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Deadlines and Guidelines for the 2024-2025 Spring Grants Cycle

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Cultural Grants Program Deadlines for the 2024-2025 Spring Cycle

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs has released guidelines and deadline schedules for the 2024-2025 spring 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  [email protected].

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. 

2024-2025 DEADLINES FOR SPRING CYCLE GRANT PROGRAMS:

 

ANNUAL OPERATING SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Michael Spring Major Cultural Institutions Grant Program (MCI)

Kelly Allocco | [email protected]

Deadline:  March 5, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides general operating support grants to fully professional institutions with year-round programs and annual fiscal operations specifically in Miami-Dade County that satisfy the eligibility requirements. The objective of this program is to help support the annual operations of and programming provided to the community by Miami-Dade’s largest, exemplary cultural organizations.

Cultural Advancement Grant Program (ADV)

Gilda B. Mooney| [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  April 1, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  April 8, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides general operating support grants and technical assistance to a designated group of Miami-Dade County’s mid to large size, artistically excellent and culturally diverse performing, and visual, literary and presenting arts organizations. Qualifying organizations are engaged year-round in the creation or presentation of art, within or across artistic fields and disciplines, and demonstrate the potential to achieve regional, national, or international visibility as evidenced by current artistic programs and management structure.

Cultural Development Grant Program (CDG)

Adriana Perez | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  April 5, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  April 12, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides general operating support grants and technical assistance to a designated 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. Applicants to this program must have a total average of the prior two-year’s organizational budget of $250,000 or more.

Developing Arts in Neighborhoods Grant Program (DAN) 

Roxana Barba | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  April 4, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  April 11, 2024, 11:59 PM

 

Provides funding and technical assistance support to small and/or developing cultural groups with annual organizational budgets under $100,000 that create, present or produce year-round cultural activities and arts programs in Miami-Dade County at the grassroots level, including underserved neighborhoods, communities or special populations. Applicants to this program must have at least a two-year track record of creating, producing or presenting year-round cultural programs and activities.

Festivals and Special Events Grant Program (FEST)

Adriana Perez | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  February 27, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  March 5, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides grants to non-profit organizations presenting major annual festivals and special events in Miami-Dade County which have an established reputation for excellence and credibility, can attract visitors on regional, national and/or international levels, and have a significant and positive impact on the perception of Miami-Dade County as a dynamic cultural community.

Hannibal Cox, Jr. Cultural Grant Program (HCJ) 

Roxana Barba | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  March 4, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  March 11, 2024, 11:59 P
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Provides general operating support grants to small and mid-sized, semi-professional and professional organizations whose primary mission is the year-round creation, presentation, exhibition or performance of cultural activities. Applicants to this program must have a total prior year’s organizational budgets of $100,000 and $250,000.


YOUTH ARTS PROGRAMS

Youth Arts Miami Grant Program (YAM)

Francine Andersen | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  March 1, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  March 8, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides general operating support grants to non-profit youth arts organizations having a year-round presence in Miami-Dade County, whose primary mission is to create, present or exhibit cultural programs for and/or with children and youth. Applicants to this program must have at least a three (3) consecutive year track record of providing a year-round season of youth arts activities for children in Miami-Dade County.

Youth Arts Enrichment Grant Program (YEP)

Dana Pezoldt | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  March 6, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  March 13, 2024, 11:59 PM

 

Provides grants to nonprofit organizations providing cultural arts outreach programs that enrich the lives of children through the arts by making the arts available to more children and families throughout Miami-Dade County, whereby, children will have opportunities to have positive live arts experiences through:  Arts Instruction; Arts Intervention; Healing/Expressive Arts; In-school Performances; or Public Performances/Exhibitions.

 


PROJECT-BASED PROGRAMS

Audience Access Grant Program (AUD)

Francine Andersen |  [email protected]

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

The Audience Access (AUD) Grant Program is designed to provide 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.

Capital Development Grant Program (CAP)

Kelly Allocco | [email protected]

Deadline:  April 10, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides grants to non-profit cultural organizations for capital improvement projects that are designed to expand, renovate, construct, and/or equip cultural facilities located within Miami-Dade County. These capital projects assist the nonprofit cultural community in providing increased public service, greater access, enhanced exhibition or performing space and in developing cultural facilities that can be operated more effectively and efficiently. Programs in facilities for which grants have been provided must be ADA accessible and promoted to the general public.

International Cultural Partnerships Grant Program (ICP)

Roxana Barba | [email protected]

Courtesy Review Deadline:  April 4, 2024, 11:59 PM
Final Deadline:  April 11, 2024, 11:59 PM

Provides grants to Miami-Dade County-based professional cultural organizations to support meaningful artistic exchange, partnerships or collaborations with professional artists, arts professionals and/or organizations abroad. The program aims to elevate Miami-Dade County’s image abroad and to support the efforts of Miami-Dade’s artists and cultural organizations to improve their work by engaging in meaningful arts activities with artists, arts professionals (such as curators, historians, designers) and/or organizations abroad.

Pre-Grant Submission Consultations

Applicants are required to schedule a pre-grant submission staff consultation. Applicants must be registered user of SurveyMonkey Apply in order 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.

Call for Grant Panelists!

The Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs invites members of the community to apply to serve as a grant panelist. We are seeking individuals interested in volunteering their time to review applications for cultural grants funding from Miami-Dade County, through the Cultural Affairs Council and administered by the Department of Cultural Affairs.

 

Each year the Department of Cultural Affairs relies on the services of many volunteer panelists, who review and evaluate grant applications and make funding recommendations. Panelists play a key role and help maintain a fair and open process and assist in the continuous development of Miami-Dade County’s artistic and cultural communities by bringing their expertise to the panel review process. Panels are comprised of artists, arts-related professionals, educators, community members, business leaders and others with current or prior active involvement in the arts. Many panelists are arts professionals who are qualified by their activities, training, skills, and/or experience in one or more art forms; however, we equally welcome arts enthusiasts, advocates, and supporters to apply.

 

Click here for more information and to fill out the Grant Panelist Nomination Form online.

 

For more information about the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and its programs, please visit www.miamidadearts.org. Grant funding for FY 2024-2025 is contingent upon the approval of Miami-Dade County’s FY 2024-2025 budget by the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners.

 


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, CART, 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 /  [email protected],  five days in advance to initiate your request. TTY users may also call 711 (Florida Relay Service).

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Originally published at https://miamidadearts.org/news/deadlines-and-guidelines-2024-2025-spring-grants-cycle

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