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.

 

 

 

FY21 files:
• 
Guidelines
FY20 files:
Report Forms:
• Pay 2 All Forms workbook
• Change Request Form
• Logos for all Orange County grantees; color JPGBlack transparent ; White transparent
• V
erbiage: “This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.”
FY19 files:
Report Forms:
• Change Request Form 
 Report-ALL Forms-Pay 2

The FY21 Cultural Tourism Funding application cycle is  closed. 
Next cycle will open: April 2020 for funding for events that occur within Jan 1-Dec 31, 2021, with marketing and related project expenses after Nov 1, 2020.
Workshops:
Attendance required for first-time CT applicants/new leadership or grantwriters):
Fri, May 22, 2020, 9-10:30 a.m.
Thurs., May 28, 2020, 4-5:30 p.m.
Both at Orange County Admin Bldg, 201 S Rosalind Ave, Orlando, Room 105;  RSVP Trudy@UnitedArts.cc Application deadline: Thurs, July 9, 2020, 5 p.m.
For 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 Member List
and Committee 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:
Budget/Financial Report Form 
• Change Request Form 

 FY18 Files:
Report Forms:
 Change Request Form
• Budget/Financial Report Form

 

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

• Application period – closed (Due: 2/4/20, 5 p.m.)

• SUSPENDED: Panel Meeting will NOT be held on Thurs, Apr 2. Will update when we have more information.

• 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 March/April 2020:

All meetings of the Advisory Council and its committees are canceled through April 17, 2020.

Meetings will be rescheduled and posted, as information is available.

March 

  • At this time all meetings are canceled through April 17, 2020
  • Canceled: Sustainability Committee – Monday, March 23, 2020,  9:30 a.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105
  • Canceled: Funding & Standards Committee — Thurs. March 26, 2020, 1:30-3 p.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105

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April & looking ahead:

  • SUSPENDED: Cultural Facilities Review Panel – Panel Meeting – April 2, 2020, 8:30-11 a.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105
  • Canceled: Advisory Council Meeting – April 9, 2020, 8:30-11 a.m., Orange County Administration Center, 201 S. Rosalind Ave., Orlando, FL 32801, in Room 105
  • Canceled: Blockbuster Committee Meeting or Advocacy Committee Meeting – April 9, 2020, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.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 (Blockbuster, Awesome Foundation)
407.836.5540
Terry.Olson@ocfl.net

 

Application System Instructional Videos

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How to Apply

Logos for publicity:  Logo -color JPG for all Orange County grantees;  black/white.ai
 Verbiage: “This project is funded in part by Orange County Government through the Arts & Cultural Affairs Program.”