Financial Resources

Creative Capacity Fund
Find out if you are eligible for the Creative Capacity Fund Professional Development Program. Several of the Consultants and Coaches listed on this site offer service packages that may be eligible for funding reimbursement if you qualify, apply and are approved for the CCF program.

Arts Loan Fund
The Arts Loan Fund (ALF) is a collaborative program of the members of Northern California Grantmakers, a regional association of grantmakers. It provides quick-turnaround, low-cost financial assistance to arts organizations located in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, San Mateo, San Francisco, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Sonoma counties.

It has loaned over $19 million in the past thirty years as a way to boost the sustainability and growth of nonprofit art and cultural organizations. Current loan products: Arts Education Loan, Secured Bridge Loan, Benefit or Performance Loan, New Revenue Loan, Quick Qualifier Loan and Unsecured Cash Flow Loan. Questions about where to start? Contact C2Arts member, Margaret Southerland of Padma Consulting, who serves as consultant to the Arts Loan Fund.