Arts and Culture

Investing in the arts creates a brighter future for our region.

Arts Appreciation Grants 

To honor the cultural and economic contributions of our region’s cornerstone arts groups, we provide flexible funding so they can focus on their artistic missions. 

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Manasota Key Offshore Archaeological Site

A discovery of global significance in Gulf waters near Venice could transform the field of underwater archaeology and vastly expand knowledge of Florida’s earliest people and the prehistoric landscape. But the fragile site requires the protection of a concerned community.

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