How To Apply

Dustin Harewood received an Art Ventures Individual Artist grant in 2016 to continue his street art series with murals in downtown Jacksonville and Springfield. (Renee Parenteau Photography)

The Community Foundation makes competitive grants in several areas: Aging Adults, The Arts (Individual Artists and Visual Art in St. Augustine/Crisp-Ellert), Early Childhood (ages 0-6 years) and Putnam County.

There are specific requirements for non-profits and certain individuals to apply for a grant. The timelines and considerations to apply for grants in each of these competitive program areas are described below.

Grant guidelines and application processes vary by the type of grant you are seeking. For guidelines and applications, please click on the appropriate grant areas below.

The Community Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals for any grant programs.

Aging Adults

Application Process Begins March 2017 --  Grants Now Closed for 2017



To promote visual arts in St. Augustine--Grants Now Closed for 2017

Early Childhood

Services to at-risk children under six years of age -- Grants Now Closed for 2017


Individual Artists

Art Ventures Grants for artists --  Grants Now Closed for 2017

Putnam County

Health, hunger, veterans, education, poverty --  Grants Now Closed for 2017


Small Arts

The Community Foundation will not have an open competitive process for small arts grants in 2017. We are currently working with several organizations on negotiated proposals for capacity building initiatives. For information on capacity building grants awarded in 2015 and 2016, click here.

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Kathleen Shaw

Kathleen Shaw, M.Ed
Vice President, Programs

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