Community Challenge Grants
Provides funding to community groups, businesses, schools and nonprofit organizations to make physical improvements to their neighborhoods.
Five Key Eligibility Requirements
1: CCG provides grants to the following types of organizations:
2: Grantees must meet vendor requirements of the City and County of San Francisco.
CCG funds are issued to San Francisco vendor approved nonprofit organizations with a 501 (c) 3 status. Local community groups, businesses, or schools performing a community project in their neighborhood must have a nonprofit fiscal sponsor. The grant contractor must be an approved and compliant City supplier. For more information on becoming a supplier, please visit https://sfcitypartner.sfgov.org.
3: Funded projects require community participation and contributions.
The CCG awards a minimum grant of $15,000 up to a maximum grant of $175,000. All grantees must provide a match of cash, volunteer labor (valued at $25/hr), donated materials and/or supplies, or services. Please review the full guidelines for detailed rules pertaining to match requirements.
4. Projects must demonstrate minimum requirements, and should:
Projects must not:
5. If awarded funds, grantees must comply with all CCG requirements, including:
Please review the full list of eligibility requirements. The information provided above is a summary of select eligibility criteria and is not intended to replace in whole, or part, the requirements of a grantee as detailed in the eligibility requirements and contract agreement.