- City Fund Sources
The city of St. Petersburg distributes approximately $1.8 million in grant funds annually for social service programs, arts support, events, redevelopment and neighborhood projects and more. Below is a current list with information pertinent to each grant opportunity.
Mayor's Neighborhood Mini Grants Supported by Duke Energy
Contact: ICAN@sptete.org or (727)892-5141The Neighborhood Mini Grant Application is now available. Eligible applicants must be a neighborhood, homeowners or business association listed on the City’s neighborhood contact, or Crime Watch lists; or in the process of forming an association, with the assistance of the City. Please review the Mini-Grant application for additional terms, conditions, and other eligibility requirements. For questions, please contact the Community Services Department at 727-892-5141 or email ICAN@stpete.org.
*Applications can also be printed out and submitted via U.S. mail or hand-delivered to:
Community Services, City Hall, 175 Fifth Street North – 2nd Floor.
Completed, signed applications should be mailed to:
City of St. Petersburg
Community Services Department
PO Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731-2842
Neighborhood Partnership Matching Grants
Neighborhood and Business Associations in St. Petersburg are eligible to apply for Neighborhood Partnership Matching Grants for physical improvements within their areas. The grants can be matched with volunteer hours, in-kind services or dollars. Applicants can be awarded up to $20,000 for a project and proposals are accepted throughout the year. For more information, please contact the Community Services Department at 727-892-5141. Download the Neighborhood Matching Grant Application for more details.
Police Forfeiture Grants Program
Projects eligible must impact crime prevention, neighborhood safety, drug abuse education and prevention, or school resource officer programs, such as T-shirts and hats for Crime Watch teams. Learn more about the program.
Applicants are encouraged to attend an informational meeting at City Hall, 175 Fifth St. N. on Friday, August 12, at 6 p.m., before completing the application.
2016 Police Forfeiture Grant Program Application
St. Petersburg Arts Grants Program
Grant Workshop: April 12, 2016 at 4 p.m.
Grant Workshop: May 20, 2016 at 11 a.m.
- FY2017 Arts Grants Packet (zipped file of all documents listed below)
Contact: Wayne Atherholt , 727-551-3250
Consolidated Plan Funding
Programs/projects may include homeless shelters or services, public facility improvements, the development of parks and community centers, economic development, rehabilitation of housing and home ownership assistance.
Social Action Funding
Contact Manager of Social Services Planning for questions, 727-893-7267.
Cosponsored Events Program
Events/sponsors applied for funds. Programs include First Night/New Year's Eve, art festivals, parades, Blues Fest, Ribfest, Jazz Lunch in the Park, and Sunshine City Band concerts.
(potential applicants encouraged to attend one of 2 grant workshops)