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CGO Training Workshops for First Time Applicants
First-time applicants to the Department of Cultural Affairs MUST attend the grants program-specific workshop that pertains to them. Information previously covered in the CGO Basic Training Workshops Series - including user registration and how to use the CGO grant system - are now incorporated as part of each grant-specific workshop/consultation.
Attendance at a workshop is mandatory for all first time CGO system users.
Steps to Apply for Funding Support:
1. Attend the required workshop(s)
All funded activities must provide equal access and opportunity in employment and services and may not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, pregnancy, age, disability, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation or physical ability, in accordance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 as amended (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Miami-Dade County ordinances No. 97-170, § 1, 2-25-97 and No. 98-17, § 1, 12-1-98.
The Department reserves the right to revise information published on this site. Please call the Department's office at 305-375-4634 to confirm information, including but not limited to panel meeting dates and times. All programs are contingent upon the approval of the Department's annual budget by the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners. Please refer to specific program guidelines for detailed information and eligibility requirements.