City and County of San FranciscoSan Francisco Arts Commission

Tuesday, November 19, 2002

4:00 p.m.

25 Van Ness Ave Suite, Suite 70

San Francisco 94102

NOTICE: For information related to any of the following matters, please call Sarah Lenoue at (415) 252-3257. Explanatory documents are available for public inspection and copying at the Arts Commission office, 25 Van Ness Ave, Ste 240, during regular business hours.

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.

Public comment regarding specific items will be taken before or during consideration of the item.


  1. Motion to adopt a formal policy for Cultural Equity Grants that requires grant agreements be signed and returned to our office within 60 days of issuance with no exceptions except in the case of Creative Space permit problems.

  2. Motion for Cultural Equity Grants to adopt a new policy that requires Cultural Equity Initiatives - Level Two applicants to have previously received a) at least one Cultural Equity Initiatives - Level One grant; or b) at least two Organizational Project Grants.

  3. Motion to review and approve the addition of the following individuals to the Cultural Equity Grants Panel Pool:
    ?John Kreidler, Executive Director of Cultural Initiatives of Silicon Valley
    ?Robert E. Booker, poet, editor
    ?Deborah Urban, consultant, former director Nonprofit Finance Fund
    ?Carol Ting, current director of Nonprofit Finance Fund, San Francisco
    ?Elissa Perry, writer and educator
    ?Ave Montague, public relations and administrative consultant
    ?Heather A. Hiles, capacity consultant to private foundations on art & service organizations
    ?Claire Aguilar producer and Director of Programming, Independent Television Service
    ?Richard Saiz, Programming Manager, Independent Television Service
  4. Cultural Equity Grants Program Director Report.

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