Arts and Culture Grants

City of Fort Myers Arts & Culture Grant 

The City of Fort Myers recognizes the importance of the arts to the cultural, educational, and economic well-being of its diverse population. 

Grant Cycle

Grant Cycle Opens: February 6, 2020
Grant Cycle Closes: March 6, 2020
Awards Announced: June 2020
Post-Grant Reports Due: May 31, 2021

Grant Types

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS

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.

Click Here for Full Eligibility Requirements and Grant Guidelines for Individual Artists.

ORGANIZATIONS

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: 

  • Operating Grants, with a maximum grant amount of $10,000
  • Project and Program Grants, with a maximum grant amount of $5,000

Click Here for Full Eligibility Requirements and Grant Guidelines for Organizations.