The OAA grant application and guidelines will be available  on November 1st   and will also be available at the grant writing workshop.  Guidelines and tips will be covered at the workshop for the OAA grant application as well as the opportunity to ask questions about the grant application. The OAA will be accepting grant applications through Dec 2, 2015 and the workshop is not required to apply for the OAA grant.  The OAA will be awarding a $1000 grant to a local non-profit and a $1000 to an Okaloosa County school to aid in their art and/or cultural programs for 2017.   


The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) is holding a grant writing workshop on Wed, Nov 16th from 12:30-3:30 at the Destin Library (150 Sibert Ave, Destin, FL 32541) in the Calhoun Room. The workshop will be presented by Susan Kneller, OAA Grants chair who is a retired teacher with over 20 years of experience as a successful grant writer, applicant, grant reviewer and member of multiple grant selection committees.  The workshop will cover researching available grants, writing grant proposals- to include the OAA grant application, developing project budgets, understanding the terminology of grants and common mistakes to avoid.  The cost of the grant writing workshop will be $15 for OAA members and $45 for non-members.  Advanced reservations are required due to limited seating.  All proceeds will benefit the OAA. Please contact Amy at amybaty1@gmail.com with any questions and to make reservations for the workshop.

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The Okaloosa Arts Alliance (OAA) is the official local arts agency for Okaloosa County.  The purpose of OAA is to support and promote art, music, and culture in Okaloosa County. The Okaloosa Arts Alliance enhances the cultural environment of its community, and promotes, coordinates, and nurtures high quality arts and cultural resources that enrich the lives of residents and visitors.   The OAA is sponsored in part by the State of Florida,  Division of Cultural Affairs and from Arts auto license tag revenues but could not exist without its members and community support.  

Okaloosa Arts Alliance The official Local Arts Agency For Okaloosa County