Grant Programs

Below is a list of all grants.

 Program NameDescriptionApplication Period

Division: Cultural Affairs

 Cultural Endowment

The purpose of this program is to create an endowment matching funds program that will provide operating resources to participating cultural organizations. The first step in applying for an Endowment State Matching Share (SMS) is to be designated as a Cultural Sponsoring Agency (CSO). More information regarding the program is available here

4/1/2017 - 6/1/2017
 Cultural FacilitiesThe purpose of the Cultural Facilities Program is to coordinate and guide the State of Florida's support and funding of renovation, construction, or acquisition of cultural facilities. More information regarding the program is available here4/1/2017 - 6/1/2017
 Fast Track ProjectThe Fast Track Project Grant Program is designed to provide expedited access to funds supporting small organizations through arts and cultural projects including but not limited to artist residencies, performances, or exhibitions. More information regarding the program is available here.  
 GPS/SCPGeneral Program Support (GPS)
The General Program Support (GPS) grant is designed to fund up to $150,000 for the general program activities of an organization that is realizing its stated mission and furthering the state's cultural objectives. More information regarding the program is available here

Specific Cultural Project (SCP)
The Specific Cultural Project (SCP) grant is designed to fund a cultural project, program, exhibition, series, Artists Performances on Tour, Arts in Education or Underserved Cultural Community Development project taking place within the grant period (July 1 through June 30). The grant activities must support the mission of the organization and further the state's cultural objectives. More information regarding the program is available here
4/1/2017 - 6/1/2017

Division: Elections

 Federal Election Activities

Federal Election Activities funds are annually appropriated by the Florida Legislature from Help America Vote Act funds, and are allocated and distributed to the Supervisors of Elections based on a formula using the number of active registered voters in each county. Supervisors can apply for and use these funds for one or more of the following categories: voter education; poll worker training; standardizing election results reporting; and other federal election administration activities as approved by the Department of State.

 

Division: Historical Resources

 Small MatchingThe Small Matching Category grants from the Division of Historical Resources provide assistance to non-profits and agencies of state and local governments in historic preservation efforts. These include development projects that will further the preservation of historical resources, acquisition of archaeological sites and historical resources, undertaking of historical or archaeological surveys, nominations to the National Register of Historic Places, and community education projects that promote information on Florida's history. Small Matching grants also exist to partially fund Historic Markers and for Main Street start-up and re-start up activities. More information regarding the program is available here4/1/2017 - 5/1/2017
 Special CategoryThe Special Category Grants from the Division of Historical Resources provide assistance to non-profits and agencies of state and local governments in conducting major historic preservation work on historical resources, acquiring archaeological sites or historical resources, conduct major archaeological projects, and undertake major museum exhibits presenting information on the history of Florida. More information regarding the program is available here5/15/2017 - 6/15/2017

Division: Library and Information Services

 Library Cooperative GrantsEligible applicants are the five Multitype Library Cooperatives. 
The Library Cooperative Grant is a formula based program that supports resource sharing and related training, providing services to all Florida Library Information Network member libraries, and other resource sharing activities as identified in the cooperative’s long-range plan and annual plan of service. Examples of resource sharing activities include bibliographic record enhancement, statewide delivery service support, union catalog support and development, reciprocal borrowing, cooperative cataloging, cooperative reference services, cooperative collection development, digitization, and implementation of or support for innovation in the use of technologies related to resource sharing. More information regarding the program is available here
4/1/2017 - 6/9/2017
 Library Services and Technology ActEligible applicants are Florida libraries and nonprofit organizations primarily related to the provision or support of library services.
Library Services and Technology Act Grants are federal funds used to support the needs of Florida residents and libraries. The program has purposes which focus on information access through technology and information empowerment through special services. It is a competitive grant program that encourages interlibrary cooperation and partnerships among all types of libraries. More information regarding the program is available here
4/1/2017 - 6/2/2017
 Public Library ConstructionEligible applicants are municipal and county governments.
Public Library Construction grants are for the construction of public libraries. This includes the construction of new buildings and the acquisition, expansion or remodeling of existing buildings to be used for public library service. More information regarding the program is available here
6/5/2017 - 7/28/2017