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24 Apr 2020

COVID Resources for SF Bay Area Residents & Workers

Links to all COVID related information sites for residents and workers in the Bay Area
Data, laws, safety, housing, homeless, grants/loans, unemployment, groceries, food banks

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
06 May 2021

New Fund To SAVE Bay Area Independent Performance Venues

There’s a new fund to help keep Bay Area music & performance venues alive via micro donations, which sounds like music to our ears.  They call the project #SubscribeToLive, and here is their message: Independent Venue Preservation Initiative (IVPI), a new project of nonprofit The Giving Back Fund, launched Subscribe

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
30 Apr 2021

For Mother’s Day, I’m Bailing Someone Else’s Mom Out Jail

For the past couple years I’ve been doing something extra special for my mom on Mother’s Day. It’s not flowers, it’s not candy, it’s not even a card. I’ve been helping bail someone else’s mother out of jail. And I’ll be doing the same this year. For the fourth year

Broke-Ass Stuart - Editor In Cheap 0
22 Apr 2021

City Offers SF Music Venue Grants, $3M on the Table

San Francisco’s $3 million Music and Entertainment Venue Recovery Fund opened for applications on 4/21, and the deadline to submit is May 5. The grants will be distributed in amounts of at least $10,000 to shuttered concert venues, clubs and other live entertainment venues. The fund is also accepting donations

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
16 Apr 2021

America’s 1st Black Owned Cannabis Retailer Talks Optimism & Adversity

I’m no card player, but I will show up regularly to the game of life. And I’m not referring to the Milton Bradley pastime either. I’m talking about real life, the one that’s chock full of the good, the bad, and the “you’re kidding, right?” I’m not telling you anything

Erynne Elkins – Chief Entrepreneur Advocate 0
25 Mar 2021

SF Artists New $1000/Month Guaranteed Income Pilot Program!

Good news for SF artists!  The Guaranteed Income Pilot Program for San Francisco Artists launched this morning, March 25th, and the application process is officially open today, and it closes April 25th. The City is partnering with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts to implement $1,000/month economic relief program for

Alex Mak - Managing Editor 0
12 Mar 2021

These Oakland Eateries are Feeding People in Need During the Pandemic

“…There is no place too far or disaster too great for our chefs to be there with a hot plate of food when it’s needed most. Wherever there’s a fight so hungry people may eat, we will be there – we must be there…. We envisioned an organization that would

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04 Mar 2021

10 Visual Artist Grants Just Made Available

Open to both emerging and established visual artists, (that means writers don’t qualify, Stuart).  Ahem, there are 10 unrestricted grants for $ 2.5k open right now. The grants are coming from the “Artwork Archive’s Art Business Accelerator” which specializes in helping artists “establish a solid business foundation for their art

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