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YCDC Now Accepting applications for Special Events Grant Program

YCDC Now Accepting applications for Special Events Grant Program

The Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC) is now accepting applications for the annual Special Events Co-sponsorship Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2021. This grant program is designed to help fund new or existing special events scheduled in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area between October 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021. Events must address at least one of the following components to be considered for funding: 

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

The FY 2021 program budget is approximately $175,000 and promoters can apply for up to $10,000

All completed applications must be received by the YCDC office by Monday, July 27, 2020, no later than 5:00 p.m. (No exceptions.) 

For more information and to download the application, visit the City of Tampa’s website.