Yerba Buena Arts and Events

For General Operating Support

  • Amount
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
  • Term
    36 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Yerba Buena Arts and Events provides arts and culture programming in the park-like public grounds of San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Gardens. It regularly presents music, theater, dance, spoken word, cultural, educational, and children’s programs that reflect the Bay Area’s rich cultural diversity, traditions, and creativity. Yerba Buena Arts and Events typically presents 100 admission-free programs during its six-month season. The organization also commissions works by performing artists and supports a residency that supports local and national performing artists in creating new works.
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760 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA, 94103-3119, United States
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for general operating support  
Yerba Buena Arts and Events is committed to enhancing the vitality and quality of life in the parks and open spaces of Yerba Buena Gardens in downtown San Francisco. Its free outdoor cultural programs from May to October reach a diverse audience of 120,000 people. Performances include spoken word, jazz, world music, theater, and dance. The organization commissions new work and helps local emerging artists and companies develop new audiences. With its strong leadership and prudent financial management, Yerba Buena Arts and Events would use this renewed support to advance its mission of providing high-quality artistic experiences free of charge to large public audiences.

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