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Creative Investment Program
For Not-For-Profit Cultural Organizations

Purpose/Use:  To assist Broward County not-for-profit cultural organizations with annual operating revenues of $100,000 or less for small but complete cultural projects for which applicants have not received funding through any other Cultural Division incentive program. The project must be an exhibition, performance, or other arts activity. The cultural organization must have operated in its discipline(s) in Broward County for a minimum of one (1) uninterrupted year following incorporation, and provided services in Broward County for a minimum of six (6) months following the date of incorporation.   

Matching Funds:  Not required. However, the applicant must submit a budget for the past year that demonstrates revenue in excess of the amount of the award requested.

Award Size:  On a funds available basis, the program will award up to $5,000 per project for not-for-profit cultural organizations. Funding may be used for reimbursable project expenses.

Note:  A not- for-profit organization may only be awarded one (1) project incentive award per fiscal year, but the total amount shall not exceed $5,000 in Creative Cultural Project funding during any County fiscal year, subject to the availability of County funds.

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* First-time applicants must submit eligibility request at least 45 days in advance of application deadline.​

* Do not fill out the Eligibility Form if you have been previously approved.

​​Application Submission Schedule

Application Workshop​Eligibility Deadline (11:59PM)Application Deadlines (11:59PM)​Fiscal Year​Panel Review
Project Implementation​ PeriodWritten Appeals Deadline​Written Appeals Meeting​
​April 8, 2020
​April 17, 2020
​June 1
​2021​July 8, 2020
​October 1, 2020 thru
September 30, 2021
​8/12/ 2020
August 12, 2020​August 17, 2020​October 1 (CYCLE II)


​October 28, 2020​December 1, 2020
September 30, 2021
​December 2, 2020
December 28, 2020
​February 10
​May 1, 2021
September 30, 2021