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Capital Projects Funding Program

Capital Projects are a major driver of tourism to the area for locals and visitors alike, benefiting both Pinellas County and the project owners. 

To continue promoting tourism and fund new projects, the Pinellas County Board of County Commissioners developed this Capital Projects Funding Program, which operates every other year.

Questions regarding the program may be sent to [email protected]

Application & Review Process

Application deadline is May 31, 2024 at 5 p.m. All other dates are subject to change.


1. Application materials posted on partner website

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024

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2. Public Information Meeting

Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Time: 2 - 4 p.m.

Location: Pinellas Realtor Association, 4590 Ulmerton Rd., Clearwater, FL 33762


3. Application Deadline

Date: Friday, May 31, 2024 at 5 p.m.

Applications may be submitted from February 28, 2024 through May 31, 2024 at 5 p.m. No applications will be accepted after the deadline.


4. Legal Review, Visit St. Pete-Clearwater, Consulting Company and Pinellas County

Date: June through August, 2024


5. TDC Meeting to Review and Approve VSPC Funding Recommendations

Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2024

Time: 9 a.m. - noon

Location: Communications Building, Palm Room, 333 Chestnut St., Clearwater, FL 33756


6. Board of County Commissioners (BCC) Meeting to Review and Approve TDC Funding Recommendations

Date: Tuesday, October 15, 2024

Time: TBA

Location: TBA


Capital Projects Funding Program Documentation

Find everything you need related to your application here.

Capital Projects Funding Program Application Form

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Capital Projects Funding Program Guidelines

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Capital Projects Funding Program Timeline

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Economic Impact Study Requirements

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Application Requirements & Instructions

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Capital Projects Funding Program FAQs

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Marketing & Sponsorship Benefits Template

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FY2024 Executive Summary

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2024 Capital Projects Funding Program Agreement

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