BREVARD ― The FY 2021-2022 grants have been awarded by the four committees under the Brevard County Tourist Development Council. These include the Tourism + Lagoon Grant Program from the Beach Improvement Committee, the Cultural Support Grant Program from the Cultural Advisory Committee in coordination with Brevard Cultural Alliance, Capital Facilities Committee’s grant program, and Cycle 1 of the Sports Grant Program from the Sports Advisory Committee. In first quarter of 2022, two more grant programs will announce their recipients – the Major Event Grant Program from the Cultural Advisory Committee, and Cycle 2 of the Sports Grant Program. In addition to these, the New Sports Event Development Grant Program is rolling open enrollment with a 90-day lead time.

Tourism + Lagoon Grant Program winners include:

Brevard County Boating & Waterways: Derelict Vessel Removal project; Max Brewer Causeway North Shoreline Restoration Feasibility Study

Brevard County Natural Resources: Titusville Causeway Multi-trophic Shoreline Stabilization and Resiliency Action Project Phase 2b & 2c; Lagoon Recreation Field Guide; Manatee Field Guide: Outdoor signage & distribution

City of Satellite Beach: Samsons Island Submerged Lands Restoration – Phase 2

City of Titusville: Scobie Park Improvements

Keep Brevard Beautiful: KBB Flex Team North Banana River Drive Litter Removal

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Using Citizen Science to build a Strategic Spatial Framework to Guide Conservation and Restoration of Indian River Lagoon Habitats & Associated Recreational Fisheries

East Coast Zoological Society of Florida, INC (Brevard Zoo): Shuck & Share: Shell recycling for Brevard County Oyster Restoration

University of Florida Whitney Laboratory: Restoration of Clam population in Indian River Lagoon for water quality improvement & economic resiliency

University of Central Florida Foundation: Putting Costal Conservation Books in the hands of young children in Brevard County to protect the Indian River Lagoon

Cultural Support Grant Program winners include:

Native Heritage Gathering, Inc: Native Rhythms Festival, Nov. 12-14, 2021

Florida Surf Museum – Surfing Santas, Dec. 24, 2021

Brevard Renaissance Fair – Multiple Weekends Jan. 8-Feb. 6. 2022

Brevard Nature Alliance – Space Coast Birding & Wildlife Festival Feb. 2-6, 2022

Indiafest Brevard– Spring 2022

Melbourne Art Festival – April 23-24, 2022

American Police Hall of Fame & Museum – season

Brevard Regional Arts Group/The Henegar Center – season

Brevard Symphony Orchestra – season

Melbourne Main Street – season

Museum of Dinosaurs & Ancient Cultures – season

Space Coast Symphony Orchestra – season

Surfside Playhouse – season

The Historic Cocoa Village Playhouse – season

Titusville Playhouse – season

US Space Walk of Fame Foundation – season

Valiant Air Command, Inc – season

Cycle 1 of the Sports Grant Program winners include:

Cocoa Beach Half Marathon & 10k – October 31, 2021

Space Coast Cup Soccer Tournament – Nov. 6-7, 2021

Softball Magazine Senior Softball Camp – Nov. 18-20, 2021

Florida Marathon Weekend – Feb 12-13, 2022

Moon Golf Invitational – Feb. 19-22, 2022

Beach 'n Boards Festival – March 10-13, 2022

Softball Magazine Softball Spring Training – March 10-12 & March 17-19, 2022

Space Coast Showdown Soccer Tournament – March 18-22, 2022

American Cancer Society Gateway2Space 5k – March 19, 2022

Capital Facilities Grant Program winner:

Brevard County Tourism – Lori Wilson Park Ongoing Capital Renovations

For more details regarding these grants, please contact Meagan Happel, PR Manager at

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