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The Cultural Division offers a variety of Incentive Programs designed to promote the development of Broward-based not-for-profit cultural organizations, municipalities and not-for-profit agencies that sponsor art activities and enhance the cultural environment of the people of Broward County.

Incentive Programs are awarded on a competitive basis and the Broward Board of County Commissioners determines the amount available in any given year. Incentive Programs are paid on a reimbursement basis, contingent upon the successful completion of the project or program and meeting the requirements of the Incentive Program agreement.

Broward County Cultural Division Incentive Programs recipients are Broward Arts Connection logostrongly encouraged to attend Broward Arts Connection meetings.  Learn more here


 How to Apply
  • Find the Incentive Program that is right for you Click here to see a overview of the process
  • Guidance and information through educational workshops
  • Staff is available for consultation, providing assistance with determination of eligibility, review of draft applications, invoicing and evaluation/reporting requirements.  *First time applicants are required to meet with the program staff prior to submitting applications.
  • Eligibility & Requirements for all Incentive Programs


Who We Fund

Broward Cultural Division - Full Grants and Awards - 2015
Organizations, Municipalities, artists and community-based educators living/working within Broward County, Florida.

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 Artist as an Entrepreneur Institute (AEI)

Artist as Entrepreneur 2010
An artist-focused course of study designed to assist artists by cultivating and advancing their business skills. Presented on 4 Saturdays, AEI is offered as a series of 18 classes. AEI is led by a premier faculty composed of leading business practitioners and artists familiar with arts and culture from the South Florida region. Faculty members instruct artists through a series of lectures, panels and discussions. Read about the annual program.

 South Florida Cultural Consortium (SFCC)

SFCC logoThe South Florida Cultural Consortium, an alliance of the local arts agencies of Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Dade and Monroe counties, assists eligible visual and media artists through direct grants awarded solely on the basis of creative excellence, to improve artistic skills and encourage career development.  Read more...

Matching Funds: Not required
Award Sizes: $7,500 and $15,000  No more than two fellowships of $7,500 may be awarded in each county.
Deadline: Monday, October 31, 2016
Online Application:

 Grant Program Panelist Log in

For Broward County Cultural Council/ Broward Cultural Division Grant Proposal Review
Click link to log in:  Broward Cultural Division Incentive Program Proposal Review

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 Contact Info

Cultural Division (954) 357-7530
100 South Andrews Avenue, 6th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1829
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