TDC Grant News
April 20, 2017
  • Three Arts Culture and Heritage Grant Programs are now open for online application by local arts organizations and businesses.

 St Johns County Tourist Development Tax Arts Culture and Heritage grants are available in four program/event categories:

February 13, 2017

The ACH TDC Grant FY 2018 guidelines are being revised and will be reviewed and approved by the TDC on Feb. 27th and then sent to the BCC in March for final approval. At that time they will be posted on this website.

August 24, 2016

All 34 applications for grants have been recommended for funding from $583,000 in bed tax monies.

   While scoring by a review panel ranged from 58 to 93 percent, the Tourist Development Council (TDC) last Monday used a scoring system to include all, though each grant was less then requested.

   The TDC list must still be approved by the County Commission. $847,666 in grants was sought.

July 12, 2016

Notice to all ACH Grant Applicants...
The Funding Panel, appointed by the Board of County Commissioners, will begin individual review of the submitted proposals this week. 
Oral Presentations will be 
Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at 9:00 am in the 
St. Johns County Administration Building Auditorium, 
500 San Sebastian View
St. Augustine, FL 32084

September 25, 2015

The Board of County Commissioners approved the Arts Culture & Heritage (ACH) grants for FY 2016 on September 24th, 2015.

Click here to view the document

June 10, 2015

Here is the Fiscal Year 2016 ACH grant list.  The actual dollar awards will be announced once the Board of County Commissioners has approved the County budget.

Click here to view the list

May 29, 2015

2016 ACH Grant Program In Kind Volunteer Hours Match Procedure TDC Approved 4.20.15

For the 2016 ACH Grant Program, the TDC and Board of County Commissioners have authorized use of volunteer time as match for grants in the Reenactment and Enhancement Categories.

Calculation of volunteer time that will be used as match will be as follows:

June 1, 2015

The ACH Grant Guidelines for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2015 were approved by the St. Johns Board of County Commissioners on January 20th. The Application Deadline has been changed to Thursday, June 4, 2015 at 11:59 pm. Also, the Product Development Category Letter of Intent deadline has changed to May 14th. Please note that these dates overrides any other dates published.