Creative Investment Program (CIP)


Individual Broward-Based Practicing Professional ARTISTS


Purpose/Use: An individual Broward-based, practicing professional artist who is at least eighteen (18) years old or older, resides in Broward County and has lived continuously in Broward County for the immediate twelve (12) consecutive months prior to date of application. To assist with the creation of small, but complete, cultural projects for which applicants have not received grant monies through any other Broward Cultural Division incentive program. The individual artist project must occur in Broward County and must be an exhibition, live performance, lecture/demonstration or other arts activity that engages an audience.

Award Size: On a funds available basis, the program will award up to $2,000 per award. Funding may be used for reimbursable project expenses.

Note: Starting with any deadline, an Individual Artist may apply for one (1) project incentive award per fiscal year and shall not receive in excess of $2,000 in Creative Investment Program funding during any County fiscal year, subject to the availability of County funds.


 Application Submission Schedule



Due Date

Status Updated By

Application Workshop




July 1

August 1





November 1

December 1





March 1

April 1


June 1

          August 30, 2017; 2 pm

October 1, 2017
Sept. 30, 2018


DO NOT fill out the Eligibility Form if you have been previously approved





Forms and Links






This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts.

National Endowment for the Arts.   National Endowment for the Arts



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


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.Americans with Disabilities Act

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.