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File #: ID#23-1085    Version: 1 Name: Grant funding request for Pinellas Girl Gang
Type: Action Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/23/2023 In control: Downtown Development Board
On agenda: 9/5/2023 Final action:
Title: Request approval of a special event grant funding request for Pinellas Girl Gang in Downtown Clearwater in an amount not to exceed $13,004.25.
Attachments: 1. PGG 8-22, 2. PGG Budget
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Request approval of a special event grant funding request for Pinellas Girl Gang in Downtown Clearwater in an amount not to exceed $13,004.25.

 

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SUMMARY: 

The purpose of this item is to request approval of funding for three (3) Pinellas Girl Gang Market events in the amount not to exceed $13,004.25.  These events will take place on 500-600 blocks of Cleveland Street on Saturdays October 28th, 2023, December 16th, 2023, and March 2nd, 2024, from 12pm-4pm with an expected attendance of approximately 700-1,000 people for each market.

Based on DDB funding policy staff is recommends funding these events in an amount not to exceed $13,004.25, which will cover up to $4,154.25 in city fees and marketing expenses in an amount up to $8,850.00.

The total cost of the three Pinellas Girl Gang Market is $18,785.10 with the applicant requesting $14,885.10 in total grant funding for marketing, city fees, porta potties, insurance, and Jolly Trolly fees.

Pinellas Girl Gang grant request aligns with the Downtown Development Board’s current work plan to fund various special events throughout the DDB District and increase awareness of Downtown as a destination.

Pending board approval, Pinellas Girl Gang will complete a grant agreement that outlines the details of their event and the marketing benefits for the DDB as part of their grant agreement.

APPROPRIATION CODE AND AMOUNT:

Funds for this grant will be available in the Marketing Category Line items 1829411-558600 for the DDB’s FY 23/24 budget.