Artist Support Grant
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The Broward Cultural Division’s Artist Support Grant provides direct funds to individual artists of all disciplines for projects that include a public event. The Artist Support Grant is designed to be flexible and accessible to encourage career advancement through creativity, innovation, and sustained commitment to artistic work.

Cycle III Stage I Application Deadline: December 16, 2022

Cycle III Stage II Application Deadline: January 6, 2023​

Application Workshops for the Artist Support Grant

Multiple virtual and in-person options to attend an upcoming artist application workshop are available and free to attend with registration​.

Grant Awards

An eligible individual artist can apply for up to $3,000. If selected, an Artist Support Grant request will be fully funded. Matching funds are not required. Please note that all grant awards to individual artists are taxable income.

Eligibility for Artist Support Grants

An individual artist is eligible to apply for an Artist Support Grant if they meet the following requirements:

  • The artist is 18 years or older.
  • The artist is a current resident of Broward County and has maintained primary residence in Broward County for at least one year.
  • Is a practicing professional artist who in the past three years has created a recognized body of original artworks and actively has presented/performed for the public. Documentation such as resume/CV, and examples of past/current work are required to support this claim.
  • Has not received another Cultural Division grant in the same fiscal year.
  • The artist is in good standing with the Division, with no delinquent reports or required grant documentation.

Artist Support Program Schedule FY23 

Cycle I Information

Stage I Application Deadline: June 10, 2022

Stage II Application Deadline: July 1, 2022

Recommended Projects Announced: ​August 2022

Project Implementation Period: October 1, 2022 – September 30, 2023


Cycle II Information

Stage I Application Deadline: September 9, 2022

Stage II Application Deadline: September 30, 2022

Recommended Projects Announced: November 2022

Project Implementation Period: January 1, 2023 – September 30, 2023


Cycle III Information

Stage I Application Deadline: December 16, 2022

Stage II Application Deadline: January 6, 2023

Recommended Projects Announced: February 2023

Project Implementation Period: April 1, 2023 – September 30, 2023​