Previous Workshop Attendees can apply up to three times for a commission to appear in the National Queer Arts Festival (NQAF). The theme of the 2018 NQAF is Resist! Deadline: September 5th for Non-Workshop Attendees and September 25 for Workshop Attendees. Please download a copy of the Application.  If you have any questions about your […]

Creating Queer Community: Grants for Emerging Artists Sunday, June 11; Noon – 3 pm Location: Jon Sims Center, 1519 Mission St @ 11th Info / Reservations: 415.554.0402, A project of the National Queer Arts Festival, Creating Queer Community will provide grants between $500 and $1,500 to unleash the creative spirits of individual queer artists […]

 QCC began operating  “Creating Queer Community” in 2000 by awarding 5 small commissions ranging from $500 to $1500.   Since then, QCC has commissioned approximately 130 LGBT artists to create new works that authentically express our community’s diverse experiences. The vast majority of these commissions have been awarded to culturally-specific and gender-specific individual artists whose work […]

DownloadApplication Form: CQC 15-16 App Form Application deadline: 5:00 PM on Friday, September 4, 2015 All applications must be submitted via email to

All CQC Publicity and Marketing material must include the following logos. QCC (Queer Cultural Center) SFAC (San Francisco Arts Commission) CAC (California Arts Commission) GFTA (Grants for the Arts) The Hewlett Foundation The Walter and Elise Haas Fund Logos and Links:               QCC – Queer Cultural Center logo   […]

QCC’s Creating Queer Community Grant Application. Application deadline: 5:00 PM on Friday, August 15, 2014 All applications must be submitted via email to   The Queer Cultural Center (QCC) will provide approx. 20 grants ranging from $500 to $1,500 to support innovative projects in any artistic medium that build LGBTQ community through the arts. […]

SKINNYFAT November 20, 2010 SF LGBT Community Center “Skinnyfat” is a new short film centered around two friends (jaded Chaz and his loyal friend, Davy) on a desperate quest to regain their six pack abs after the softness of late-20s has set in. Chaz, a tattooed, pierced San Franciscan hipster, is convinced he’s overweight.  The […]