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YCDC Special Events Co-Sponsorship Grant Program

 Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is NOW ACCEPTING applications for its annual Special Events Co-sponsorship Grant Program for Fiscal Year 2021.  This grant program is designed to help fund new or existing special events scheduled in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area between October 1, 2020, and September 30, 2021. 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 holiday season to include a parade, festival or other activity.

The FY 2021 program budget is approximately $175,000 and promoters can apply for up to $10,000.

You can download the Special Event Co-Sponsorship Program Application or pick the application up at: 

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

All completed applications must be received at the YCDC office by Monday, July 27, 2020, no later than 5:00 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 e-mail at Brenda.Thrower@tampagov.net.