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City of Fort Myers Arts & Culture Grant

Grants to Facilitate Community Development
Through Arts and Culture

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City of Fort Myers Public Art Committee

Deadline Date:

07/15/11 5:00 PM


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Grants for up to $10,000 to facilitate community development through arts and culture. The overall goal of the agency is to connect the citizens of Fort Myers with high quality arts programming. The purpose of the available funding is to support arts and culture programs that have public benefit. Three types of funding are offered. For organizations, a general support grant and specific project grant are available. Individual artists may apply for project grants for up to $2,500.

Through this program the agency strives to:
♦ Develop stable, well-managed arts & culture organizations and institutions, through fair distribution of funds
♦ Encourage artistic quality and program innovation, including “seed money” for organizations and projects
♦ Develop new audiences and challenge existing audiences
♦ Promote lifelong arts and cultural education
♦ Promote multicultural inclusion in all aspects of the City's cultural life
♦ Stimulate increased private support for the arts & culture
♦ Promote economic development and tourism in the City of Fort Myers
♦ Promote and encourage art and culture in all communities and neighborhoods of the City
♦ Create a nurturing environment in which artists can flourish

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125326

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $10,000

Term of Contract:

Up to 1 year


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Individual artists

Pre-Application Information:

1:1 match required. In kind services accepted.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Community Development Administration
1825 Hendry Street
Office: (239) 321-7900
Office: (239) 321-7901
Fax: (239) 344-5920

Grant Coverage Areas:

Fort Myers

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida