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Immediate Support for High-Quality Arts Projects

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Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and Florida Council on Arts and Culture

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Grants up to $2,500 to Florida non-profit organizations, governments, and school districts that provide high-quality arts and cultural projects that benefit state residents. The purpose of these grants is to provide expedited access to funds for projects including, but not limited to, artist residencies, performances, or exhibitions. These grants are not intended to fund the general programming activities of arts organizations.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 130431

Estimated Size of Grant:

$1,000 to $2,500

Term of Contract:

Funding Period: January 1 through June 30

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To meet the legal status requirement, an applicant organization must be either a public entity or a Florida non-profit, tax exempt corporation as of the application deadline.

Public Entity:
A Florida local government, entity of state government, school district, community college, college, or university. Private schools, private community colleges, private colleges, and private universities are not public entities and must be nonprofit and tax exempt to meet the legal status requirement.

Non-profit, Tax Exempt:
1. Non-profit: incorporated as an active nonprofit Florida corporation, in accordance with Chapter 617 or Chapter 623, Florida Statutes; and
2. Tax exempt: designated as tax exempt as defined in section 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954, as amended.

Organizations must have a last completed fiscal year's total operating budget of $250,000 or less and can request from $1,000 to $2,500.

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must provide at least one dollar in cash and/or in-kind (donated goods or services) for every dollar requested from the division.

Access the online application at:

Mail application packages to:
Division of Cultural Affairs
Florida Department of State
500 South Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

Contact Information:

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

Sarah T. Stage
Phone: (850) 245-6459

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida