My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for Shipyard Trust For The Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Here at Hunts Point Shipyard, one of the largest artist colonies in the US, we would have all been displaced, and without a place to do our art without the tireless services supplied by STAR.
Primarily a volunteer service, their work has enabled the artists of Hunters Point,. San Francisco to stay in their studios and have a secure place to work as well as giving us the ability to interface with the city of San Francisco as they redevelop this area that was known a toxic waste dump. We have lived and worked through most of the clean up and now find ourselves in a redevelopment that will create a new city around us.
Most of Star's financing has come from the artists themselves, donating art that is sold though a yearly auction.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
Give them more money to finance their activities.