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Ybor City Development Corporation is Accepting Special Events Grant Applications

 Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is NOW ACCEPTING applications for its annual Special Events Co-Sponsorship Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22).  This grant program is designed to help fund new or existing special events scheduled in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area between October 1, 2021, and September 30, 2022. Events must address at least one of the following components to be considered for funding:

  1. Reinforce Ybor City’s cultural roots and/or historical attributes;
  2. Be family-oriented that attracts daytime/early evening crowds;
  3. Maintain and improve Ybor City’s traditional events;
  4. Celebrate the arts; and/or,
  5. Promote Ybor City’s holiday season to include a parade, festival or other activity.

The FY 2022 program budget is approximately $200,000 and promoters can apply for up to $10,000.

You can download the Special Event Co-Sponsorship Program Application .

All completed applications must be received at the YCDC office by Monday, July 30, 2021, no later than 5:00 p.m. (No exceptions.)

Ybor City Development Corporation
2015 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

For more information about this program, please contact Brenda Thrower with the Ybor City Development Corporation at (813) 274-7917 or e-mail at Brenda.Thrower@tampagov.net.