FCA Action Alert

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Budget conference meetings begin with one-hour notice.

Please communicate now with legislative members of the Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development (TED) budget conference committee.  All advocates should communicate with the chairman and vice chairman listed first on this   Excel file and then those members who represent your county.

Suggested message to personalize:

     Please continue to support appropriation investments  for the  Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) matching grants' programs that annually generate a 9 to 1 return to local and state government treasuries:

$41,608,780 for 489 Cultural and Museum Matching Grants for general program support that will provide 100% of their qualified and recommended matching-grant amounts;  

$2,987,775 for 134 Culture Builds Florida Matching Grants for specific cultural projects; and

$6,147,838 for 18 Cultural Facilities Matching Grants.

     Your continued support of the Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs (DCA) matching grants' programs will ensure 658 well-vetted and accountable nonprofit arts and culture organizations' programs and services are sustained and accessible.

     Help us build safer communities and change lives through arts and culture.  Thank you.

Your name

Please follow through NOW on this action request to help secure the
state-appropriation investments needed to fund the recommended
2018-2019 DCA matching grants.

Thank you graphic