Grant Funding Availability

Learn about funding opportunities offered by the City of Orlando, sign up for grant-related public meeting notices and connect to additional grant resources.

Grant Program Eligibility  Amount  Deadline 
Affordable Housing Development Incentives Developer Varies Rolling
Business Assistance Program Small Business ≤ $20,000 Rolling 
DDB Downtown Events and Meetings Program Downtown Hotel ≤ $6,000 Rolling
Downtown Building Improvement Program Commercial/Residential ≤ $120,000 Rolling
Downtown Retail Stimulus Program Retail Business ≤ $100,000 Rolling
Green Building Incentive Program Developer Tax Rebate Rolling
FPR Financial Assistance for Events Nonprofit ≤ $1,500 Rolling
Façade, Site Improvement and Adaptive Reuse Small Business ≤ $50,000 Rolling
Mayor's Matching Grant Nonprofit / school  ≤ $10,000 4/1/22
Minority/Women Entrepreneur Business Assistance MWBE Small Business  ≤ $40,000 Rolling
Sidewalk Café Incentive Program       Downtown business  $5,000 Rolling
Special Events Grant Program Downtown event ≤ $50,000 2/1/22

The Mayor’s Matching Grant Program was implemented in 1994 to partner with neighborhood associationsschools and non-profit organizations to fund projects which address neighborhood needs, improve education and build community pride. 

The grant is awarded on a bi-annual basis. The grant deadlines are the last Friday in March and the last Friday in September. Grant terms start June 1 (for applications submitted by the March deadline) and January 1 (for applications submitted by the September deadline). 

Apply for a Mayor's Matching Grant

The City of Orlando has been awarded $58,032,405 through the American Rescue Plan Act’s Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund.

Read the City of Orlando’s 2021 Recovery Plan.

Below is a weekly digest of grant opportunities, powered by eCivis, updated on Mondays. For details on any grant opportunity or to request a 30-day eCivis license, contact grants@orlando.gov. The 30-day license is available on a first-come, first served basis to nonprofit organizations with offices in Orange County that serve the residents of the City of Orlando.

GN Code

Grant Title

Agency

Actual Funds

Due Date

Posted

FD0692

Toshiba America Foundation (TAF): Grants for Grades 6-12 - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2022 (Multiple)

01/12/2022

... to contribute to science and math education by investing in teacher-designed projects for students in grades 6-12. Funding will support innovative projects in middle school and high school classrooms that improve science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) learning. Activities should involve project-based learning with measurable outcomes to make learning STEM subjects fun for...

FD10937

Hanger Foundation: Empowerment Grants - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2022 (Multiple)

01/13/2022

... to directly and positively impact people with physical challenges in need. Funding will support nonprofit organizations that address one of the following focus areas: Rehabilitation and support services for related illnesses or trauma, such as stroke, sports injuries, and combat-related injuries Athletic programs, social activities, and events for individuals with physical challenges with...

FD11624

Florida Breast Cancer Foundation (FBCF): Education Grants (Florida) - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/11/2022

01/14/2022

... to support innovative education and research projects that promote awareness of breast cancer and/or breast health. Projects may provide education in one-on-one, small group, or virtual settings to reach as many people as possible. This program will support projects in a single county or multiple counties. Projects that serve multiple counties will be eligible for larger awards. Priority...

FD14190

Jack and Jill Foundation: STEM Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/15/2022

01/10/2022

... to support nonprofit organizations and public agencies that create and/or strengthen opportunities that build and prepare a pipeline of talent for overall college-ready youth in science, technology, engineering, and/or math (STEM) for middle and high school students. The funding agency seeks to address issues affecting African American children and families by investing in programs and...

FD14191

Jack and Jill Foundation: College Prep Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/15/2022

01/10/2022

... to support nonprofit organizations and public agencies that create and prepare a pipeline of talent for overall college readiness. The funding agency seeks to address issues affecting African American children and families by investing in programs and services that create a strong foundation for children to thrive long-term, including support of programs and organizations addressing...

FD14723

Education First (et al.): Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) in Action Awards: Educator-Led Awards - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/14/2022

01/13/2022

... to support projects by educators in U.S. public schools, including charter schools, that will spread social and emotional learning (SEL) practices in schools. The funding agency seeks to foster social and emotional skills in compelling, fresh, or imaginative ways. Examples include interventions, instructional practices, and classroom and/or school community supports focused on improving...

FD16612

U.S. Green Building Council: LEED for Cities Local Government Leadership Program: National Cohort - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/25/2022

01/10/2022

... to provide support and resources to a cohort of local governments as they pursue certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Cities and Communities and accelerate progress on climate change, social equity, sustainability, and resilience. Local governments participating in projects will collaborate and exchange ideas with peers as they get organized, set...

FD16731

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Vector Control Collaborative (VCC): A Vector Control and Surveillance Mentorship Program - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

Rolling

01/14/2022

... to support local health departments in protecting their communities from the bacterial and viral diseases transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, rodents, and other emerging vectors. This program will provide financial and technical assistance to match local vector control projects with demonstrated expertise in core and supplemental capabilities with vector control projects currently looking for...

