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Culture Grants Online Miami

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FY 2015-2016 Grants Programs Accepting Applications 
(refer to each program's guidelines and summary page for deadline dates)

Community Grants (CG) Program
Tourist Development Council (TDC) Grants Program


FY 2015-2016 General Operating and Project-Based Grants Programs Guidelines Now Closed 

Capital Development (CAP) Grants Program
Cultural Advancement (ADV) Grants Program

Developing Arts in Neighborhoods (DAN) Grants Program
Festivals and Special Events (FEST) Grants Program
Hannibal Cox, Jr. (HCJ) Cultural Grants Program
International Cultural Exchange (ICE) Grants Program
Major Cultural Institutions (MCI) Grants Program


FY 2015-2016 Youth Arts General Operating and Project-Based Grants Programs 
Summer Arts and Science (SAS-C) Grants Program*
*SAS-C Guidelines avaiable Summer 2015, applications open in September 2015
Youth Arts Miami (YAM) Grants Program
*Program Closed
Youth Arts Enrichment (YEP) Grants Program
*Program Closed

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Organization Registration and Instructions

CGO Application Instructions for Grants Programs

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. 

 September 17, 2015 - TDC Specific Workshop   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 December 3, 2015 - TDC Specific Workshop   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 December 10, 2015 - CG Specific Workshop   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 February 4, 2016 - CG Specific Workshop
February 4, 2016
  2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 March 17, 2016 - TDC Specific Workshop   2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Attendance at a workshop is mandatory for all first time CGO system users.

Workshop Location:
Department of Cultural Affairs | 111 NW 1st ST | Miami, FL
6th Floor Conference Room
RSVP: Click Here or c
all 305-375-4634

Steps to Apply for Funding Support:

1. Attend the required workshop(s)
3. Complete an Eligibility and Request Form
4. Complete Part 1 of an Online Grant Application
5. Complete Part 2 of an Online Grant Application

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.