Opportunity Grants

Applications available July 13, 2020 – September 11, 2020 5PM.

Each “State of the Arts” license plate purchased in Sarasota County funds Opportunity grants.  As the designated local arts agency, the Alliance is responsible for establishing the program, managing the application and evaluation process and ensuring funds are used to support arts and culture according to established guidelines.

Non-profit organizations in Sarasota County that do not qualify for or did not receive a Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant may apply. Eligible projects must demonstrate artistic merit, community involvement and administrative competence.

2020 – 2021 Timeline 

Virtual Information Session: July 8, 2020

Applications open: July 13, 2020

Applications due: September 11, 2020

Recording of virtual information session conducted on July 8, 2020.

More Information 

2020/2021 Opportunity Grant Application

Opportunity Grant Guidelines

Opportunity Grant Budget

Opportunity Grant Final Report