United Arts Grants 

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Program Eligibility Documents Due Dates
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 • Budget Form Budget Glossary  5 pm Aug 3, Feb 1 for projects starting one month later.

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Diversity & Accessibility Grants  Eligible: cultural organizations based in Lake, Osceola and Orange counties that have presented at least three years of programming  Guidelines Budget Form • Sample Audience Survey 5 pm Aug 3, Feb 1 for projects starting one month later.

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Orange County Venue Subsidy Grants Eligible: cultural organizations that are renting space at a venue in Orange County for an exhibition or performance • Guidelines 5pm Oct 15, 2020

5pm Mar 1, 2021

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Front Yard Festival Grants Eligible: cultural organizations based in Orange County and/or City of Orlando that are utilizing the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts’ Front Yard Festival outdoor event venue • Guidelines Rolling deadline: first-come, first-served until funding is exhausted.

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Operating Support Grants  Eligible: Only current Operating Support Grantees are eligible to apply  FY21 Guidelines 

Forms (zipped)

5 pm Sep 3, 2020, for FY21 funding.

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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 

• More Information

5 pm Mon June 15, 2020 – 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).
Apply Now! The application is available year-round for new applicants.
5 pm Mon Aug 3, 2020 – 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.   Apply Now!

United Arts 101 Workshops: On a quarterly basis, United Arts provides an introductory workshop on its grants programs and services. To RSVP, please click here!

Click here to learn about Arts Advocacy – State of Florida Funding

 

 

Questions? Contact

 

 

For United Arts Grants Programs
Rafael Torres (Operating Support, Diverse Programming Grant, Arts & Culture Access Grant – Organizations)
Manager, Grants & Arts Education
Direct 407.790.7844
Main 407.628.0333 x232
Rafael@UnitedArts.cc

Matthew Kopkin (Mini-Grants, Arts & Culture Access Grant – Teachers)
Grants & Arts Education Coordinator
Main 407.628.0333 x228
Matthew@UnitedArts.cc

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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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