Opportunity Grants

Opportunity Grant Application 

Applications available July 11, 2019 – September 9, 2019 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.

2019 – 2020 Timeline 

Information Sessions: July 9 – 10, 2019

Applications open: July 11, 2019

Applications due: September 9, 2019

Information Sessions

Tuesday, July 9
9:30 am
Center for Arts and Humanity
1226 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota

Wednesday, July 10
10:00 am:
Gulf Coast Community Foundation
601 Tamiami Trail South, Venice

More Information 

Opportunity Grant Guidelines

Online Application 

Opportunity Grant Budget

Opportunity Grant Final Report 

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