Creative Place Making Program

To assist partnerships of governmental entities in Broward County and/or a not-for-profit organization or organizations (neighborhood association, historical organization, garden clubs, civic organizations, etc.) working in concert in improving or upgrading the aesthetics of the physical environment in Broward County. Examples of projects might involve Main Street, such as the design of signs and their language, banners, special lighting effects; landscape projects - especially those using indigenous trees and plants or xeriscaping to reduce the need for watering - and streetscapes (sidewalk or curbside such as bus shelters. etc.), wateredges or waterscapes (lakes, canals, ponds, etc.), and Main Street.

What may be funded: Costs for contracting with a design professional, or team (architect landscape architect or artist), for design services to assist in creating a design program for a street, public space, neighborhood, municipality, or an incorporated area of the county. Costs for contracting for professional pre-design cultural planning services that include, but not limited to, charettes, professionally-led workshops and seminars, which result in the creation of a written multi-municipality community cultural planning document, or community assessment report.

Award Size: On a funds available basis, the program will award up to $15,000 per project. Funds awarded under the Creative Place Making Program may be paid to the recipient on a reimbursement basis only after the recipient provides, to the County, plans, drawings, and other documents acquired with the funds.

Application Deadline: October 1, January 10, April 1, July 1 

*currently suspended due to funding reductions​​​