Cultural Institution Program (CINP)

Program Details


Museum of Discovery & Science

Purpose/Use: To assist Broward County not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations with annual operating budgets of at least $1 million (exclusive of tangible collections, capital and/or endowment funds) in meeting reimbursable program expenses associated with the presentation and/or production of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events or performances open to the general public in Broward County. Applicants must have an uninterrupted ten-year history of providing services in Broward County in their established cultural disciplines. Applicants must be qualified and designated as Cultural Institution Program organization by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.

Matching Funds: The applicant must provide a ten-to-one cash match with documented Broward County revenues. 

Award Size: On a funds-available basis, the program will award between $110,000 - $310,000. No award may exceed ten percent (10%) of the applicant’s audited operating revenues, exclusive of capital funds, collections, and endowment funds, averaged over the past three (3) years.

Designation Required: Designation deadline: June 1, 2018

Application Deadline:  November 15, 2017, 11:59 PM 

Forms and Links




Workshops and Deadlines

Program Application Workshop: 
September 26, 2017, 2 PM, Main Library, Bienes Ceremonial Room, 6th Floor
Panel Review: 
January 10, 2018, 2 PM, Main Library, Bienes Ceremonial Room, 6th Floor
Application Deadline:
November 15, 2017 at 11:59 PM
Written Appeals Deadline: 
January 24, 2018, 4:30 PM 
Panel Orientation:
December 14, 2017 11 AM (prior to BCC),
Governmental Center, Room 430
Appeals Meeting:
March 1, 2018 at the BCC Meeting, Government Center, Room 430


Contact Info

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

Access Policy Statement
Americans with Disabilities Act
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.