Sponsoring Agency: City and County of San Francisco
Type of Fund: Grant
Deadline Available: Available
Deadline Date (mm/dd/yyyy): 05/05/2021
Size of the Fund: Less than USD $50,000
The SF Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund (“Venue Fund”) provides financial support to San Francisco-based live music and entertainment venues in order to prevent their permanent closure due to the pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic. The fund is administered by the SF Office of Small Business.
Grants will be for at least $10,000 to help local music and entertainment venues stay in business.
Grant requirements include but are not limited to:
• Your business must have had a Place of Entertainment (POE) permit on February 25, 2020. You also must maintain that POE permit.
• The principal function of your business must be offering live entertainment, meaning that you have performance and audience spaces, sound system, and lighting system.
• You must show that your business hosts live entertainment regularly. Before February 25, 2020, your business must have provided live entertainment 16 or more days a month on average, or every day you were open to the public.
• You can use the grants to pay for rent, mortgage, payroll, unsecured property taxes, insurance or utility costs.
More information at: https://sfosb.org/venuefund