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 Opens: March 1, 2021 Grant Cycle Closes: March 31, 2021 Awards Announced: June 2021 Post-Grant Reports Due: May 31, 2022
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.
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