It is the intent of the Board of Supervisors that monies deposited into the Voluntary Arts Contribution Fund shall be made available for equipment acquisition, facilities maintenance and capital improvements for the benefit of nonprofit arts organizations.
In evaluating applications for funds under this Chapter, the Mayor shall give preference, where possible, to nonprofit arts organizations with annual budgets of less than $1,000,000.
It is also the intent of the Board of Supervisors that the maximum degree of cultural and ethnic diversity be achieved among recipients of funds under this Chapter, to insure that minority, disabled, lesbian/gay and other nonprofit arts organizations may share in the benefits of this Fund. In administering the Voluntary Arts Contribution Fund, the Mayor shall give priority to this intent and shall insure that sufficient funds are available to achieve this purpose.
(Added by Ord. 79-84, App. 2/23/84; amended by Ord. 287-96, App. 7/12/96)