Outside Agency Grant Application Deadline for Cultural Non-Profit Organizations Extended to May 1


Understanding the challenges presented by measures being taken to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the City of Gainesville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has extended the deadline for Outside Agency Grant applications for the Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022 grant periods to Friday, May 1.

The purpose of the Outside Agency Grant is to provide general operational support to cultural non-profit organizations that are within the city limits of Gainesville, Florida.

Established, registered 501(c)(3) cultural organizations that contribute to the cultural vitality of the City of Gainesville, and produce quality arts and/or cultural activities are eligible to apply. Cultural organizations that are part of education, government or taxing authorities are not eligible.

The grant is awarded for a two-year funding period, Oct. 1, 2020-Sept. 30, 2022. The application deadline is 5 p.m. Friday, May 1, 2020.

To review and download the grant program package and application, please visit

For additional information, please contact Maxine Rushing, grants program specialist, at or 352-393-8528.