A note from the City of Fort Myers:
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation is not administering the City of Fort Myers Arts and Culture 2020 grant cycle. The timeline has not been established by the City at this time. If you are signed up to receive email updates, you will receive an email about the grant when more information is available.
City of Fort Myers Arts & Culture Grants
The City of Fort Myers recognizes the importance of the arts to the cultural, educational, and economic well-being of its diverse population. In order to enhance access to a full range of cultural experiences, funding is provided for arts and cultural programs.
Grant Cycle Opens: February 6, 2020
Grant Cycle Closes: March 6, 2020
Awards Announced: June 2020
2019/2020 Post-Grant Reports Due: May 31, 2021
Artist must live or work within corporate limits of the City of Fort Myers or create/perform work that will make a meaningful contribution to the arts and culture of the City of Fort Myers. The maximum funding for each arts and culture grant is $2,500 for individual artists.
Grants will be available to organizations making a meaningful contribution to the arts and culture of the City. The grant calls for non-profit organizations that produce and/or present a cultural program or festival within the City of Fort Myers’ corporate limits.
There are two types of grants offered for organizations: