SINCE 1965

Providing Artists
With Resources
To Grow

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Become a member with fiscal sponsorship and take your creative projects to the next level. In addition to fiscal sponsorship, members get discounts on workshops, arts coaching, coworking and event space, and dedicated staff support.

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“Intersection doesn’t just provide us with the logistical support for accounting and grant management, they keep us connected with other arts organizations in our community so that we can all work together make sure the arts are valued in San Francisco and the Bay Area.”

Todd Berman

Arts Education Alliance of the Bay Area

“Through the support of Intersection, I’ve received numerous grants for my creative work and curatorial projects. These grants have also enabled me to support collaborating artists, thus spreading the support to the larger arts community. I’m grateful for Intersection in helping me make my dreams and aspirations real.”



“Arts Ed Matters has been fiscally sponsored by Intersection since 2011. We LOVE Intersection. Their fiscal sponsorship, professional support, strategic planning, and space rentals have all been instrumental in the growth and expansion of our work and outreach. We simply could not exist without Intersection!”

Michelle Holdt

Arts Ed Matters

“As an independent artist and founder I’m constantly spread thin, but Intersection gives me the tools and resources to feel supported and keep my head above water. Intersection goes above and beyond and I appreciate it every single day.”

Anna Smith

The Quinan Street Project

“Intersection has galvanized our organization to focus on what matters and build our professional capacities. ”

Justin Hoover

Collective Action Studio


Who we are

Intersection for the Arts is a bedrock Bay Area arts nonprofit that’s dedicated to helping artists grow. Our staff provides people with useful resources to realize creative and cultural projects. We’re a passionate team of artists helping artists.

We are delighted to share that our members SF Urban Film Fest will present #RootedResurgence, their anniversary film festival, from April 15 to 21, 2024SF Urban Film Festival will present #RootedResurgence, their anniversary film festival, from April 15 to 21, 2024SARA DU|JOUR. The #RootedResurgence festival programs aim to spark conversations about San Francisco’s burgeoning resurgence with an emphasis on community and equity. As with each festival, the SF Urban Film Fest centers on critical storytelling, collective creative production, and the seeding of solutions toward just and equitable cities. The week-long festival events will take place in person throughout San Francisco across various venues, including the Tenderloin Museum, SF Port’s headquarters at Pier 1, and the newly reopened The STUD, the first worker-owned cooperative nightclub in the US. The highlight of this season is a celebration on opening night, April 15th, at OASIS nightclub, which embodies the festival theme of Rooted Resurgence. From its start as a community pool in the 1980s to its contemporary moment as a staple in San Francisco’s drag nightclub scene, Oasis has always stayed rooted in the community throughout its many transformations. To reserve your ticket, donate, or find more information, please visit Tickets are on a sliding scale except for the opening night party which is $20 per ticket. However, no one will be turned away for lack of funds.Image credits listed in comments below. ... See MoreSee Less
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Kick-off 415 Day weekend with our friends at SOMArts! Hosted by Per Sia and curated by Muni Raised Me, HOMIES & HOMOS: SOMArts Dance Party Fundraiser is an intergenerational celebration raising crucial funds for the René Yañez Legacy Fund. Friday, April 12, 7–11 PM PST! 🌟Get your tickets #SOMArts ... See MoreSee Less
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Our members Real Time and Space have announced their 2024-2025 Residency Open Call! The deadline for applications is April 12, 2024. There are two residency tracks: ⭐️Track 1: Three local artists will be awarded a 3-month period residency with a $2000 stipend. ⭐️Track 2: Three out-of-town (non-Bay Area person) artists will be awarded a 1-month residency, a $1000 stipend, and a $2000 travel and housing stipend. Please note you can only apply to one track, not both. The residency studio at RTS is 170 sq. ft. and includes access to a communal wood shop. RTS is centrally located near BART and downtown Oakland.Requirements for the residency:〰️Work on-site at the studio for a minimum of 15 hrs a week〰️Give 1-2 artist talks during the residency period〰️Create an artwork in the form of a multiple (edition of 10) for the RTSResidency archiveNote: No hazardous or toxic materials may be used in the studio space.All applicants will be notified by May 1, 2024. The program begins June 1, 2024. If you have any questions, please email BOTH & Find the application ... See MoreSee Less
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Intersection for the Arts respectfully acknowledges that we are based in Yelamu: the traditional, unceded lands of the Ohlone people. We pay our respects to elders both past and present.