Grant Details

United Arts of Central Florida - Community Project

Jennifer Rae Paxton, Outreach Program Officer
3025 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32804
  • Arts, Culture and Humanities including Library, Museum and Historical Society Grants
  • Florida
  • Lake
  • Orange
  • Osceola
  • Seminole
Maximum Grant Amount
July 14, 2024

United Arts of Central Florida is accepting Community Project Grant applications.

Grants provide competitive funding for projects, events, productions, festivals, and exhibitions that:
  • Increase access to and participation in local arts, culture, history, or science programming
  • Act as a catalyst for positive change through arts and culture-based community development (creative community development)
  • Amplify diverse cultures and voices.

Project Eligibility
  • Projects based in the arts and culture, science or history that take place in Lake, Orange, Osceola, or Seminole counties and are open to the public. Exhibits, performances, festivals, arts education, outreach programs, and art-based community development activities are examples of typical projects. Professional artists must be involved in the planning and execution of each project. For arts education programming, teachers must have an arts background. Administrative costs can be included, up to 7% of the project budget. Social and Human Service Organizations must partner with professional artists and/or arts organizations.

  • Applicant organizations must have current 501(c)(3)status and current good standing with the state of Florida Division of Corporations as a nonprofit organization. United Arts will verify with at and
  • The nonprofit 501(c)(3) must be in Lake, Orange, Osceola or Seminole counties (United Arts uses the principal address listed on an organization’s W-9 and Sunbiz registration).
  • The nonprofit organization must have a Unique Entity ID through the federal government
  • Faith-based organizations who have 501(c)(3) status as long as the event is a non-faith-based program open to any segment of the population.
  • Applicant organizations must be in good standing with any prior United Arts grant or contract reporting.
  • Operating Support grantees are eligible to apply, but the project must be focused on increasing access in the community. The work must be either an expansion to new sites or a new program/service etc., being offered to a new community.
  • For the purposes of this funding opportunity – United Arts is defining community as both place-based as well as population / social identity-based.

This round of Community Project Grants is leveraging funds from the National Endowment of the Arts.
  • All organizations must have a valid Unique Entity ID number to receive federal funds.
  • Organizations receiving federal funds must be a 501(c)(3). Fiscal Sponsors are not eligible to receive federal funds.
  • Awarded grantees will be required to complete the Arts and Accessibility Section 504 self-evaluation.
  • Awarded grantees will be required to submit an activity review questionnaire for compliance with the National Historic Preservation Act (NHPA) and/or National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) before any offered funding can be released
  • Note that if your venue or location changes you will need to submit a Change Request with United Arts as well as complete an additional NHPA/NEPA compliance questionnaire.

Grant information was last reviewed by our staff on 6/13/2024

Application Link
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