Cultural Committee Grants

The Tourist Development Council Cultural Grant Program is a program delivered by the Space Coast Tourism Development Office, the focus of which is to promote Brevard County as a cultural destination. This will be achieved by maximizing the Space Coast Office of Tourism’s marketing resources to provide a platform for Brevard’s arts and cultural organizations through collaborative event and marketing support.

The FY20-21 application period has CLOSED. Please check back April 19, 2021 for the FY21-22 application.

Cultural Support Grant Program is open! Here is the application link:

https://webportalapp.com/sp/wizehive-fy23culturalsupportgrants

Up to $500,000 is available for funding for the FY 2022-2023 cycle. The primary purpose of the Cultural Support Grant Program is to promote Brevard County arts and culture by funding groups which present cultural and special events and market the events to out-of-county tourists. Such cultural and/or special events/activities could be visual and performing arts including theatre, concerts, recitals, opera, dance, art exhibitions, and festivals and other tourist-related activities. These cultural and/or special events/activities can be categorized into the following;

  • Events – festivals, art shows, etc., that last 1-14 days
  • Seasonal Activities – theatres, symphonies, concerts that operate over the course of a year
  • Museums – facilities that continually operate over the course of a year
  • Main Street Events – street parties and events hosted by Main Street organizations

If you have any questions, please contact Deborah Webster at deborah.webster@visitspacecoast.com or Kathy Engerran at kathy.engerran@artsbrevard.org. The application window closes Friday, June 24 @5pm.

FY21-22 Cultural Grant Schedule

For cultural events occurring between Oct. 1, 2021 -September 30, 2022

Application Open Date: 5/27/2021

Application Closes: 6/25/2021

Cultural Committee Review: 8/24/2021

Review by Tourism Development Council: 8/25/2021

Review by Brevard County Board of County Commissioners: 9/14/2021

*Note that all proposed dates are subject to change in accordance with committee, council and commission meeting schedules through the course of the grant cycle.