Shakespeare San Francisco Festival

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
    $210,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/20/2011
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Overview
Shakespeare San Francisco (SF Shakes) produces free shows in parks throughout the Bay Area for 25,000 patrons each year, and its year-round programming includes a Shakespeare on Tour program that now reaches 100,000 students annually at more than 150 schools, libraries, and community centers statewide. Renewed funding would enable SF Shakes to deepen its engagement with communities in the East and South Bay and sustain its highly subsidized arts education and summer camp programs in low-income communities.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.sfshakes.org 
Address
Post Office Box 460937, San Francisco, CA, 94146-0937, United States
Grants to this Grantee
for general operating support  
Shakespeare San Francisco produces free performances in parks throughout the Bay Area for 30,000 people each summer. In addition, it provides free or low-cost year-round education programs for youth, an internship program for aspiring theater professionals, and a statewide Shakespeare on Tour program that reaches another 100,000 people annually. Renewed funding will support its continued commitment to cast actors that are reflective of the communities that it serves, increase compensation for its teaching artists and actors, and implement a new strategic plan.

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