Foundation / Corporation
The Miami Foundation and Target
05/16/19 11:59 PM ET
Grants of up to $25,000 to Florida individuals, nonprofit organizations, for-profit organizations, groups, and government entities to create, improve, or activate public spaces in Miami-Dade County. Applicants must submit their idea prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support ideas that make public spaces more safe, fun, and easier to use.
There are four categories in this year's Challenge: walking, biking, streets and sidewalks, and public transit.
The Foundation gives priority to projects that:
- Create, activate or improve how residents move around the community
- Provide access to public spaces where little or no access existed before
- Improve usability of existing public spaces
- Show potential to benefit a broad range of residents, especially in neighborhoods with limited public spaces
- Have a solid execution strategy and plan to increase awareness about how public spaces can enhance communities and enrich the quality of life for nearby residents
Funds may be used for costs directly related to implementing a project, such as permitting, materials, supplies, outreach, events, marketing, staff or consultants.
GrantWatch ID#: 149999
There is no preset number of ideas that will be selected. For reference, there were 22 winning ideas in the 2018 Challenge.
The maximum grant size is $25,000.
Winning applicants will receive specialized technical support, mentorship and assistance from The Miami Foundation and its partners in order to implement the idea.
Grant period: October 1, 2019 to September 30, 2020
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To submit an idea: https://www.publicspacechallenge.org/place/new
For questions about this grant program, contact:
Chelsea Clark, Programs and Grants Administration Associate
The Miami Foundation
200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 505
Miami, FL 33131
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