ART AND CULTURE
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CULTURAL SERVICE GRANT PROGRAM
During the 2016-2017 fiscal year, the Cultural Council will administer nearly two-and-a-half million dollars in grants to Duval County arts and cultural organizations, on behalf of the City of Jacksonville, through the Cultural Service Grant Program (CSGP). Recipients include:
City of Jacksonville funds are administered by the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville through the Cultural Service Grant Program (CSGP), a competitive grant process governed by City ordinance (Chapter 118, Part 6). All applications and reports are submitted through Foundant, an online grant system.
Submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) is a mandatory first step in the CSGP application process. The purpose of the LOI is to:
- Signal the organization's intention to apply for a Cultural Service Grant
- Determine eligibility for the application organization
- Gather essential information and documentation
- Inform the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville's request for funding to the City of Jacksonville in regards to the Cultural Service Grant Program.
The deadline to submit a LOI for the 2017-2018 CSGP was Tuesday, March 7, 2017. Current Cultural Service Grantees may complete their grant reports by accessing Foundant, the online grants system.
Organizations that submitted a LOI for 2017-2018 will be notified of their eligibility to apply for a Cultural Service Grant. Eligible organizations will provided with information on the next steps in the grant process.
All 2016-2017 Cultural Service Grant recipients can access a special page of our website restricted to only Cultural Service Grant recipients. Information about 2017-2018 LOI requirements for current grantees can also be found here. Please contact Patrick Fisher if you have not received an invitation to this page.
Recommendations for Cultural Service Grant awards to applicant organizations are made by the Cultural Service Grant Program Committee to the Cultural Council Board of Directors, which makes the final determination of funding. The Cultural Service Grant Program Committee consists of:
- A Chairperson
- Five members from the Cultural Council Board of Directors
- Five community representatives
- Three liaisons, one from the Mayor's Office, one from City Council, and one from the Cultural Council's Board of Directors
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