Grant Programs


Below is a list of all grants.

 Program NameDescriptionApplication Period

Division: Cultural Affairs

 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

7/1/2018 - 3/31/2019
 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 here4/1/2019 - 6/1/2019
 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. 7/1/2019 - 9/1/2019
 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

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
4/1/2019 - 6/3/2019

Division: Elections

 Albert Network Monitoring Solution Grant Albert Network Monitoring Solution Grant 7/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
 Federal Election Activities

Federal Election Activities funds are annually appropriated by the Florida Legislature from Help America Vote Act funds, and are allocated and distributed to the Supervisors of Elections based on a formula using the number of active registered voters in each county. Supervisors can apply for and use these funds for one or more of the following categories: voter education; poll worker training; standardizing election results reporting; and other federal election administration activities as approved by the Department of State.

7/1/2017 - 6/20/2018
 Federal Elections SecurityElections Security Grants using Help America Vote Act funds have been made available to improve the administration of elections for Federal office, including the enhancement of technology and election security improvements. Funds are allocated and distributed to Supervisors of Elections with a baseline of $50,000 per county; additional funds are apportioned using the voting age population in each county. Supervisors can apply for and use these funds for one or more of the following categories: Strengthen the implementation of cybersecurity for election systems; enhance election technology; facilitate cybersecurity training; implement established cybersecurity best practices; continue election administration activities; and upgrade election-related computer systems to address cyber vulnerabilities.6/20/2018 - 7/27/2018

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.4/1/2019 - 6/1/2019
 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. 4/1/2019 - 6/1/2019

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
4/1/2019 - 6/4/2019
 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
1/15/2019 - 3/15/2019
 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
1/30/2019 - 4/1/2019