|Mini-Grants||Eligible: cultural events by nonprofit organizations based in Lake, Osceola and Orange counties that have presented at least one year of programming||• Guidelines-English • Guidelines-Español • Budget Form • Budget Glossary • See right for application link.||5 pm Aug 1, Feb 3, May 1, for projects starting one month later.|
|Diversity Grants||Eligible: cultural organizations over $75K and 3 years+, providing programming & marketing designed for diverse audiences, or diversity plans/training.
Programs must take place in one of the following neighborhoods: Bithlo, East Altamonte Springs, East Winter Garden, Eatonville, Fern Park, Orlo Vista, Pine Hills, Poinciana, South Apopka, Taft, and Union Park
|• Guidelines • Budget Form • Funded Projects to Date||5 pm Nov 8, Feb 3, May 1, for projects starting one month later.|
|Accessibility Grants||Eligible: cultural organizations under $900K and 3 years+, providing programming & marketing designed for audiences with varying abilities, or accessibility plans/training.||• Guidelines • Budget Form • Sample Audience Survey • See right for application link.||5 pm Oct 3 and Feb 3 , for projects starting one month later.|
|Orange County Venue Subsidy Grants||Eligible: cultural organizations that are renting space at a venue in Orange County for an exhibition or performance.||• Guidelines • Budget Form • See right for application link.||5 pm Jan 15 and June 2, 2020, for FY20 funding.
5 pm Aug 27, 2020, for FY21 funding.
|Operating Support Grants||Eligible: cultural organizations over $75K and 3 years+. New applicants must first send 3 years of financial statements and programming history to Rafael@UnitedArts.cc for eligibility.||• FY20 Guidelines • Forms (zipped)• Panelists||5 pm Thursday, Aug 15, 2019 for 2020 funding.
|Arts and Culture Access Funding – Organizations||Eligible: current organization grantees, with arts education programs for schools. New programs can be posted year-round but most funding is decided in late summer.||Guidelines||5 pm Thurs June 6, 2019 – returning applicants must submit major program changes for school year 2019-20, and any new programs (post your program on UAArtsEd.com then apply for funding using this link).
The application is available year-round for new applicants.
5 pm Thurs Aug 1, 2019 – updates to lesson plans and Lunsford forms.
|Arts and Culture Access Funding – Teachers||Eligible: Teachers in Lake, Orange, Osceola or Seminole counties to fund programs from UAArtsEd.com for their class. Funding is LIMITED and runs out fast. Book early!||Guidelines||Available all school year (starting in August) – once funding is gone, you can purchase a program.|
For United Arts Grants Programs
Rafael Torres (Operating Support, Diverse Programming Grant, Arts & Culture Access Grant – Organizations)
Manager, Grants & Arts Education
Main 407.628.0333 x232
Matthew Kopkin (Mini-Grants, Arts & Culture Access Grant – Teachers)
Grants & Arts Education Coordinator
Main 407.628.0333 x228
Application System Instructional Videos
Panelist Nomination Form – Nominate yourself (and learn more about the panel process), or email Rafael@UnitedArts.cc to suggest a person with arts and/or business expertise for United Arts grants panels.
Grant Writer Referrals – Interested in helping arts nonprofits write grant applications? United Arts will keep a list of potential grant writers. Send resume showing grant writing / nonprofit experience to Rafael@UnitedArts.cc.
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