Polk County Tourism and Sports Marketing (PCTSM), Central Florida's Polk County Tourist Development Council (TDC)
04/17/20 Noon Receipt
Grants to Florida nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, IHEs, public schools, and agencies in eligible regions for publicly accessible events that increase tourism and promote economic development in the area. Applicants must attend an informational workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended for arts and cultural events that attract visitors to Polk County.
The goal of the program is to encourage the development of programs and special events that will showcase Polk County's unique arts, culture and heritage through various means of expression, interpretation and engagement that will attract visitors, enhance the visitor experience and support the brand ”Visit Central Florida" through authentic, high-quality presentations. Culture and heritage can be expressed through local customs, crafts, cuisine, visual and performing arts, history, literature and oral traditions.
The objectives of the program are to create a portfolio of activities which:
For additional information regarding program objectives, see: https://s3.amazonaws.com/visitcentralflorida.org/TDC/ACH-2020-2021/Arts-Culture-Heritage-Sponsorship-Guidelines-FY-20-21-FINAL.pdf#page=5
To assist in achieving these goals, proposals will be evaluated in the following categories:
For additional information about program categories, see: https://s3.amazonaws.com/visitcentralflorida.org/TDC/ACH-2020-2021/Arts-Culture-Heritage-Sponsorship-Guidelines-FY-20-21-FINAL.pdf#page=14
GrantWatch ID#: 143831
A) Regional Events - multiple consecutive day recurring events:
Maximum Request of up to $75,000
B) ACH Ongoing Cultural Program Development and Presentation: Maximum request up to $40,000
C) Enhancement Events that have little or no income potential: Maximum Request up to $10,000
D) Fundraising Events that are Arts Culture and Heritage focused: Maximum request up to $10,000
E) Fundraising Events that are Arts Culture and heritage-focused but support projects or programs of non-ACH related applicants: Maximum request up to $10,000
October 1, 2020-September 30, 2021
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Send or deliver applications to:
Polk County Tourism & Sports Marketing office
2701 Lake Myrtle Park Rd.
Auburndale, FL, 33823
If you have any questions, contact:
USA: Florida: Polk County
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