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Cultural Investment Program (CINV)

Grants to Broward County, Florida Nonprofits to
Support Arts and Cultural Programs and Productions

Agency Type:

Local

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Broward County Cultural Division

Conf. Date:

10/20/17

Deadline Date:

02/01/18 11:59 PM

Description:

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Grants ranging from $10,000 to $80,000 to Broward County, Florida nonprofit arts and cultural organizations to support a regular season of events and performances. The mandatory workshop is scheduled for October 20, 2017. Applicants must submit a preliminary application for eligibility by December 1, 2017.

The purpose of this grant is to assist Broward-based, not-for-profit cultural organizations in meeting reimbursable program expenses associated with the presentation and/or production of a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events or performances open to the general public in Broward County.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 150464

Estimated Size of Grant:

Awards are between $10,000 - $80,000. No award may exceed twenty-five percent of the applicant's documented Broward County operating revenue.

Term of Contract:

The grant period is October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be a nonprofit organization:

-Whose primary mission is cultural;
-Which has a governing board, at least fifty percent (50%) of whom reside in Broward County, which meets regularly and operates under a set of bylaws;
-Whose principal office address, as recorded in the Secretary of State's office, is in Broward County with a minimum of one (1) full-time staff position in that office;
-Which has tax exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code;
-Which presents a regular season of exhibitions, programs, events, or performances open to the general public;
-Which receives Broward community support through subscriptions, memberships, earned income, and/or planned fund raising;
-Public entities and nonprofit organizations designated as a Regional Investment Program or a Cultural Institution are not eligible as applicants to the Cultural Investment Program;
-Which has been operational in its cultural discipline(s) for a minimum of two (2) uninterrupted years immediately preceding the date of application.

Cultural organizations must have documented revenues equaling, or in excess, of $40,000 to be eligible for consideration.

Not Funded:
-Expenses incurred or obligated prior to or after the award period.
-Capital Construction or real property.
-Interest or reductions or deficits or loans, fines, penalties or cost of litigation. Prize money, scholarships, awards, plaques, certificates, or contributions. Benefits and projects planned primarily for fund raising purposes.
-Entertainment and promotions including related expenses such as receptions, food, beverages, flowers, t-shirts.
-Projects or organizations whose primary purpose is not secular and programs where the primary effect of funding would be to support a religion.
-Travel.
-Any expenditure not authorized by Section 1-90 Broward County Code of Ordinances.
-Matching funds from another Council funding program. Admissions to cultural programs, exhibits or performances.
-Projects that are restricted to private participation, including those programs which would restrict public access on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression (including, but not limited to, Broward County Code, Chapter 161⁄2).
-Telemarketing.

Pre-proposal Conference:

The application workshop will be held on October 20, 2017 at 2 PM in the Main Library Bienes Museum Ceremonial Room.

Applicants must attend an application workshop or schedule a meeting with a member of the Grants Staff.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
-CINV Designation Deadline: December 1, 2017, 11:59 PM
-Application Deadline: February 1, 2018, at 11:59 PM
-Panel Orientation: March 1, 2018 at 11 AM
-Panel Review: April 11, 2018, 2 PM
-Written Appeal Deadline: April 25, 2018, 4:30 PM
-Appeals Meeting: June 7, 2018

Applicants must complete the Determination of Eligibility Request by December 1. Contact Division staff for designation information. Division staff will contact you to discuss your eligibility status, identify the appropriate grant program and the details of your anticipated proposal.

First-time applicants to the CINV program are required to meet with a Staff member prior to submitting an application for funding.

Applicants have the option to submit an application draft in advance of the deadline for staff to review.

Payment of all grants is on a reimbursement basis and is contingent upon successful completion of the program/project.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply Online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_391/Default.asp?CT=CT&SA=SNA&FID=35022

Return to an Application in Progress: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_391?SA=AM

Adriane Clarke, Grants Management Specialist
954.357.7530
aclarke@broward.org

James Shermer, Grants Administrator
954.357.7502
jshermer@broward.org

Broward Cultural Division
100 South Andrews Avenue, 6th Floor
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301-1829

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USA: Florida: Broward County

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