The City of San José Office of Cultural Affairs’ Creative Industries Incentive Fund (CIIF)provides project support to arts-based commercial businesses involved in the production or distribution of the arts. Incentive awards are for creative industries of all types, such as manufacturers, service providers, presenters, and designers, among others. CIIF also supports arts-based businesses serving as cultural anchors and catalysts in specific neighborhoods AND nomadic enterprises seeking physical space to anchor themselves in specific neighborhoods. Awards range from $2,000 – $8,000.
The CIIF seeks to support projects aimed at building successful small arts businesses in San José by their ability to:
  • Increase community support and marketability,
  • Leverage CIIF funding with other funding support, and
  • Grow and achieve greater financial sustainability.
Apply by 5 p.m. (PST) on November 1, 2019.