Community Development Funding Opportunities

MOHCD provides funding for essential community services and capital improvements. 

The funding opportunities are organized by project. Newer projects are listed first.

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African American Arts and Cultural District RFP

This Request for Proposals (RFP) is to provide launch funding for the Board of Supervisors-approved African American Arts and Cultural District located in the Bayview. Please download the following documents to aid in your proposal submission:

PDF iconMOHCD African American Arts and Cultural District RFP

FileRFP Word-Editable Components

FileRFP Project Budget Worksheet

Date Event
November 6, 2019 RFP posted or available for pickup at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
November 8, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. Pre-submission workshop at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
November 21, 2019 at 5:00 p.m.  All RFP submissions due
December 1, 2019 Start date for these funding opportunities

If you have questions about this Community Development funding opportunity, please contact Julia Sabory at (415) 701-5612, or julia.sabory@sfgov.org.

Alternative formats for persons with disabilities are available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery, at (415) 701-5598, or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org.

Upcoming Community Development RFPs

We plan to release grant opportunities in the following investment areas in early 2020: Cultural Districts; Digital Equity; and Organizational Capacity Building. Sign up for RFP notifications to receive these RFPs when they go out.

Date Event
Early 2020 RFP posted or available for pickup at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
TBD Pre-submission workshop at 1 S Van Ness Ave, 5th Floor
TBD All RFP submissions due
July 1, 2020 Start date for these funding opportunities

If you have questions about these funding opportunities through Community Development, please contact Mike King at (415) 701-4228, or michael.king@sfgov.org.

Alternative formats for persons with disabilities are available upon request to MOHCD’s ADA Coordinator, Eugene Flannery, at (415) 701-5598, or eugene.flannery@sfgov.org.

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