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Date Posted: Jun 06, 2022

Submit Eligibility Criteria Today To Ensure Your Organization is Eligible to Receive Funding

Pensacola, Fla. (June 6, 2022) – Art, Culture, and Entertainment Inc. (ACE) is accepting Eligibility Checklists from arts, culture, and entertainment organizations throughout Escambia County to apply for ACE General Operating Grants for 2022. 

Eligibility Checklist for ACE General Operating Grants

The deadline to submit your Eligibility Checklist is Monday, June 13, 2022, at 5 p.m. CT, and organizations applying must have been in existence for at least 24 months prior to submitting and be classified as a 501(c)(3). Only those organizations applying for ACE General Operating Grants are REQUIRED to submit an Eligibility Checklist. Learn more about this process on the ACE Pensacola website

ACE Mini-Grant Applicants

Those organizations interested in applying for an ACE Mini-Grant are NOT REQUIRED to submit an Eligibility Checklist. However, they are asked to review and understand what is required of applicants on the ACE Pensacola website before submitting for a Mini-Grant. 

Applications Open

Applications for the General Operating Support Grant and Mini-Grants will open on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 and will close on Monday, August 1, 2022 at 5 p.m. CT. For more information on eligibility requirements or to apply for a general operating grant or a mini-grant, visit

This year ACE will offer approximately $500,000 toward General Operating Support Grants and approximately $25,000 toward mini-grants.

The support grants are focused on providing art, culture, and entertainment organizations with stabilizing operating support. These grants provide a source of funding that promotes the viability and vitality of the Pensacola community. ACE defines art, cultural, and entertainment organization as one whose primary focus is the production, presentation, instruction, and/or direct support of performing, visual, literary, or media arts, heritage, and entertainment for the enrichment of the residents and visitors within the county support area. The funding period for both grants is October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023.

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