Grants for the Arts’ General Operating Support online application for Arts and Parades may be accessed here. The Arts category includes the following disciplines: Dance, Literary Arts, Media, Multi-Arts, Music, Theater and Visual Arts. The Parades category includes annual festivals that celebrate the City’s diverse cultural history. Detailed instructions on how to create an account and getting started as either a new or current applicant have been created for your information.

For questions about the application, please feel free to contact staff via email at We ask that you ensure to denote in the subject header that it is an application query so we can ensure a quick response. In addition, you may call our office at 415.554.6710.