Monday, January 21, 2008

Miami Beach Cultural Grants Period open - Initial consultations coming up!

Application Period Opens: Thursday, January 17, 2008
Please download guidelines and applications at under Grants. Applications are also available from the office of Cultural Affairs, Department of Tourism and Cultural Development at 555 17th Street, Courtyard Entrance, Miami Beach. The Cultural Affairs Program reserves the right to revise published information. Please phone 305-673-7577 ext. 6126 or visit to confirm information, including but not limited to, meeting dates and times. The Office of Cultural Affairs reserves the right to make changes in meetings dates and times as deemed necessary.

Initial Consultations with Applicants
A consultation with Cultural Affairs staff at the Office of Cultural Affairs is required (address listed above). Applicant eligibility and appropriate grant program will be determined during the consultation. Appointments are scheduled on a “first come first serve” basis and must be scheduled at least one week in advance. It is in the best interest of the applicant to schedule this appointment as early as possible in the event that a second consultation review is necessary. Please phone 305-673-7577 ext. 6126 to schedule an appointment. (See table below for initial/final application review windows, deadlines and Panel meeting dates.)
Please note: All organizations must be registered as Lobbyists with the City of Miami Beach City Clerk’s office prior to presenting to the Grant Panelists. Non-profit organizations are exempt from paying the fee but must still register. For more information, please call 305-673-7411 or visit