Fine Arts of the Suncoast, Inc. is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 school year. Please review the guidelines carefully as the project and deadline dates have changed. Beginning this year, teachers may apply for either Fall 2018 or Spring 2019 projects. Please note that no applications will be accepted for the Spring 2018 cycle.
Any certified visual or performing art teacher may apply on behalf of a public, private, or parochial school in Pasco County.
Schools are limited to one visual arts and one performing arts application per school year.
Grant recipients are asked to volunteer for at least one shift at the Suncoast Arts Fest. If they are unable to personally volunteer the weekend of the event it is acceptable to send another adult volunteer to represent them.
Maximum Grant Awards
The maximum grant request is $500 per application.
Classroom grants fund special projects to improve arts education for students in Pasco County, Florida. Grant funds can be used for project-related equipment, supplies, and materials. This may include, but is not limited to:
Student Art Supplies
Field Trip Fees
February 1, 2018 – Applications will be available.
March 31, 2018 – Deadline for submission. All applications must be submitted online.
April 31, 2018 – Applicants will be notified via e-mail whether their proposal will be awarded.
September 2018 and January 2019 – Funds will be available in two grant cycles.
Final Report Deadlines: Dec. 31, 2018 for September grant recipients or May 31, 2019 for January recipients
Applications and final reports must be submitted using the form below by midnight on the deadline date.
For More Information
Questions about the grant process? Submit your inquiry to festival management. Be sure to include “Classroom Grant inquiry” in the subject line of your email.
All festival proceeds are donated back to the community through the Arts for Kids mini-grant program, which provides funding for fine and performing arts projects in Pasco schools. You can help us meet our goals by making a tax deductible contribution to Fine Arts of the Suncoast, Inc..