The Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County is a member-powered organization that serves as an advocate for arts and culture in Sarasota County. Founded in 1986 by a group of committed citizens, the Alliance has administered more than $20 million in grants to area artists and arts organizations. The Alliance works to ensure arts and culture remain essential to the continuing development of a vibrant, creative community. This is achieved through arts advocacy, education, and community outreach.
The mission of the Arts and Cultural Alliance is to serve as the source, voice and advocate for arts and culture in our community.
The vision of the Arts and Cultural Alliance is that arts and culture are essential to the continuing development of a vibrant, creative community.