The City’s Office of Cultural Affairs curates the success of St. Petersburg's cultural institutions and local artists that contribute significantly to St. Pete's overall economy and are a driving force behind the cultural fabric and creative nature of the city, both residents and visitors alike.
In partnership with the St. Petersburg Arts Alliance, the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce and various cultural stakeholders, the Office of Cultural Affairs aims to advance St. Pete as a major southeastern cultural center anchored by world-class museums, a thriving community of artists and craftspeople, multiple arts districts with culturally-based programming, and an award-winning performing arts community.
2019-2020 Grant Applications
The process for application to the City's Arts Grant Program starts Monday, April 1st. See links below for instructions, schedule and a scoring rubric. The applications are available for three levels of organizations:
Level 1: Organizations with budgets of $149,999 or less are eligible to receive up to $6,000 or a maximum of 10% of the most completed fiscal year’s operating budget.
Level 2: Organizations with budgets of $150,000 to $499,999 are eligible to receive up to $14,000
Level 3: Organizations with budgets of $500,000 or more are eligible to receive up to $20,000
- Arts Grants 2019/20 Schedule
- Arts Grants 2019/20 Instructions/Guidelines
- Arts Grants 2019/20 Scoring Rubric