Community Arts Education Partnerships (CAEP)


Grant Details


Children doing art projects, Young at ArtPurpose/Use:   The purpose of the Community Arts Education Partnerships incentive program is to expand access to arts education occurring in community-based settings. Projects may include performances by or exhibitions of professional artists; arts instruction; arts intervention; healing/expressive arts; and arts integration projects that promote the development of knowledge, skills, or appreciation related to arts and culture

Eligibility:  An individual artist or community-based educator living within Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Palm Beach, or Martin County who has conducted an arts educational, community arts, and/or community design project in the year immediately preceding the date of application, and who is collaborating with one (1) or more eligible entities (non-school, Broward County- based public entities and non-profit organizations). 

No entity under this program, or collaborators with those entities, may appear in more than two (2) Community Arts Education Partnerships (“CAEP”) projects per County fiscal year.

The types of projects to be funded are described below:

§  Project Type A:  Projects to implement a community-based artist residency or series that provides longer term encounters with qualified teaching artists to provide standards-based arts education activities for K-12 students in an out-of-school setting.

§  Project Type B:  Projects to implement one and two day workshops and demonstrations for youth, adults, seniors and special needs populations to increase community access to the arts.

§  Project Type C:  Projects to plan and implement community-based design projects in at-risk and underserved neighborhoods and in neighborhoods located in designated community revitalization areas.


Award Size:  Non-School Board applicants may request no less than the minimum award of $2,000 and no more than the maximum award of $7,000. Applications may include more than one (1) project, but the total request may not exceed the maximum award. 



 CAEPFY18 Schedule  


Application Deadline
​​Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 11:59 pm
Panel Review

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 2:00 pm
Broward County Government Center, Room 301
115 South Andrews Avenue,
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

Written Appeals Deadline
Tuesday, May 30th, 2017 at 12:00 pm
Appeals Workshop & Council Approval ​​​​​Thursday, June 1st, 2017




 Application Guidelines, Instructions, Forms and Links
§   Guidelines and Application- to review the CAEP Application Guidelines, click link below: 


   CAEPFY18 Guidelines and Application

§  To Start a New Online CAEP Application, click link below:
§  To Resume a Previously Started Online CAEP Application, click link below:


§  Forms and Attachments


Application -Project Budget Form


Contact Info


Cultural Division, 100 South Andrews Avenue, 6th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1829 
Grace Kewl (954) 357-7869


Access Policy Statement
Broward Cultural Council and grant panel review meetings are open to the public. If you would like to attend an open meeting and have a disability which requires access accommodations, please contact our office at least 48 hours prior to the meeting date.

This is a summary of programs offered by Broward County through Broward Cultural Division. Other guideline requirements apply. Interested applicants should request a copy of the guidelines and application forms for a program to receive complete information on how to apply. Guidelines are available in our "Forms" section or a printed version will be sent upon request.