FD1876A

Resist: Grants Programs (Part A): General Support Grants - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/04/2022 (Multiple)

01/12/2022

... to support people's movements for justice and liberation by funding nonprofit organizations and federally recognized American Indian tribal governments or agencies. The funding agency distributes resources to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Supported applicants will be those that organize, base-build, and engage...

FD1876B

Resist: Grants Programs (Part B): Multi-Year Grant Program (Limited Eligibility) - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/04/2022 (Multiple)

01/12/2022

... to support people's movements for justice and liberation by funding nonprofit organizations and federally recognized American Indian tribal governments or agencies. The funding agency distributes resources to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Supported applicants will be those that organize, base-build, and engage...

FD1876E

Resist: Grants Programs (Part E): Accessibility Grants - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/04/2022 (Multiple)

01/12/2022

... to support people's movements for justice and liberation by funding nonprofit organizations and federally recognized American Indian tribal governments or agencies. The funding agency distributes resources to frontline communities at the forefront of change while amplifying their stories of building a better world. Supported applicants will be those that organize, base-build, and engage...

FD18968

Jack and Jill Foundation: Health and Wellness Agency Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/15/2022

01/10/2022

... to support nonprofit organizations and public agencies that provide access to heart and mental health education and resources for prevention, detection, and/or treatment support for disadvantaged or underserved communities. The funding agency seeks to address issues affecting African American children and families by investing in programs and services that create a strong foundation for...

FD18970

Jack and Jill Foundation: Our Village Grant - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/15/2022

01/10/2022

... to support nonprofit organizations that focus on programs for African American families who are inherently underserved or under-resourced and face added stresses due to social injustices and the COVID-19 global health pandemic. Support is available for projects that create or strengthen opportunities for educational or economic growth and nurture the family unit. Proposed projects can: ...

FD19724

The Sweetgrass Foundation - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/15/2022 (Multiple)

01/14/2022

... to support nonprofit organizations to implement projects that involve the protection, restoration, and support of ecological health and indigenous cultures throughout the world. Funding will support organizations working directly for ecological health and cultural diversity and preservation. The funding agency has a special interest in projects that involve the protection of pristine...

FD20403

USA Football: Youth Program Grants - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/28/2022 (Multiple)

01/12/2022

... to help youth football organizations grow, improve, and sustain their league. Ultimately, this program is intended to evolve and grow the sport of football through innovative standards and best practices to advance coach and player development, participation, and safety within the fun of the game and its inherent values. For the spring 2022 cycle, this program provides awards in the following...

FD20404

National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO): Equipping Local Health Departments to Build COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

01/31/2022

01/12/2022

... to provide support to local health departments (LHDs) to improve COVID-19 vaccine confidence and address misinformation at the community level in partnership with local trusted community messengers. Selected LHDs will receive training, technical assistance, and other resources to increase equitable COVID-19 vaccine uptake, particularly among priority populations disproportionately impacted by...

FD20408

CDC Foundation: Enhancing Capacity for Community-Serving Organizations to Support HIV Self-Testing Programs (Select Areas) - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/07/2022

01/13/2022

... to expand the reach and impact of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) self-testing (HIVST) programs in the United States by building the capacity of community-serving organizations (CSOs) focused on populations most affected by HIV. Funding will support CSOs to implement or expand HIV self-testing programs within their communities and collaborate with the funding agency to identify lessons...

FD2844A

Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) Foundation (Part A): DTA Foundation Ignite Innovation Grants - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/11/2022

01/11/2022

... to increase access to and utilization of oral health care by broadening literacy of oral health’s impact on overall health. The core values of the funding agency include: Focusing on oral health, access to care, and oral health's connection to overall health Managing resources to drive innovation and stimulate creative projects Measuring results by long-term impact on oral...

FD2933

Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company Foundation - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/28/2022 (Multiple)

01/11/2022

... to support the preservation, promotion, and advancement of American Indian self-sufficiency and culture in the United States. Funding will support programs that advance the development of American Indian entrepreneurship; facilitate American Indian education, particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education; or preserve or enhance American Indian culture. The primary focus of the...

FD3498

Dollar General Literacy Foundation: Summer Reading (Select States) - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/17/2022

01/14/2022

... to provide funding to local nonprofit organizations, schools, and libraries to support the creation or expansion of summer reading programs. Support will be provided for projects meeting the following criteria: Target preK-12 students who are new readers Target below-grade-level readers Assist readers with learning disabilities Ultimately, funding is intended to help individuals of all...

FD3795

Whole Kids Foundation: Garden Grant Program - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/11/2022

01/13/2022

... to provide financial assistance to support new or existing edible educational gardens located either at K-12 schools or nonprofit organizations serving children in the K-12 grade range. Awards will be made to charter school, public schools, tribally controlled schools and entities, and nonprofit organizations to turn outdoor spaces into powerful hands-on learning gardens that connect kids with...

