The Joint Legislative Budget Commission adopted on September 15 Florida's Long-Range Financial Outlook Report for Fiscal Years 2018-2021. Jim will quickly review the highlights of this important planning document in the development of Florida's annual budget, and review how this information impacts our statewide advocacy efforts to secure appropriations to fund DCA 2018-2019 recommended grants.
1.a. Financial Outlook Highlights for FY 2018-2019
2.c. Americans for the Arts, as part of the National Coalition of Arts Preparedness Response, provides the
following resources. If you have additional resources, please share them with
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2018 Florida Legislative Session Dates: January 9 through March 9
3.b. Please download this August - December 2017
Suggested-Advocacy-Action Calendar with three simple and easy action steps you can take each month that will make a difference to help secure funding and policies that support our industry.
3.c. Florida Division of Cultural Affairs' (DCA) grant-review-panels are meeting nowto review the 2018-2019 DCA grants. The Florida Council on Arts and Culture will meet in Orlando on October 4 and 5. Once the Council meets and reviews and approves the panels' 2018-2019 grant recommendations, its final grant recommendations will go toSecretary of State Ken Detzner for his review and approval. The ranked 2018-2019 recommended DCA grant lists, hopefully, will be available by mid-October.
3.d.List of All 2017-2018 DCA Qualified, Funded, Partially Funded, and
Not Funded Grant Amounts Organized by Applicants and Counties
3.e. Quick Look at Final
Analysis of 2017-2018 DCA Grants by Counties
3.i. There are changes in legislative membership in 2018 for both the Florida House and Senate TED appropriations' subcommittees. As you know, the two appropriations subcommittees that deal with appropriation discussions and recommendations for the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs' grants programs are the