The Mission of the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs is to advance, support, and promote arts and culture to strengthen the economy and quality of life for all Floridians.
Who We Are
The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs is Florida's state arts agency. We believe Culture Builds Florida. Arts and culture support jobs, tourism and education while contributing to a vibrant and creative Florida. To promote excellence and encourage access to cultural opportunities, the Division provides funding, programs and resources including grants for: arts in education, local arts agencies, state service organizations, museums, theater, dance, folks arts, literature, media arts, multidisciplinary, music, sponsor/presenter, and visual arts programs and projects.
What We Do
Since 1969, the Division has connected cultural funding opportunities and services to Florida’s citizens and visitors. The Florida Legislature and National Endowment for the Arts provide funding for the Division. The Division’s partners include South Arts, Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc. and the National Endowment for the Arts. In addition, the Division administers the Museum of Florida History, Florida's state history museum.