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Lakeland Mayor's Council on the Arts Grant Funding for Art & Cultural Programming

LAKELAND, FL (July 22, 2020) | The Lakeland Mayor's Council on the Arts is now accepting grants applications to assist in funding for art and cultural related organizations. The application process is open to non-profit members of the Lakeland arts community with the Lakeland city limits. For-profit organizations and educational institutions are not eligible for the program.  The application deadline is August 19th at 4:30 p.m. 

Go to LakelandGov.net/LMCA to view the application and review information on the grant process. Interested applicants can easily complete the webform that will be scored on a summary of core arts/cultural programming, financial history, and program successes.

The primary mission of the LMCA Grant is the enhancement, promotion, and support of Lakeland’s arts community and its associated creative economy. Artistic enterprises headquartered within the Lakeland city limits are eligible to apply for funding through this process. Depending on the number of award recipients and total funds available, individual grant awards will consist of up to 5% of each organization’s prior year operating expenses.

Questions regarding completion of the grant application may be directed to Dr. Craig Collins, Chairman of the LMCA at admin@sterlingcreativeconsultants.com.


Dr. Craig Collins
Chairman, LMCA

Kevin Cook
Director of Communications
City of Lakeland

About Lakeland

The City of Lakeland was incorporated in January 1885 and has grown to become one of the largest inland communities in Florida.  With a current population of over 100,000, Lakeland continues to grow. It has been designated a Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area by the US Census Bureau for over 30 years.  With tourist attractions and gulf beaches only an hour away, Lakeland continues to capitalize on its ideal central Florida location along the I-4 corridor.  The City owns and operates Lakeland Electric, the third-largest publicly owned utility in Florida and it was one of the first to offer power in the Sunshine State over 110 years ago.



For additional information about the City of Lakeland, please explore LakelandGov.net.
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