Hannibal Cox, Jr. (HCJ) Cultural Grants Program

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Contact:  Roxana Barba | (305) 375-4209 | rbarba@miamidade.gov

Deadline:  Monday, February 24, 2022, 11:59 PM

Maximum Request: $30,000

FY 2022-2023 Hannibal Cox, Jr. Cultural Grants Program Guidelines


The Hannibal Cox, Jr. (HCJ) Cultural Grants Program provides funding and technical assistance support to mid-sized semi-professional and professional arts, scientific and historical organizations with a year round presence in Miami-Dade County of presenting, performing or exhibiting a full season of cultural activities. Applicants to this program must have a least a three year consecutive track record of providing year round professional artistic programming and presentation in Miami-Dade County and an annual operating budget between $100,000 - $250,000, including in-kind support of no more than 25% of total revenues. Units of government are not eligible to not apply.


IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RETURNING APPLICANTS:  Returning applicants will have the option to submit a completed application, including all required support materials, no later than one full calendar week in advance of the grant program’s published application deadline for a thorough “Courtesy Review” by the Program Administrator. Returning applicants who waive their option for a Courtesy Review and submit their applications by the grant program’s published deadline will receive a technical sufficiency review only. Applications received from first-time applicants by the grant program’s published application deadline will be reviewed by the Program Administrator and are exempt of meeting the program’s Courtesy Review deadline. For more information about the Courtesy Review policy, please refer to the DEADLINES section of the grant program guidelines.


HCJ Grants Program Timetable*

Grant Funding Period October 1, 2022 - September 30, 2023
Applications Available January 20, 2022
Consultation Period with Department Staff January 20, 2022 - February 17, 2022
Courtesy Deadline Feburary 17, 2022, 11:59 PM
Deadline February 24, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application Comments / Corrections Issued March 17, 2022
Revised / Final Application Due March 24, 2022, 11:59 PM
HCJ Panel Meeting April 19, 2022, 10:00 AM
Cultural Affairs Council Approval May 2022
Board of County Commissioners Approval September 2022
Award Notifications Issued October 2022
Availability of Grant Funds No earlier than December 2022

*Dates/times subject to change.

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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 / culture@miamidade.gov, five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).