The HOPE SF Small Grants Program provides grants of up to $10,000 to groups embedded in community as they seek to uplift HOPE SF resident voices through community generated ideas.

Meet Our SGP Grantees

Total Funds Granted ($)
Residents Served

Funding Categories

Applicants must apply for at least one of the following funding categories:

New Homes at All Income Levels

Inclusive Community

Submit proposals that support HOPE SF residents, especially the original public housing residents, to become stably housed in high-quality homes. This category also includes ideas that create space for residents to have freedom of expression through art and culture.

Onsite Wellness Services

Wellness and Healing

Submit proposals focused on improving the quality of life for residents. This category ensures that residents are healthy in mind and body, and they thrive in a safe and healthy environment where they are seen, respected, valued, and have a sense of belonging.

Academic Success

Community Education

Submit proposals that promote quality education for all—inside and outside of school (such as after school, summer school, recreational activities, etc.). This category ensures that HOPE SF children and youth (up to 24 years of age) are growing academically and receiving training that help them build viable career skills.

Job Placement and Career Pathways

Economic Advancement

Submit proposals that increase opportunities for residents to grow their income and wealth building. Examples include financial management, insurance, real estate, job training, cooperative economics and investment learning opportunities.

Youth Development Programming

Resident Leadership and Youth Development

Submit proposals that engage youth and adult residents through organizing, leadership development, and community building.

Application Guidelines

Learn about grant eligibility and requirements.

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How to Apply

Learn how to apply or browse the FAQs.

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Donate to support the Partnership for HOPE SF Small Grants Program

Donate to the HOPE SF Small Grants Program and help us support more resident-led projects. Your donations to this program will directly support residents and their ideas for a more inclusive community. Thank you for helping us build a better future for thousands of San Francisco families.

There are three ways to contribute:


Donate online by clicking on “Donate” in the top right of this webpage.


Make a grant directly from your donor advised fund.


Send a check payable to The San Francisco Foundation.

Indicate “HOPE SF Small Grants Program” in the memo line and mail the check to:

The San Francisco Foundation
P.O. Box 399275
San Francisco, CA 94139-9275

For more information, please reach out to hopesfsmallgrants[at]