-O
San Francisco, CA 94107-3572
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Performing Arts Workshop, which recently acquired the youth literary arts nonprofit Streetside Stories, provides sequential arts programming for Bay Area students ages 3 to 18. The organization’s nearly 300 artist-residency programs take place at 90 sites, reaching 5,400 students each year in public schools, after-school programs, and community centers. Performing Arts Workshop is also an advocate for arts education, using research to influence policymakers and build grassroots coalitions to support the arts in schools, districts, and communities.

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