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Contact: Adriana S. Pérez | 305-375-5019 |

Deadline: Friday, April 16, 2021, 11:59 PM

Maximum Request: $60,000

FY 2021-2022 Cultural Development Grants (CDG) Program Guidelines 

The Cultural Development Grants Program, provides general operating support grants and technical assistance to a selected group of Miami-Dade County's mid-sized, artistically accomplished and culturally diverse performing, visual, literary and presenting arts organizations that are defining the cultural and artistic voice of Miami. Qualifying organizations are committed year-round to the creation or presentation of art, within or across artistic fields and disciplines, which demonstrate the potential to achieve regional, national, or international visibility as evidenced by current programs and management structure and many times engage in strategic partnerships for greater artistic success.

As a component of the technical assistance offered through the CDG Program, each grantee is able to access a subsidy for eligible expenses travel, consultant(s) and/or technical assistance. Funds may be applied to opportunities that directly enhance the artistic and/or administrative quality of the organization, such as conference travel, workshop attendance, board development consultants, etc. Carefully review the CDG Travel/Consultant Assistance Program Guidelines and the CDG Travel/Consultant Assistance Program Application and Final Report Form, and contact Adriana Pérez at (305) 375-5019 with questions.

CDG Grants Program Timetable

Grant Funding Period  October 1, 2021 - September 30, 2022
Applications Available February 1, 2021
Consultation with Department Staff February 1, 2021 - March 20, 2021
Courtesy Deadline April 9, 2021, 11:59 PM
Deadline April 16, 2021, 11:59 PM
Application Comments/ Corrections Issued April 23, 2021
Corrected / Final Application Due April 30, 2021
CDG Panel Meeting May 27, 2021, 1:00 PM
Cultural Affairs Council Approval June 16, 2021, Noon
Board of County Commissioners Approval September 2021
Award Notifications Issued October 2021
Availability of Grant Funds No earlier than December 2021

*Dates/times subject to change. 

It is the policy of Miami-Dade County to comply with all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  To request materials in accessible format, sign language interpreters, and/or any accommodation to participate in Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs sponsored programs or meetings, please contact Francine Andersen 305-375-4634 /, five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

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