Purpose/Use: To assist partnerships of governmental entities in Broward County and/or a not-for-profit organization or organizations (neighborhood association, historical organization, garden clubs, civic organizations, etc.) working in concert in improving or upgrading the aesthetics of the physical environment in Broward County. Examples of projects might involve Main Street, such as the design of signs and their language, banners, special lighting effects; landscape projects - especially those using indigenous trees and plants or xeriscaping to reduce the need for watering - and streetscapes (sidewalk or curbside such as bus shelters. etc.), wateredges or waterscapes (lakes, canals, ponds, etc.), and Main Street.
What may be funded: Costs for contracting with a design professional, or team (architect, landscape architect or artist), for design services to assist in creating a design program for a street, public space, neighborhood, municipality, or an incorporated area of the county. Costs for contracting for professional pre-design cultural planning services that include, but not limited to, charettes, professionally-led workshops and seminars, which result in the creation of a written multi-municipality community cultural planning document, or community assessment report.
Award Size: On a funds available basis, the program will award up to $15,000 per project. Funds awarded under the Creative Place Making Program may be paid to the recipient on a reimbursement basis only after the recipient provides, to the County, plans, drawings, and other documents acquired with the funds.
Application Deadline: October 1, January 10, April 1, July 1 *currently suspended due to funding reductions
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.