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 
Community Investment Program Nonprofit ≤ $250,000 Due 3.10/3.31
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
Façade, Site Improvement and Adaptive Reuse Small Business ≤ $50,000 Rolling
FPR Financial Assistance for Events Nonprofit ≤ $1,500 Rolling
Green Building Incentive Program Developer Tax Rebate Rolling
Minority/Women Entrepreneur Business Assistance MWBE Small Business  ≤ $40,000 Rolling
S.A.F.E. Program (Safety Awareness for Everyone) Downtown bars/venues  ≤ $10,000 Rolling
Sidewalk Café Incentive Program       Downtown business  $5,000 Rolling
Special Events Grant Program Downtown event ≤ $50,000 Due 2.1.23
Mayor's Matching Grant Nonprofit / community ≤ $10,000 Due 3.31.23

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 2022 Recovery Plan.

Empowering Good equips local nonprofits with the tools necessary to succeed in the post-pandemic environment. The project is specifically targeted at helping small and diverse, Orange County, Florida nonprofits in five key areas: impact measurement, innovation, financial management, fundraising and risk management. For more information or to apply, go to https://empowering-good.org/. Supported by Orange County.

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

FD7642

The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

05/10/2023 (Multiple)

01/03/2023

FD17721

Truist Foundation Grants (Select Areas) - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/31/2023 (Multiple)

12/29/2022

FD19724

The Sweetgrass Foundation - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023 (Multiple)

12/29/2022

FD10937

Hanger Foundation: Empowerment Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023 (Multiple)

12/29/2022

FD3266

Clif Bar Family Foundation: Operational Support - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/01/2023 (Multiple)

12/29/2022

FD2844A

Dental Trade Alliance (DTA) Foundation (Part A): DTA Foundation Pilot Project Grants - FY 2024

FD Foundation

Unspecified

11/30/2023

12/29/2022

FD12990

The American Institute for Conservation (AIC) and the Foundation for Advancement in Conservation (FAIC): Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) Program - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/28/2023

12/29/2022

FD8340

IECA Foundation - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

06/01/2023

12/29/2022

FD3061

The John M. O'Quinn Foundation - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/01/2023 (Multiple)

12/28/2022

FD20730

Nasdaq Foundation: Quarterly Grant Program - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/10/2023

12/28/2022

FL0025

Florida Boating Improvement Program (FBIP) - FY 2024

FL Fish & Wildlife Conservation Cmmsn

Unspecified

04/04/2023

12/28/2022

FD10099

The Bernard and Audre Rapoport Foundation - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/15/2023 (Multiple)

12/28/2022

US1280A

Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program (Part A): General Program - FY 2022

US DHS

Unspecified

Unknown

12/28/2022

FD12070

Carnegie Hall: PlayUSA - FY 2024

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/20/2023

12/28/2022

US14490A

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) State and Local Assistance Program FY 2023

US Interior

Unspecified

02/03/2023

12/27/2022

US2027B

Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund (CESCF) FY 2023

US Interior

Unspecified

03/02/2023

12/27/2022

FD2446

Samuel H. Kress Foundation: Digital Art History Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023 (Multiple)

12/22/2022

FD8905

Adolph Coors Foundation (ACF): Public Policy Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023

12/22/2022

FD4014

Costco Wholesale: Grants (Select Areas) - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

Rolling

12/22/2022

FD19091

Banfield Foundation: Community Care Grants - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

01/31/2023 (Multiple)

12/22/2022

FD10240

Florida Beverage Association (FBA): Community Grant Program (Florida) - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

01/31/2023

12/22/2022

US8706

Endangered Species Act (ESA): Recovery Implementation - FY 2023

US Interior

$14,000,000

09/30/2023

12/22/2022

US8717

Candidate Species Conservation Fund - FY 2023

US Interior

$500,000

Rolling

12/22/2022

FD3795

Whole Kids Foundation: Garden Grant Program - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023

12/21/2022

US17872

Office on Violence Against Women (OVW): Emerging Issues and Training and Technical Assistance (TA) - FY 2023

US DoJ

Unspecified

01/26/2023

12/21/2022

US12041

Educational Technology, Media, and Materials for Individuals with Disabilities Program: Stepping-Up Technology Implementation - FY 2023

US Education

$1,500,000

03/06/2023

12/21/2022

US16742

Corridor Identification and Development (ID) Program - FY 2022

US Transportation

Unspecified

03/20/2023

12/21/2022

US17636

Safeguarding Tomorrow Through Ongoing Risk Mitigation Revolving Loan Fund Program - FY 2023

US DHS

$50,000,000

04/28/2023 (Multiple)

12/21/2022

FD2852

National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP): Preservation Leadership Forum: Johanna Favrot Fund for Historic Preservation - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023

12/20/2022

FD2851

National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP): Preservation Leadership Forum: Cynthia Woods Mitchell Fund for Historic Interiors - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023

12/20/2022

FD6871

Polaris: T.R.A.I.L.S. Grant Program - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

03/01/2023 (Multiple)

12/20/2022

FD12976

New York Life Foundation (NYLF) and Afterschool Alliance: Aim High: Supporting Out-of-School Time Programs Serving Middle School Youth - FY 2023

FD Foundation

Unspecified

02/01/2023

12/20/2022

US17870

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL): Resilient and Efficient Codes Implementation (RECI) - FY 2023

US Energy

Unspecified

01/31/2023 (Multiple)

12/20/2022