FD8724

Dollar General Literacy Foundation: Adult Literacy Grants (Select States) - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/17/2022

01/14/2022

... to support nonprofit organizations that provide direct services to adults in need of literacy assistance. Applicants must engage in one of the following instructional areas: Adult basic education GED or high school equivalency preparation English language acquisition Ultimately, funding is intended to help individuals of all ages pursue their educational goals and dreams by investing in...

FD8725

Dollar General Literacy Foundation: Family Literacy Grants (Select States) - FY 2022

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/17/2022

01/14/2022

... to provide funding to nonprofit organizations that provide whole-family literacy initiatives. Applicants providing the following services are encouraged to apply: Adult education instruction Children's education Parent and Child Together Time (PACT) Ultimately, funding is intended to help individuals of all ages pursue their educational goals and dreams by investing in literacy and...

FL0184

Highway Safety Subgrant Program - FY 2023

FL DOT

Unspecified

02/28/2022 (Multiple)

01/12/2022

... to support projects that will improve traffic safety and reduce crashes, serious injuries, and fatalities in Florida. This program funds projects that address traffic safety deficiencies, expand ongoing traffic safety activities, or develop new traffic safety programs. Projects must address one of the following priority areas: Aging road users Community traffic safety outreach Distracted...

US0098

Section 108 Loan Guarantee Program - FY 2022

US HUD

Unspecified

Rolling

01/12/2022

... to provide financing to support economic development, housing, public facilities, infrastructure, and other physical development projects, including improvements to increase resilience against natural disasters. The program provides community development block grant (CDBG) recipients with the ability to partially leverage their annual award allocation to access low-cost, flexible financing....

US1280B

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program (Part B): Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program: FP&S Activity - FY 2021

US DHS

Unspecified

02/18/2022

01/11/2022

... to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. Funding will be provided for the following program components: (Part A): General Program (Part B): Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program: FP&S Activity (Part C): Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program: Firefighter Safety Research and Development (R&D)...

US1280C

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program (Part C): Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program: Firefighter Safety Research and Development (R&D) Activity - FY 2021

US DHS

Unspecified

02/18/2022

01/11/2022

... to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and fire-related hazards. Funding will be provided for the following program components: (Part A): General Program (Part B): Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program: FP&S Activity (Part C): Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grant Program: Firefighter Safety Research and Development (R&D)...

US14995

Public Health Crisis Response Cooperative Agreement - FY 2022

US DHHS

$500,000,000.00 (Estimated)

02/12/2022

01/13/2022

... to enhance the nation's ability to rapidly mobilize, surge, and respond to a public health emergency (PHE) identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This program will establish a roster of approved but unfunded (ABU) applicants that may receive rapid funding by the CDC to respond to a PHE of such magnitude, complexity, or significance that it would have an...

US15075

Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Classic - FY 2022

US Agriculture

Unspecified

04/13/2022

01/14/2022

... to promote coordination of the funding agency's conservation activities with applicants (partners) that offer value-added contributions to expand the collective ability to address on-farm, watershed, and regional natural resource concerns. Through this program, the funding agency seeks to co-invest with applicants to implement projects that demonstrate innovative solutions to conservation...

US15496

Innovations in Nutrition Programs and Services: Replication - FY 2022

US DHHS

$900,000.00 (Estimated)

03/10/2022

01/12/2022

... to help communities develop capacity for, deliver, and sustain innovative nutrition programs for older adults, particularly those with the greatest social and economic need, and individuals at risk for institutional placement who participate in these programs. Projects must support the Older Americans Act (OAA) Title III-C Senior Nutrition Program (SNP) goal of reducing hunger, food...

US16489

Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) Alternative Funding Arrangements (AFA) - FY 2022

US Agriculture

Unspecified

04/13/2022

01/14/2022

... to engage with producers and landowners to implement conservation practices, systems, and approaches on, or for the benefit of, agricultural and non-industrial private forest lands. The program will provide funding to eligible entities that will engage with producers and landowners. This program is intended to support project structures and approaches that cannot be carried out as effectively...

US16673

Homeless Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP), Incarcerated Veterans' Transition Program (IVTP), and the Homeless Female Veterans' and Veterans' with Families Program (HFVVWF) - FY 2022

US Labor

$14,000,000.00 (Estimated)

02/23/2022

01/13/2022

... toobtain high-quality career outcomes for veterans experiencing homelessness. Applicants must demonstrate clear strategies to provide needed career exploration and placement services, career training, and support services to eligible individuals in order to ensure that they may secure good jobs in stable, high-demand occupations. The funding agency requires applicants to propose...

US17142

Regional Infrastructure Accelerators Demonstration Program - FY 2022

US Transportation

$5,000,000.00 (Confirmed)

Unknown

01/11/2022

... toassist entities in developing improved infrastructure priorities and financing strategies for the accelerated development of projects that are eligible for funding under the funding agency's Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program, known in eCivis Grants Network as US1116. This program will designate and fund regional infrastructure accelerators...