Pinellas Recovers Grants

New Funding Opportunity for Pinellas Arts and Cultural Organizations and Professional Artists

Apply to Creative Pinellas’ Pinellas Recovers grants funded through the National Endowment for the Arts. 

LEARN MORE - 2022 Individual Artist Grant

LEARN MORE-2022 Arts and Cultural Organization Grant

Creative Pinellas is excited to announce applications for Pinellas Recovers grants are now open. Pinellas Recovers grants will help artists and nonprofit arts organizations recover from the effects of the Covid-related economic losses while responding to underserved communities.

Creative Pinellas was one of 24 local arts agencies nationwide selected to receive an American Rescue Plan grant for $500,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA).

Pinellas Recovers is a one-year competitive grant program in addition to the annual Creative Pinellas Professional Artists and Emerging Artists grants. It will award the following:
  • 21 Individual Artist project grants from $2,500 – $10,000
  • 25 Arts Organization operating grants from $2,500 to $50,000 (based on up to 10% of the organization’s operating budget for 2019 to present)

Funds will

  • help support jobs in the arts sector.
  • keep the doors open to arts organizations.
  • assist in the sector’s response to and recovery from the COVID-19 crisis.
  • provide access to arts experiences to underserved audience.
  • support salaries, stipends to artists, marketing, promotion and other operating and/or direct project expenses.

Be prepared. 

To be eligible for a Pinellas Recovers grant, arts and cultural organizations must

  • have a DUNS number. Once an organization has a DUNS number, it will then need to
  • get an Unique Entity Identifier (UEI) in using their DUNS number. The process may take up to a few weeks. It is strongly recommended that you start now by going to

This is not required for individual artists.

2022 Individual Artist Grant 

Application Closes March 28th at 11:59pm


2022 Arts and Cultural Organization Grant

Application Closes March 14th at 11:59pm


This project is supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. To find out more about how National Endowment for the Arts grants impact individuals and communities, visit



Thank you WUSF for being a Media Partner and Sponsor for the Pinellas Recovers 2022 grants program.

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