John Ringling Towers Fund Awards
The John Ringling Towers Fund Individual Artist Award was designed to recognize practicing, professional, creative artists residing in Sarasota County through monetary fellowship awards. The program provides support for artists of exceptional talent and demonstrated ability to continue to produce work. The John Ringling Towers Fund Individual Artist Award provides up to $5,000. The number of awards will vary according to the number of applications reviewed, the recommendations of the panel and the funds available.
The John Ringling Towers Fund Historic Preservation Award is given to nonprofit organizations or governmental agencies located in Sarasota County, to be used for historic rehabilitation, capital (bricks and mortar), preventive maintenance projects or national register designations. The program provides grants of up to $5,000 in recognition of historic preservation projects. The number of awards will vary according to the number of applications reviewed, the recommendations of the panel and the funds available.
Questions? Contact Rachel Denton, Communications Manager here.
Congratulations to the 2014/2015 John Ringling Towers Fund Grant recipients!
Click here for a complete list of last year's recipients.
Grant workshop 2015-16: Monday June 29 at 1 pm (Gulf Coast Community Foundation - 601 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34285) or Tuesday June 30 at 1 pm (Center for Art and Humanity - 1226 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236)
Opening of 2015-16 Grant Cycle: July 3, 2015
Application Deadline: Sept. 4, 2015
Grant Winner Notification: September 2015
Grants Awarded at Annual Awards Ceremony: October 26, 2015
Check out the guidelines for the Historic Preservation grant here.
Check out the guidelines for the Individual Artists grant here.