City and County of San FranciscoSan Francisco Arts Commission
April 9, 2002
4:30 P.M.
San Francisco Arts Commission
25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 70
San Francisco


Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office (25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 240, San Francisco, California 94102) during regular business hours. The Community Arts and Education Program can be reached at 415-252-2598. Public comment in regard to specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.

The ringing of and use of cell phones, pagers and similar sound-producing electronic devices are prohibited at this meeting. Please be advised that the Chair may order the removal from the meeting room of any person(s) responsible for the ringing or use of a cell phone, pager, or other similar sound-producing electronic devices.

  1. WritersCorps Update
    Janet Heller
    Staff report.

  2. Chinatown Community Arts Program (CCAP) Update
    Janice Hom
    Staff report.

  3. Arts Education Update
    Rachelle Axel
    Staff report.

  4. Program Director's Report
    Staff report.

    Motion to approve the Programs in the Community (PIC) grant to the following PIC grantee organizations, recommended by the PIC review panel, from the 2002-03 Grants for the Arts Fund, pending written confirmation from Grants for the Arts:
    community amount

    The Arc San Francisco


    Institute on Aging


    Lavendar Youth Recreation and Information Center


    Life Frames, Inc


    Positive Directions Equals Change, Inc.


    Every Child Can Learn


    Richmond District Neighborhood Center


    San Francisco Ministry to Nursing Homes


    San Francisco Women Against Rape


    Tenderloin Reflection and Education Center




    Motion to approve distribution of additional funds for Programs in the Community (PIC), pending written confirmation from Grants for the Arts if the funding exceeds $145,499, following the recommendations by the panel: a) increase to $6,100 for Tenderloin Reflection and Education Center; b) distribute the remainder evenly to San Francisco Women Against Rape, Institute on Aging and Richmond District Neighborhood Center.

    Motion to approve up to $274,332 as a grant to Intersection for the Arts as fiscal sponsor for the African American Art & Culture Complex.

    AAACC Report: Nancy Gonchar

    AAACC Report: Charles Edington

    Cultural Facilities Projects Report: Carol Marie Daniels

  5. New Business

  6. Old Business

  7. Adjournment


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