Cultural Investment Program (CINV)

Program Details

Barbershop Harmony Performance

Purpose/Use: The purpose of this program is to assist eligible Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations, that have been operational in their cultural disciplines for a minimum of two years immediately preceding the date of application. Funding may be used for 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. The workshop will also cover submission of online applications.


An organization must have a 501(c) (3) status with the IRS, and documented yearly Broward revenue of at least $40,000 to be eligible for funding. The Cultural Investment Program grant application deadline is February 1, for 2017 fiscal year 2018 funding. The application workshop is designed for ongoing and perspective applicants to the Cultural Investment Program to learn about eligibility requirements. Organizations such as Brazilian Voices, Inc.; Sistrunk Historical Festival, The Girl Choir of South Florida, Island City Stage, Inc.; and Broward Stage Door Theatre have received funding through this program.


​Matching Funds: Not required.

Award Size: On a funds available basis, awards between: $10,000 - $80,000. An organization must have documented yearly revenues of at least $40,000 to be eligible for funding. No award may exceed twenty-five percent of the applicant's documented Broward County operating revenue.


Designation Required.  Designation deadline: December 1


Application Deadline:  February 1


Forms and Links



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Workshops and Deadlines



Application Workshop: 
October 20, 2017 at 2 PM, Main Library Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room
Panel Review: 
April 11, 2018, 2 PM, Main Library Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room
Application Deadline: 
February 1, 2018 at 11:59 PM
Written Appeal Deadline: 
April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM
Panel Orientation:
March 1, 2018 at 11 AM
(prior to BCC), Main Library, or GC 430/TBA

Appeals Meeting:
June 7, 2018 (during BCC Meeting)




Contact Info




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


Access Policy StatementAmericans 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.  ​​​