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Cultural Service Grant Program (CSGP)

Grants to Duval County, Florida Arts and Cultural
Nonprofits for General Operating Support

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City of Jacksonville and Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville

Deadline Date:

02/27/18 11:59 PM


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Grants starting at $5,000 to Duval County, Florida arts and cultural nonprofits for general operating support. Funding is intended to support organizations that promote the quality of life for Jacksonville residents through arts and cultural programming. Grants are provided to help support these organizations' missions and create broader access to the arts in Jacksonville.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 139928

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Minimum grant award of $5,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

CSGP is open to nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations operating in Duval County with a primary mission that is arts/cultural.

At the time of application, the organization must have been in existence for at least three years and must have three years of filed tax returns.

Management and Membership:

- The organization shall have a broad base of community representation in management and membership.
- Members of the board of directors shall not receive any compensation for their service as directors, but they may be reimbursed for actual monetary expenditures on behalf of the organization.
- The corporate charter or by-laws shall provide a method of selection of the board of directors which will periodically subject the directors to the possibility of replacement by other qualified persons.
- Membership of the organization shall be open to as large a portion of the public as possible, subject to such nondiscriminatory conditions/qualifications for membership as may be imposed by the corporate charter or by-laws; provided that this requirement shall not be construed so as to prevent or prohibit an organization from having different classes of membership with different conditions and qualifications for admission and different relative rights, privileges and duties.

Pre-Application Information:

For organizations not currently funded through CSGP, completing the Letter of Intent (LOI) is a mandatory prerequisite to completing the full application for the 2018-2019 Cultural Service Grant Program.

Currently-funded organizations must complete an abbreviated version of the LOI to ensure that they have maintained eligibility for CSGP for 2018-2019. A restricted access code will be sent via email to current grantees so they may access this abbreviated LOI form.

All eligible organizations will be provided with information about a CSGP application workshop. Eligible organizations that attend the mandatory application workshop will be invited to submit a full application to the 2018-2019 Cultural Service Grant Program and will be provided with additional details about the grant process.

The deadline to submit a LOI for the 2018-2019 CSGP is Tuesday, February 27, 2018 (11:59 p.m.).

At least 76 percent of the organization's operating revenue or support shall be derived from sources other than this program.

Contact Information:

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

Online LOI application:

Amy Palmer, Director of Grants Administration
(904) 358-3600 x14

Chelsey Cain, Program Coordinator
(904) 358-3600 x19

The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville
300 Water Street
Suite 201
Jacksonville, FL 32202

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Duval County and the City of Jacksonville