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African American Art & Culture Complex (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist

Located in the historic Fillmore/Western Addition neighborhood, the African American Art & Culture Complex is one of the premier Black arts and cultural institutions in the San Francisco/Bay Area. We are one of seven cultural centers in the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Neighborhood Arts Program.

Afro Urban Society (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist

Afro Urban Society is a non-profit organization of cultural creatives dedicated to boosting art, media, and the tough-but-necessary conversations relevant to the African diaspora. 
 

Aviva Arts (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist

An arts and wellness hub for innovative cultural practice. We value personal relationships and champion innovative models of connection that build bridges of empathy for today's world.



AXIS Dance Company (Berkeley, CA)

Grant Specialist and Choreo-Lab Development Coach

AXIS collaborates with disabled and non-disabled artists to create world-class productions that challenge perceptions of dance and disability.
 

Berkeley Ballet Theater (Berkeley, CA)
Strategic Specialist 
Berkeley Ballet Theater is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing Bay Area dancers of all backgrounds and skill levels with a safer space to ignite curiosity, integrate creativity and physicality, and cultivate a passion for movement. BBT believes that dance is a meaningful experience that inspires individuals, connects communities, and changes our world for the better.

Center for Asian American Media (San Francisco, CA)
Grant Specialist 

Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to presenting stories that convey the richness and diversity of Asian American experiences to the broadest audience possible.

Chrysalis Studio/Queer Ancestors Project (San Francisco, CA)
Grant Specialist
The Queer Ancestors Project is devoted to forging sturdy relationships between LGBTQI people and our ancestors. Using history as a linchpin, we build community by providing Queer and Trans artists, age 18 to 26, free interdisciplinary workshops in printmaking, writing, and Queer history. Public exhibitions and readings of their work provide a window on the past through which the larger community can glimpse our collective future.

Cuicacalli (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist

Cuicacalli (House of Culture) is a year-round youth dance program, based at Brava Theater in the heart of San Francisco’s Mission District-the ​​unceded ancestral homeland of the Ramaytush Ohlone who are the original inhabitants of the San Francisco Peninsula. Founded in 2008 by renowned international performer Jesus “Jacoh” Cortes, Cuicacalli is an international, cross-cultural, dance-arts educational institution, providing Indigenous, Ballet Folklórico, and Contemporary Dance programs.

Foglifter Press (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist & Strategic Planning Consultant

Rooted in the San Francisco Bay Area, Foglifter Press is a platform for LGBTQ+ writers that supports and uplifts powerful, intersectional, and transgressive queer and trans writing through publication and public readings to build and enrich our communities as well as the greater literary arts. Rooted in the San Francisco Bay Area, Foglifter Press is a platform for LGBTQ+ writers that supports and uplifts powerful, intersectional, and transgressive queer and trans writing through publication and public readings to build and enrich our communities as well as the greater literary arts.
 

Independent Arts & Media (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist & Development and Strategic Planning Coach

Independent Arts & Media believes that diverse voices and free expression are a cultural necessity. Through a combination of personalized attention, professional expertise, and an active network, IAM provides fiscal sponsorship services to support Affiliate Projects. For over 20 years, for more than 200 organizations and projects, IAM has been a partner in bringing powerful works to community.

Intersection for the Arts (San Francisco, CA)

Grants Manager

Intersection provides people in arts and culture with resources to grow.
 

Justice Outside (Oakland, CA)

Grants Webinar Presenter

Justice Outside advances racial justice and equity in the outdoor and environmental movement. We shift resources to, build power with, and center the voices and leadership of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color because the health of current and future generations demands it.

NAKA Dance Theater (San Francisco, CA)

Strategic Planning and Finance Consultant

Founded in 2001, NAKA Dance Theater creates experimental performance works using dance, storytelling, multimedia installations and site-specific environments.
 

Nava Dance Theatre (San Francisco, CA)

Grant Specialist

Nava Dance Theatre, currently under the artistic direction of Dr. Nadhi Thekkek, uses bharatanatyam dance, experimental movement, and live music to navigate the complicated intersections of racism, feminism, and identity. Past work has delved into unheard refugee voices, the #metoo movement, and a number of other social justice issues. We explore contemporary history, witness statements, interviews, documentaries, news reports - all with the goal of using bharatanatyam movement vocabulary to serve urgent community narratives.

Peacock Rebellion (Oakland, CA)
Grant Specialist
Peacock Rebellion is an SF Bay Area -based, queer + trans people of color crew of artist-activist-healers. We make sassy sexy art to help build a culture of social justice, with an emphasis on healing justice.

Queer Rebels Productions (San Francisco, CA)

Strategic Planning Consultant
Showcasing LGBTQ+ artists of color. Connecting generations & genres. Honoring our Queer legacies with visionary art for the future.

 

United States Artists (Chicago, IL)
Fellows Arts Consultant

United States Artists believes in artists and their essential role in our society.
 

Urban Jazz Dance Company (San Francisco, CA)
Grant Specialist

Urban Jazz Dance Company is a convergence of artistic forces where RAW energy, ROOTED in FREEDOM, is expressed through the athletic BODY and UNCONTROLLABLE, PASSIONATE  dance. The company's MISSION is to show the world that no matter who you are, your  dreams are possible. 

World Arts West (San Francisco, CA)

Co-Creator and Co-Director of Grants Accelerator Program

World Arts West is a regional presenting and artist service organization that supports Northern California artists and dance companies who sustain the world’s dance and music traditions. World Arts West supports over 450 dance companies that engage 20,000 artists, sustaining over 100 unique cultures from around the world.  In the last four decades, World Arts West’s constituency has grown from a grassroots community of cultural artists to the largest world dance network in the United States.
 

Zoo Labs (Oakland, CA)

Instructor

Zoo Labs empowers Black, Indigenous, and people of color to own and amplify their music projects. We bridge the worlds of art and business by providing global access to artist-tailored entrepreneurial training. We also provide Bay Area BIPOC musicians with unrestricted funding and the support of a strong creative community.

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