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Annual Report 2005 -Grants
Broward County > Cultural Home > Resources > Publications > Annual Report 2005 -Grants

2005 Annual Report


The Grants Section had a particularly busy year with numerous grants, workshops and programs. The grants section ensures that monies allocated through State, County and private funding, is adequately and dynamically filtered through to the arts and cultural entities that can use it most effectively. Through a series of workshops and community outreach ventures, the section educates the public on how to apply for grants, and maximize application and program success.

Additional workshops included: Program Evaluation, Cultural Democracy. A series of Cultural Diversity forums targeted specific diverse members of the artistic community for sessions in networking and feedback; Humanities Grantwriting workshop looked at grant applications available through the Florida Humanities Council; Becoming Who You Are, a professional development workshop for new and emerging arts organizations and artist groups; and Community Arts Centers: - A Reality—What’s Involved, which focused on how to start and operate visual art centers for the benefit of both artists and the public.

Annual workshops returned, including the week-long Grantsmanship Training Center Workshop in August, to cover all aspects of researching grants, writing grant proposals and negotiating with funding sources. The Florida Division of State Cultural Affairs Division held a grant writing workshop to provide guidance on how to prepare and apply for state grants.  

In April, Emerging Arts Leaders featured speaker Trudi Van Dyke, director of The Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA. This initiative aims to identify and cultivate the next generation of arts leaders in America.

Exciting fellowships were given as well.  Three Broward County artists were awarded the annual South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual and Media Artist Fellowship Award—Richard LaBarbera, Thomas Nolan and Geoffrey Thomas were among nine chosen in the five-county area.

Grant Sections:

  • Project Grants
  • General Operating Grants
  • Other Grants


Project Grants

Cultural Tourism Program

Challenge Grant Program

Broward County Film Society

City of Hollywood

Concert Association of Florida

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Hollywood Art & Culture Center

Miami City Ballet

Museum of Art

Museum of Discovery & Science

Opera Guild, Inc. of Fort Lauderdale

Performing Arts Center Authority

Stranahan House

Symphony of the Americas

Young At Art of Broward

Education and Community Development Program

All Florida Youth Orchestra

ARS Flores Symphony Orchestra

Broward County Parks & Recreation Div.

City of Hallandale

City of Lauderdale Lakes

City of Lauderhill

City of Pembroke Pines

City of Plantation

City of Tamarac

Hollywood Arts and Culture Center

School Board of Broward County, Fla

Symphony of the Americas

Town of Davie

Young At Art of Broward

Darby Hayes

Carol Moore

Susan Schanerman

Mimi Schultz

Linda Strutz

Karen Dale Wolman


International Game Fish Association

Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre

City of Plantation

Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Museum of Art

Design Arts Program

City of Lauderhill

City of Tamarac

City of Lauderdale Lakes

Minigrant Program

Association of Indians in America

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee

Old Dillard Foundation

Pilgrimstart Trade Center

Polynesian Culture Association

South Florida Jubilee Chorus

Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra

The Broward Folk Club

The South Florida Lambda Chorale

The Women’s Theatre Project

TranZenDance Dance Productions

Sunrise Symphonic Pops Orchestra

Underdog Productions