Alternative Exposure 2010 Information Session (East Bay)

Alternative Exposure 2010 Information Session (East Bay)

Southern Exposure is now accepting applications for Alternative Exposure 2010, Round IV. Alternative Exposure grants provide direct support to visual arts projects in San Francisco and Alameda Counties that provide frameworks of support for artists to create and continue their work. It gives grants of up to $3,500 to support the work of unincorporated groups, burgeoning art venues and gathering spaces, publications, collectives, events and more.

Southern Exposure will host three information sessions to provide more detailed information on the application process, questions of eligibility, appropriate uses of the grant funds, and to answer any other questions.

Information Session Times and Locations:

Monday, August 2, 2010, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Southern Exposure
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Monday, August 9, 2010, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Pueblo Nuevo Gallery
1828 San Pablo Ave., Suite 1
Berkeley, CA 94702

Wednesday, September 1, 2010, 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Southern Exposure
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

NOTE: Sign up to attend at [email protected] or call (415) 863-2141. RSVPs are optional. Attendance at an information session is NOT required to apply for the Alternative Exposure grant. Information sessions are optional and FREE to all who attend.


SoExchange Workshop: Proposal Writing for Artists
Join SoEx for an introductory workshop about grant writing for individual artists, led by Yesenia Sanchez, an independent coach and consultant for artists, non-profits and social entrepreneurs. Gain insights on what makes your writing compelling and how to avoid common pitfalls. This workshop is open to anyone interested in learning about grant writing as an individual artist. 

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Location: Southern Exposure
3030 20th Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Admission: Free for SoEx members / $15 for non-members

Space is limited. To sign up call (415) 863-2141 or email [email protected].

HOW TO APPLY In order to apply please download the following guidelines and follow the application instructions that are provided.

1) PDF Download - 2010 AltEx Guidelines & Application. This PDF download includes the Budget and Cover page forms. Printed versions of the Guidelines and Application materials are also available at the Southern Exposure offices (see address below). 
2) SAMPLE - Annoted List of Visual Support Materials. This is an optional reference. Applicants are not required to use this template.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received at Southern Exposure’s office by 6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 15, 2010 (this is not a postmark date). Hand deliveries will be accepted.
INQUIRIES: If you have questions regarding eligibility or the application process, please attend one of the Information Sessions. Otherwise, please submit questions to [email protected].