Funded through the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development, the Excelsior Collaborative Community Action Grants & Community Event Grants will award up to $5,000 for projects and up to $1,000 for events.

Projects must start on or after July 1, 2019.

Events with proposed dates in 2019 or 2020 are eligible and must have occurred for two or more years in the Excelsior community.

The grants will put funds into the hands of community members to accomplish the following objectives:

  • Quickly generate improvements in the quality of life within the Excelsior community

  • Support Excelsior Collaborative areas of focus: Community Vitality / Celebrate Cultural Diversity; Economic Development & Jobs; Education & Youth; Health & Safety; Housing & Land Use

  • Involve a diverse array of neighbors and community groups in improving life within the neighborhood

  • Support, build, or sustain a resilient community

Join us in making a difference!

Attend an application information session from 5:30pm-6:30pm on one of the following Wednesdays: May 15th, 22nd, 29th or June 5th

Sessions will be held at Mission YMCA, 4080 Mission St., San Francisco, CA 94112

Please note that the deadline to apply for grants is Friday, June 7, 2019 at 5:00 pm

We look forward to receiving your application!                                                        


  2019-20 Community Grant Applications available now!

APPLICATIONS DUE: June 7, 2019 by 5pm