The City of Coral Springs is currently accepting applications from non-profit organizations interested in receiving grant funding to produce special events for the benefit of Coral Springs residents.
Applicants must have documentation of 501C(3) status and incorporation as a business in the State of Florida. Events must be held between October 1, 2009 and March 31, 2010 to qualify for this first round of funding for fiscal year 2010.
Events must be held in the City of Coral Springs. Applications will be accepted in the following categories: cultural, educational, business, health and environmental. Events should be of broad interest to the community at large and must be held on a single day or as a weekend celebration.
Past organizations that have benefited from special events funding are the Association of Indians in America, Coral Springs Mothers of Multiples, Friends of Music, and the J.P. Taravella High School Drama Club, among others.
Applications are available now available at City Hall, 9551 West Sample Road; City Hall in the Mall, located in the Coral Square Mall; and the Coral Springs Center for the Arts, 2855 Coral Springs Drive. Applications can also be downloaded at www.CoralSprings.org. The deadline has been extended until 5 p.m. on October 5, 2009. Applicants will be notified of funding status after October 20. Anyone interested can call 954-344-1097.