United Arts Grants 

Apply for funding raised through the United Arts Campaign (Arts for ALL Fund):

Submit Reports on Current Grants
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-English • Guidelines-Español • Budget FormBudget Glossary • See right for application link.  5 pm Aug 1, Feb 3, May 1, for projects starting one month later. Apply Now!
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. Apply Now!
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 FormSample Audience Survey • See right for application link.  5 pm Oct 3 and Feb 3 , for projects starting one month later. Apply Now!
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. Apply Now!

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. Apply Now!
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).
Apply Now! 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.   Apply Now!

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

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

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Grant Writing Tips

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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