Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Sixteen Rivers Press Inc

  • San Francisco, CA
  • www.sixteenrivers.org

Mission Statement

Provide a shared-work alternative publishing avenue for poets in the San Francisco Bay Area, and mentor writers and literary organizations in the collective publishing process.

Main Programs

  1. Publishing, Marketing and Outreach
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

The members of our nonprofit collective press must live in the wider San Francisco Bay Area. Most of our readings, activities and mentoring take place in this geographical area.

ruling year

2003

Principal Officer since 2009

Self-reported

n/a n/a

Keywords

Self-reported

poetry readings publishing collective anthology

EIN

56-2287892

 Number

7093257630

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Printing, Publishing (A33)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Publishing, Marketing and Outreach

We bring in two new members each year through a manuscript selection process.
We market and distribute our books locally and nationally. We maintain our outreach to writing programs and literary organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Category

Arts, Culture & Humanities

Population(s) Served

Adults

Budget

$23,332.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

The members of our nonprofit collective press must live in the wider San Francisco Bay Area. Most of our readings, activities and mentoring take place in this geographical area.

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Sixteen Rivers Press Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

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Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Margaret Kaufman

board president, collective member

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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