Announcing the 2018 Special Events Co-Sponsorship Program

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Ybor City Development Corporation (YCDC), Inc. is NOW ACCEPTING applications for its annual Special Events Co-sponsorship Program for Fiscal Year 2018.  This grant program is designed to assist the funding of new or existing special events happening in Ybor City’s CRA 1 area between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018. 

Events must address at least one of the following components to be considered for funding: 

  1. Reinforce Ybor City’s cultural roots and/or historical attributes
  2. Be family-oriented and attract daytime/early evening crowds
  3. Maintain and improve Ybor City’s traditional events
  4. Celebrate the arts 
  5. Promote Ybor City’s 2017 holiday season to include a parade, festival or other activity. 


Download an application(PDF) or (DOC) 

or pick up an application at:

Ybor City Development Corporation

2015 E. 7th Avenue 

Tampa, FL 33605


All completed applications must be received at the YCDC office by Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.  (No exceptions.)


For more information about this program, please contact Brenda Thrower with the Ybor City Development Corporation at (813) 274-7917 or email at