The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs has released guidelines and deadline schedules for the fiscal year 2022-2023 fall cycle of arts and cultural grants programs available to Miami-Dade County based non-profit cultural groups. Guidelines containing information regarding eligibility requirements, funding requests and program criteria can be downloaded at www.miamidadearts.org by clicking GRANTS / GRANTS FOR ORGANIZATIONS. Grant guidelines can also be requested by calling the Department of Cultural Affairs at (305) 375-4634 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Grant applications and supporting documentation will be submitted via the cloud-based, online grants management platform SurveyMonkey Apply at www.miamidadearts.smapply.io. The system offers users a friendly interface where applicants can easily submit grant applications, track support documents and generate final reports.
Interested applicants for the following programs must attend a mandatory pre-application grant workshop or schedule a pre-application consultation with the Grant Administrator. Please review each program’s guidelines for specific instructions regarding this requirement.
Quarterly Grant Programs Deadlines
Community Grants Program (CG)
Geraldine Toussaint / Geraldine.Toussaint@miamidade.gov
A quarterly program for non-profit organizations developing community-based cultural programs, projects and events, such as fairs, parades, neighborhood festivals, conferences and publications.
Courtesy Review Deadline: June 16, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: June 23, 2022,11:59 PM
Workshop: August 4, 2022 at 10:00 AM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: August 25, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: September 1, 2022, 11:59 PM
Workshop: November 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: December 1, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: December 8, 2022, 11:59 PM
Workshop: January 26, 2023 at 10:00 AM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: February 16, 2023, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: February 23, 2023, 11:59 PM
Tourist Development Grants Program (TDC)
Nikenna Benjamin / Nikenna.Benjamin@miamidade.gov
A quarterly program which provides support to nonprofit and for-profit organizations presenting significant cultural and/or special events, including sports activities and television/film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade County’s appeal as a tourist destination. Activities must be able to stimulate tourism and have significant media impact for Miami-Dade County.
Workshop: June 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: July 11, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: July 18, 2022, 11:59 PM
Workshop: September 15, 2022 at 1:00 PM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: October 11, 2022, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: October 17, 2022, 11:59 PM
Workshop: December 15, 2022 at 1:00 PM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: January 9, 2023, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: January 17, 2023, 11:59 PM
Workshop: March 16, 2023 at 1:00 PM - RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: April 10, 2023, 11:59 PM
Application Deadline: April 17, 2023, 11:59 PM
Youth Arts Program
Summer Arts and Science Camps for Kids Grants Program (SAS-C)
Katherine Revell / Katherine.Revell@miamidade.gov
Courtesy Review Deadline: November 7, 2022, 11:59 PM | Final Deadline: November 14, 2022, 11:59 PM
This annual program helps non-profit organizations provide underserved children in Miami-Dade County with opportunities to attend high quality cultural arts and science summer camp programs at little or no cost. Funding is intended to supplement established, high quality programs, providing more children with the opportunity to participate in cultural arts and science summer camps.
Please note the guidelines for the SAS-C Grant Program will be released mid-September 2022.
New Applicants - October 4, 2022 at 3:00 PM - RSVP
Returning Applicants - October 6, 2022 at 10:30 AM - RSVP
Audience Access Grants Program (AUD)
Francine Andersen / Francine.Andersen@miamidade.gov
Provides funding to help pay for arts program ADA/access technology and services, such as American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters, captioning, audio description, materials in accessible format, ADA/access training, and other such services to ensure programmatic access for audiences of all abilities. This program is not intended to provide assistance in funding capital/facilities projects or improvements, such as construction, renovation or major equipment purchases.
Applications for this program are accepted on a year-round basis, subject to the availability of funds. Funding is limited, and eligible projects will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis. Funded projects are paid on a reimbursement basis.
Pre-Grant Submission Consultations:
Applicants are required to schedule a pre-grant submission staff consultation. Applicants must be registered user of SurveyMonkey Apply to apply for a Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs grants. To schedule a staff consultation, contact the grant program administrator directly or visit the program specific page at www.miamidadearts.org/grants.
For more information about the Department of Cultural Affairs and its programs, please visit www.miamidadearts.org. Grant funding for FY 2022-2023 is contingent upon the approval of Miami-Dade County’s FY 2022-2023 budget by the Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.