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Cultural Council to review grant applications

Event Date(s)

Begins: June 1, 2018 9:00 am
Ends: June 1, 2018 4:30 pm

The Cultural Council of Volusia County will hold a special meeting to review applications for the fiscal year 2018-2019 Community Cultural Grant program. The meeting will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, June 1, in the third-floor meeting room of the Volusia County Lifeguard Headquarters, 515 S. Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach. The meeting is open to the public.

Thirty-one nonprofit organizations will present their applications for funding. Each organization will be given a brief opportunity to update Cultural Council members about their programs and respond to members’ questions. Applications will be reviewed in reverse alphabetical order.

Organizations applying for the grant are:

  • African American Museum of the Arts
  • Art League of Daytona Beach
  • ArtHaus
  • Artists’ Workshop of New Smyrna Beach
  • Atlantic Center for the Arts
  • Bel Canto Singers of Daytona
  • Cinematique of Daytona
  • Creative Happiness Institute
  • Daytona Beach Symphony Society
  • Daytona Playhouse
  • DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts
  • Enterprise Preservation Society
  • Florida Wing, Commemorative Air Force
  • Gateway Center for the Arts
  • Halifax Historical Society
  • Heritage Preservation Trust
  • Hub on Canal
  • IMAGES: A Fine Arts Festival
  • Iranian American Society
  • Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach
  • Mary S. Harrell Black Heritage Museum
  • Museum of Arts & Sciences
  • Museum of Art – DeLand
  • Ormond Beach Historical Society
  • Ormond Memorial Art Museum
  • Pioneer Settlement for the Creative Arts
  • Sands Theater Center
  • Shoestring Theatre
  • Southeast Volusia Historical Society
  • USA Dance, Greater Daytona Chapter
  • West Volusia Historical Society

Grant scores will be announced, but recommended award amounts will be determined after the county’s budgeting process is completed. Final approval rests with the Volusia County Council. Funding for this grant program comes from the Volusia County Government general fund allocation for cultural and heritage programs.

For more information, contact Cultural Coordinator Robert Redd at rredd@volusia.org or 386-736-5953, ext. 15872.

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II)

In accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Volusia County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity of the county, should contact the county’s ADA Title II coordinator, George Baker, at 386-248-1760 at least two business days before the scheduled event or meeting.This notice also applies to written requests by a physically handicapped person needing a special accommodation to attend a public meeting in accordance with section 286.26, Florida Statutes.

A copy of the county’s Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) can be obtained at www.volusia.org/ada or by calling 386-248-1760. 


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