Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

For General Support And Commissioning

  • Amount
    $330,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    4/30/2001
  • Term
    35 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Organization
Strategies
About the Grantee
Address
701 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103-3138
Grants to this Grantee
for support of the Performing Arts Program  
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) is a multi-disciplinary arts center whose performing arts programming serves 150,000 audience members each year. Presenting outstanding works of performing arts, as well as serving as a hub for creative incubation, the Center has become a pillar for artists from diverse artistic perspectives, genres, and communities. Located in the SoMa district of San Francisco, artists and audiences from the Bay Area and beyond benefit from YBCA’s focus on innovative commissions, community rentals, and community engagement initiatives. Continued support will enable the organization to increase cross-programmatic work, new program formats, and increase the number of artist residencies.
for support of the Performing Arts Program  
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is the region’s preeminent contemporary arts center, serving 150,000 people on-site each year. Its curated performing arts series has solidified the Center’s position as a key presenter of important works by artists from the Bay Area and beyond, showcasing diverse artistic perspectives. The Center’s focus on cross-disciplinary, risk-taking performance carries through in its commissions of new work. Its Community Rentals program serves an important complementary role by providing subsidized theater space, and an increasing number of community engagement initiatives are taking root. The Center is under dynamic new executive leadership, and renewed support would enable it to build on its collection of assets.

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