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Broward County > Cultural Home > Funding > Programs > Cultural Tourism Program (CTP)


Program Details

Broward Caribbean Carnival

Purpose/Use: To use the arts as a means of promoting tourism in Broward County. Municipalities, agencies or political subdivisions of state government and sovereign Native American Nations located in Broward County, or not-for-profit organizations that meet general eligibility requirements for funding from the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, or a consortium of organizations or entities with each individual member of which meets the eligibility requirements, may apply for funding.

All activities funded under this program must be of high artistic quality and contribute to Broward County’s reputation as an attractive destination for tourists. All activities must contain a significant tourist related component, which will contribute to the cultural development of Broward County and enhance its reputation as a tourist destination.

This program may fund exhibitions, performances, or other cultural activities. Also, this program may fund projects and festivals, which contain the development of new activities and marketing to attract tourists. These efforts will involve initiatives, especially new ones that are targeted at further developing the market for cultural tourists in Broward County. Any award and expenditures of tourist development tax funds must comply with the express authorized use(s) of such funds pursuant to Florida Statutes Section 125.0104. Applicants shall ensure that the proposed use(s) and, if awarded, the actual use of the tourist development tax funds are expressly permitted by Section 125.0104, and shall provide documentation sufficient to substantiate same to County upon request.

Matching Funds: The applicant(s) must provide a one-to-one cash match. In-kind services will not be allowed for matching purposes.

Award Size:   $10,000 - $65,000 

Application Deadline:   January 25, 11:59 PM


Forms and Links

Part A- Individual Organization Applicant

CTP Financial Form Operating Budget  (XLS)
Submit a 3-year Operating Budget:  Cash Revenues, Expenses, Volunteer and In-Kind for the organization.

CTP Project Budget Information  (XLS)
Submit your proposed CTP Project Budget:  Cash Revenues, Cash, Expenses, In-kind for the project.


Part B- Consortium Applicant

CTP Financial Form Operating Budget  (XLS)
Submit a 3-year Operating Budget:  Cash Revenues, Expenses, Volunteer and In-Kind for the organization.

CTP Project Budget Information for Entire Consortium  (XLS)
Submit your proposed CTP Project Budget:  Cash Revenues, Cash, Expenses, In-kind for the project.

Attachment 14 - Individual Commitment Form  (DOC)
Attach signed completed forms for each individual applicant that will be participating in the Consortium.

Attachment 15 - Project/Festival Budget Individual Member  (XLS)
Attach completed forms for each individual applicant participating in the Consortium.


Workshops and Deadlines

Program Application Workshop
November 13, 2014 at 2:00 PM 
Main Library, Bienes Center Conference Rm, 6th Floor
RSVP here
Panel Review 
March 11, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Main Library – TBA

Application Deadline
January 25, 2015 at 11:59 PM**Saturday**
Applications due Monday, January 26, 2015
at 11:59 PM

Written Appeals Deadline
March 25, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Panel Orientation
Date February 13, 2015 at 2:00 PM, or by appointment.
Main Library – TBA

Appeals Meeting
May 7, 2015 at 12 noon at the BCC Meeting

Contact Info

Cultural Division, 100 South Andrews Avenue, 6th Floor, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1829
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.