Human Rights Commission funding opportunities

HRC RFP 101.5 - Grants for Community Engagement

Funding opportunity: The intent of this proposal is to provide funding for projects and programs centered around addressing specific community issues in San Francisco, advancing social justice, restorative justice or criminal justice reform and community building via engagement within San Francisco.

Term: The anticipated term for grants resulting from this RFP may last up to one (1) year. Actual grant terms may vary, depending upon service and project needs at the City’s sole and absolute discretion. Applicants selected for resulting grants(s) must be available to commence work on or after January 1, 2023. Thus, the anticipated grant term for this RFP is January 1, 2023, to January 31, 2024.

Funding Available: The maximum amount of funding for this Request for Proposals (RFP) is $ 2,250,000. The HRC may award for less than or equal to $750,000 for each service area. The HRC anticipates awarding between 2-10 awards. The HRC will award grants until funding is exhausted.

Link here for details and apply by Friday, December 2, 2022 at 5:00pm.

HRC RFP 101 - Grants for Community Engagement

Funding opportunity: The intent of this proposal is to provide funding for projects and programs centered around addressing specific community issues in San Francisco, advancing social justice, restorative justice or criminal justice reform and community building via engagement.

Term: 1 year, beginning as soon as December 2022

Funding Available: Maximum amount available $750,000; awards may be for less than or equal to maximum amount.

For proposals in Area 6: Community Support or Events in District 10 awards may be for less than or equal to $50,000 amount. For proposals in Area 7: Community innovations to support youth on probation and their families, awards may be for less than or equal to $200,000 amount. The HRC anticipates awarding between 2-10 awards. The HRC will award grants until funding is exhausted.

Link here for details and apply by Monday, October 24, 2022 at 5:00pm.

HRC RFP safety initiatives supporting Asian, Pacific Islander Communities

Funding opportunity: funding to support innovative, culturally responsive services to prevent, intervene in, and heal from hate violence for Asian and Pacific Islander communities and various affected communities in San Francisco.

Term: 1 year, beginning as soon as August 2022

Funding Available: $400,000

See details and apply by 5pm on Thursday, June 30, 2022

Past funding opportunities

See archived past grant opportunities from the Human Rights Commission.

Last updated November 3, 2022