You are invited to register to participate in the Florida Cultural Alliance’s statewide October 30, 2017, advocacy and information-to-use conference call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST to review the status of the latest state and federal issues that matter to our industry:
— Status of FY 2018-2019 State and Federal Budgets
— Preliminary FY 2018-2019 Appropriation Asks for DCA Grants
— Update on Florida Department of State Grants’ Programs
— Status of Hurricane Irma Damages to Florida Cultural Organizations
— Proposed Tax Reform and Its Potential Impact on Nonprofits
— State and National 2018 Arts & Culture Days
— Other State and Federal Arts & Culture Issues
Christie Fitz-Patrick, Florida Department of State Deputy Secretary of State for Cultural Affairs, Historical Resources, and Library and Information Programs will share with you the presentation she did at the Senate Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations Subcommittee last week and review what the Department of State recommends in its FY 2018-2019 Legislative Budget Requests to the Florida Legislature and how we can all help to secure the appropriations needed to fund the Department’s grants.
Terry Olson who heads the Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs Office will share with us how he coordinates Central Florida arts advocates to travel to Tallahassee each year to participate in Arts & Culture Day and how you, too, can organize advocates from your county to participate January 24 in Arts & Culture Day at our state Capitol.
Please quickly and easily register here to participate on this important and informative statewide October 30 conference call. Alliance looks forward to your participation.