Grant Programs


Below is a list of all grants.

 Program NameDescriptionApplication Period

Division:

 African-American Cultural and Historical GrantAfrican-American Cultural and Historical Grant10/11/2021 - 11/30/2021

Division: Cultural Affairs

 GPS/SCPGeneral Program Support (GPS)
The General Program Support (GPS) grant is designed to fund up to $150,000 for the general program activities of an organization that is realizing its stated mission and furthering the state's cultural objectives. More information regarding the program is available here. Applicants must be associated with an Organization to be eligible to apply for a GPS grant.

Specific Cultural Project (SCP)
The Specific Cultural Project (SCP) grant is designed to fund a cultural project, program, exhibition, series, Artists Performances on Tour, Arts in Education or Underserved Cultural Community Development project taking place within the grant period (July 1 through June 30). The grant activities must support the mission of the organization and further the state's cultural objectives. More information regarding the program is available here
3/31/2021 - 6/1/2021
 Cultural Endowment

The purpose of this program is to create an endowment matching funds program that will provide operating resources to participating cultural organizations. The first step in applying for an Endowment State Matching Share (SMS) is to be designated as a Cultural Sponsoring Agency (CSO). More information regarding the program is available here

1/1/2021 - 12/31/2021
 Florida ARPThe Florida Department of State Division of Arts & Culture is the recipient of funding through the National Endowment for the Arts as a result of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act. This funding will be used for grants to support arts and culture in Florida through the Florida ARP Cultural Grants program.

The Florida ARP Cultural Grants program will be carried out through one-time grants with no match requirement. For guidelines and more information, please visit THIS PAGE. An FAQ is at the bottom of the page.

 

7/20/2021 - 7/30/2021
 Florida CARESDivision of Cultural Affairs - Florida Cares Program5/22/2020 - 6/8/2020
 Fast Track ProjectThe Fast Track Project Grant Program is designed to provide expedited access to funds supporting small organizations through arts and cultural projects including but not limited to artist residencies, performances, or exhibitions. More information regarding the program is available here. 7/1/2021 - 9/1/2021
 Cultural FacilitiesThe purpose of the Cultural Facilities Program is to coordinate and guide the State of Florida's support and funding of renovation, construction, or acquisition of cultural facilities. More information regarding the program is available here. Applicants must be associated with an Organization to be eligible to apply for the Cultural Facilities Program.
3/31/2021 - 6/1/2021

Division: Elections

 Federal Election SecurityElection Security Grants using Help America Vote Act funds to support $3,475,000 in two or more subgrants have been made available to address continuing election security needs identified in conjunction with a collaborative assessment conducted by the county and the Department of State’s cyber navigator team. Supervisors of Elections may apply for reimbursement and/or advance, subject to the terms of the applicable subgrant. Depending on the subgrant, the amount of the funds allocated to each county may be based on specific needs for the applicable county or may be a fixed maximum amount for all counties who apply. The allowable expenses will fall generally into one or more of the following six general categories:
  • Category 1: Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) and Access Controls

  • Category 2: Vulnerability Management

  • Category 3:  E-Mail Security (Including DMARC)

  • Category 4: Network Hygiene, Segmentation, and Security

  • Category 5: Endpoint Hygiene and Security

  • Category 6: Physical Security and Other Needs

10/22/2021 - 11/16/2021

Division: Historical Resources

 Small MatchingThe Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, provides state and federal funds for historic preservation. The purpose of this program is to provide funding, in the form of grants, to assist local, regional and state-wide efforts to preserve significant historic and archaeological resources, and to promote knowledge and appreciation of the history of Florida. This program provides historic preservation grants on a competitive basis. The program does not fund operational support for historic preservation organizations. The Legislature determines the amount appropriated annually for the program, and funding for all eligible applications is not guaranteed. The Small Matching Guidelines specify program policies and procedures. More information regarding the program is available here.4/1/2021 - 6/1/2021
 Special CategoryThe Department of State, Division of Historical Resources, provides state and federal funds for historic preservation. The purpose of this program is to provide funding, in the form of grants, to assist local, regional, and state-wide efforts to preserve significant historic and archaeological resources and promote knowledge and appreciation of the history of Florida. This program provides historic preservation grants on a competitive basis. The program does not fund operational support for historic preservation guidelines. The Legislature determines the amount appropriated annually for the program, and funding for all eligible applications is not guaranteed. The Special Category Guidelines specify program policies and procedures. More information regarding the program is available here. 4/1/2021 - 6/1/2021

Division: Library and Information Services

 Library Cooperative GrantsEligible applicants are the five Multitype Library Cooperatives. 
The Library Cooperative Grant is a formula based program that supports resource sharing and related training, providing services to all Florida Library Information Network member libraries, and other resource sharing activities as identified in the cooperative’s long-range plan and annual plan of service. Examples of resource sharing activities include bibliographic record enhancement, statewide delivery service support, union catalog support and development, reciprocal borrowing, cooperative cataloging, cooperative reference services, cooperative collection development, digitization, and implementation of or support for innovation in the use of technologies related to resource sharing. More information regarding the program is available here
4/5/2021 - 6/7/2021
 DLIS Florida CARES Act.Eligible applicants are Florida libraries and nonprofit organizations primarily related to the provision or support of library services.

DLIS Florida CARES Act Grants are federal funds used “to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus, including to expand digital network access, purchase internet accessible devices, and provide technical support services.” More information regarding the program is available here.

7/16/2020 - 8/17/2020
 DLIS Florida American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)Eligible applicants are Florida libraries and nonprofit organizations primarily related to the provision or support of library services. DLIS Florida American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Grants are federal funds used to help "communities respond directly and immediately to the pandemic, as well as address related economic and community needs through equitable approaches." More information regarding the program is available here. 7/1/2021 - 8/5/2021
 Library Services and Technology ActEligible applicants are Florida libraries and nonprofit organizations primarily related to the provision or support of library services.
Library Services and Technology Act Grants are federal funds used to support the needs of Florida residents and libraries. The program has purposes which focus on information access through technology and information empowerment through special services. It is a competitive grant program that encourages interlibrary cooperation and partnerships among all types of libraries. More information regarding the program is available here
1/28/2021 - 4/5/2021
 Public Library ConstructionEligible applicants are municipal and county governments.
Public Library Construction grants are for the construction of public libraries. This includes the construction of new buildings and the acquisition, expansion or remodeling of existing buildings to be used for public library service. More information regarding the program is available here
4/8/2021 - 6/21/2021