Orange County Grants 

Apply for funding from Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs:

Submit Reports on Current Grants
Program
Information Documents Due Dates
Cultural Tourism (CT) Funding Eligible: Cultural nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, for events in Orange County that enhance the Orlando area’s cultural identity, present quality arts and cultural experiences, and promote tourism.

 

 

 

FY20 files:
 How to Apply – Workshop Overview
Guidelines 
Calculate Your Max. Request Amount
• Application Forms 

• Change Request Form
FY19 files:
Report Forms:
• Change Request Form 
 Report-ALL Forms-Pay 2
FY18 files:
 ACH Payment Form
Logos for all Orange County grantees
Report Forms:
Pay 2 Forms workbook
• Change Request Form 

The FY20 Cultural Tourism Funding application cycle is  closed. 
Next cycle: May 2020 for funding for events that occur Jan 1-Dec 31, 2021, with marketing and related project expenses after Nov 1, 2020.  Workshop attendance required for first-time CT applicants/new leadership/or grantwriters).
• For application eligibility, applicant meetings by appointment only, contact Trudy@UnitedArts.cc 
 

Cultural Facilities (CF) Funding

Eligible: nonprofits or governments for acquisition, construction, renovation or equipping of cultural facilities in Orange County. 

FY20 Council and Committee Member List

FY19 CF Final Scores & Ranking

 

FY20 Files:
•  Guidelines (PDF) 
Workshop Overview

Application Forms:
A-Certification
B-Budget
C-Match
D-5-yr Ops Budget
• Change Request Form 

FY19 Files:
• Report Forms:
• Logos 
for all Orange County grantees
Budget/Financial Report Form 
• Change Request Form 

 FY18 Files:
Report Forms:
Logos for all Orange County grantees
Change Request Form
• Budget/Financial Report Form

FY17 Files or earlier, contact
Trudy@UnitedArts.cc

 

Application cycle for FY20 Cultural Facilities (CF) Funding  is now open for projects during July 1, 2020-March 31, 2022:

• Application Due: 1/30/20, 5PM

• For application eligibility, or applicant meetings by appointment only, contact Trudy@UnitedArts.cc

 

Blockbuster Fund
To encourage marquee-type blockbuster events–result in regional, statewide and national attendance. Eligible: individual or organization.   Guidelines 

FY19 Budget-Financial Summary Report Form

Ongoing opportunity — schedule to present a proposal at a Blockbuster Committee meeting (allow couple months’ notice) Contact: Terry Olson, Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs at 407.836.5540, or Terry.Olson@ocfl.net
Orlando Chapter of the Awesome Foundation
The Awesome Foundation is a global community advancing the interest of awesome in the universe, $1000 at a time. Eligible: individual or group.   APPLY FOR A GRANT Ongoing opportunity — For more information, contact: Mr. Terry Olson, Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs at 407.836.5540, or Terry.Olson@ocfl.net

Resources:

Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs and Advisory Council resources:


REMINDERS: Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs++ Meetings for Dec 2019/Jan 2020:

December

  1. Cultural Facilities Funding for FY20 applicants  — Deadlines: Letter of Intent due Thurs., Dec. 12,l 2019, 5 pm. online;  portrait input due Fri., Dec. 27, 2019 5 p.m. ; applications due Thurs, Jan 30, 2020 5 p.m.
  2. Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Council – Thurs., Dec. 19, 2019, 8:00 a.m. at Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105
  3. Advocacy Committee – Thurs., Dec. 19, 2019, 9:30 a.m. at Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105
  4. Sustainability Committee – CANCELLED: Monday, Dec 23, 2019, 9 a.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105

January & looking ahead:

  1. Sustainability Survey – Looking for your feedback to learn what we have or need to sustain the arts & culture in the region.  Deadline extended to Jan. 10. Thank you in advance for your participation!
    https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/5F2YSPD 
  2. Blockbuster Committee meeting – Thurs., January 9, 2020, 9:30 a.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105
  3. Arts & Culture Advocacy Day in Tallahassee –  Wed., January 22, 2020; SAVE THE DATE & TRIP INFO linked here.  Join us to travel with Central Florida arts advocates, meet with state legislators, and advocate for increased state arts funding for DCA’s recommended grants for 2020-21 .
  4. Sustainability Committee – Monday, Jan. 27, 2020,  9 a.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105

All meetings are free and open to the public.
Check here for the latest complete calendar for 2019-20 Council, its committees & bios.

See Arts Advocacy page, or link here for: Arts Advocacy – State of Florida Funding 

Apply for funding from Orange County TDT Grants Application Review Committee (ARC):

  • TDT ARC Funding — REMINDER: only Capital Grants of $2M+ projects have been considered to date.
    –  The web site for the ARC programs is: https://netapps.ocfl.net/arctdtgrants/tdtgrants
    –  The cycle for facilities grant applications closed Nov 14, 2018. 

 

 

Questions for Orange  County Arts & Cultural Affairs? 

 

Contact:

Trudy Wild (Cultural Tourism, Cultural Facilities)
Grants & Research Specialist, United Arts of Central Florida
Direct 321.972.9837
Main 407.628.0333 x223
Trudy@UnitedArts.cc 

Terry Olson
Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs
407.836.5540
Terry.Olson@ocfl.net

 

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