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Cultural Affairs


The City’s Office of Cultural Affairs curates the success of St. Petersburg's cultural institutions and local artists, who contribute significantly to St. Petersburg's overall economy and are a driving force behind the cultural fabric and creative nature of the city, its residents and its visitors. Partnering with the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and various cultural stakeholders, the Office of Cultural Affairs endeavors to advance St. Petersburg as a major southeastern cultural center, anchored by world-class museums, a thriving community of artists and craftspeople, multiple arts districts offering culturally-based programming, and an award-winning performing arts community. The Office of Cultural Affairs serves to unite city government, the Chamber of Commerce, local artists and the public in developing a strengthened cultural presence in all areas of the city. 

2018-2019 Grant Applications

The process for application to the City's Arts Grant Program starts Monday, April 2nd.  See links below for instructions, schedule and a scoring rubric.  We will be holding a workshop on Tuesday, April 10th at 4 pm to orient all institutions/groups planning to apply for funding.

2018/19 Level 1 Grants Application

2018/19 Levels 2 & 3 Grants Application

2018/19 Grants Schedule

Arts Grants Instructions/Guidelines

Scoring Rubric

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