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Cultural DivisionFundingRegional Investment Program
Regional Investment Program


To assist South Florida based not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations that have operated in Broward County in their cultural disciplines for a minimum of three (3) years, 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 be qualified and designated as a Regional Investment Program organization as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.  

Matching Funds: Not required. ​

Award Size: 
On a funds-available basis, between$10,000 - $80,000.  Governed by documented operating revenues received in Broward County during the organization’s most recent fiscal year, exclusive of capital funds, collections, and endowment funds. An organization must have documented yearly Broward County revenues of at least $40,000 to be eligible for funding.

Designation Required.  
Designation Deadline:  June 1

Program Application Workshop:
S​eptember 25, 2018 • 2PM

Application Deadline:  November 15, at 11:59 PM

Applications must be filed online: Any application filed online must be filed by 11:59 p.m. on the date of the deadline listed for each program. If such deadline falls on a Saturday or Sunday, the deadline shall automatically become 11:59 p.m. the following Monday, except if that Monday or the deadline falls on a Broward County, State of Florida, or national (federal) holiday, the deadline will become 11:59 p.m. of the following business day.





Workshops and Deadlines​

​​Program Application Workshop September 25, 2018, 2 PM, Main Library/Bienes Conference (6th Floor) 
​Panel Review January 16, 2019, 2 PM, Main Library, 6th Floor, Bienes Ceremonial Room
​Application Deadline November 15, 2018 at 11:59 PM PM​
​Written Appeals Deadline ​January 24, 2019, 4:30 PM 
​Panel Orientation December 13, 2018, 11:00 AM (prior to BCC) at the Government Center, Room 430 
​Appeals Meeting March 7, 2019 at the Government Center, Room 430