CAST – Community Arts Stabilization Trust


Support the Community Arts Stabilization Trust

CAST was launched in 2013 with an extraordinary gift of $5 million in seed funding from the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.

Additional support is generously provided by: City of San Francisco’s Office of Economic Workforce Development, Grants for the Arts/San Francisco Hotel Tax Fund, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Endowment for the Arts, Northern California Community Loan Fund, San Francisco Arts Commission, Surdna Foundation and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Members of the CAST Board with

Members of the CAST Board with Jessica Robinson Love of CounterPulse and Darryl Smith of the Luggage Store at a 2013 press conference hosted by the Mayor of San Francisco

CAST’s individual supporters include Nancy and Steven Oliver, and Shelley Trott, who dedicated her recent Scrivner Award for Creative Grantmaking from the Council on Foundations to the organization.

How You Can Contribute

You can be part of the solution. Join CAST’s efforts to create permanent, affordable space for artists. CAST is building a coalition of supporters including individuals, corporations, foundations and investors to mitigate artist displacement. CAST is a tax-exempt public charity. All donations are tax-deductible as provided by law of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.