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Grants Available for Special Events Happening in Ybor City

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Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is now accepting applications for its annual Special Events Co-sponsorship Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19), which is designed to assist the funding of new or existing special events happening in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area between October 1, 2018, and September 30, 2019.

Events must address at least one of the following components to be considered for funding:

  1. Reinforce Ybor City’s cultural roots and/or historical attributes;
  2. Family-oriented that attracts daytime/early evening crowds;
  3. Maintain and improve Ybor City’s traditional events;
  4. Celebrate the arts; and/or,
  5. Promote Ybor City’s 2018 holiday season to include a parade, festival or other activity.

The FY19 program budget is approximately $125,000 and special events can apply for up to $10,000.

To download an application, please visit
or pick up an application at:

Ybor City Development Corporation
2015 E. 7th Avenue
Tampa, FL 33605

All completed applications must be received at the YCDC office by
Monday, August 27, 2018, by 5 p.m. (No exceptions.)

For more information about this program, please contact Brenda Thrower with the Ybor City Development Corporation at (813) 274-7917 or email at

This post expires on Tuesday August 28, 2018.