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News to Use – January 22, 2024

News to Use – January 22, 2024

Miami-Dade County Mayor Delivers the 2024 State of the County Address

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava will deliver the 2024 State of the County Address on Wednesday, January 24 at 6:30 p.m. to celebrate our community’s greatest accomplishments over the past year and share a roadmap for 2024.  Watch via webcast, Miami-Dade TV, social media or the State of the County website.



Learn to Apply for a Cultural Grant – January 29, 2024 at 2 PM
Are you looking for funding for your cultural project? Join us on Monday, January 29 at 2 p.m. on Zoom for an informational session on how to access Miami-Dade County grants for cultural activities. 

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs – Grants Programs
Depatman Afé Kiltirél Konte Miami-Dade – Pwogram Sibvansyon
El Departamento de Asuntos Culturales del Condado de Miami-Dade – Programas de Asistencia Económica

Cultural Grants Workshop for Arts Groups, Artists and Nonprofit Community Organizations on Zoom
Monday, January 29, 2024 at 2 PM on Zoom
Virtual Event Via Zoom
Click here to register.

Arts groups, cultural organizations, community nonprofit organizations, individual artists and artist collectives are invited to attend this free workshop about Miami-Dade County’s cultural grants programs. Learn how to apply for arts funding and which grants programs may be the right fit for your cultural project.

Cultural Affairs staff will provide information about the competitive funding opportunities for nonprofit arts groups and artists as well as other helpful resources available for the cultural community.

Art projects that are especially encouraged include those:

  • with a strong community involvement;
  • with an outreach component that promotes inclusion and equitable access to the arts;
  • with a focus on delivering cultural services to underserved populations and/or under-resourced neighborhoods;
  • that have the potential to generate tourism;
  • that are particularly sensitive to the needs of indigenous cultural activities;
  • that are encouraging the preservation of heritage, traditions and culture: and,
  • where social service organizations and cultural groups are developing collaborative intervention projects using the arts.

There will be an interactive Q & A session following the workshop presentation. Questions will be addressed in English, Spanish, or Haitian Creole. ADA/accessible accommodations are available.

For more information, [email protected]. Thank you.
Para más información, [email protected]. Gracias.
Pou plis enfomasyon, [email protected]. Mèsi.


Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs
Quarterly Grant Programs Deadlines

Community Grants Program (CG)
Geraldine Toussaint / [email protected]
The Community Grants program supports cultural programs, projects and events, such as fairs, parades and neighborhood festivals. The program funds arts projects with strong community involvement and/or outreach component and is particularly sensitive to the needs of indigenous cultural neighborhood activities and projects encouraging the preservation of heritage, traditions and culture, as well as social service organizations and cultural groups developing collaborative intervention projects using the arts.
Fourth Quarter
Workshop on January 25, 2024 at 10:00 a.m.  RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: February 15, 2024
Application Deadline on February 22, 2024

Tourist Development Grants Program (TDC)
Nikenna Benjamin / [email protected]
The Tourist Development Council grants program provides support to nonprofit and for-profit organizations presenting significant cultural or special events, including sports activities and television and film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade County’s appeal as a tourist destination.
Fourth Quarter
Workshop on March 14, 2024 at 1:00 p.m.  RSVP
Courtesy Review Deadline: April 8, 2024
Application Deadline: April 15, 2024


Innovation Fund Grants to be Released in February 2024
The Children’s Trust is seeking to fund multiple innovative projects, for up to $1,000,000, that test new ideas that address existing community needs and have not been previously implemented in our community. The tentative release date is February 2024. Visit The Children’s Trust website for updates.


Miami Emerging Arts Leaders – Tuesday, January 23, 2024
What is a budget? Why is it important and how is one created? Join the Miami Emerging Arts Leaders and budgeting expert John Safranek for a deep dive into the basics of budgeting for nonprofit cultural organizations. John will layout the important aspects of creating a yearly operating budget.  The presentation will also explore other types of budgets that nonprofit administrators need to be familiar with; such as, capital budgets, and grant program budgets.
John Safranek has spent the last 25+ years in the nonprofit cultural arts space as a senior level executive providing strategic leadership to nonprofit cultural institutions. He has worked with some of the largest cultural organizations in South Florida such as the Norton Museum of Art, the Pérez Art Museum Miami, National YoungArts Foundation, and Miami City Ballet. As a consultant, he focuses on financial and operational management in museums and other cultural organizations.
All are welcome and the session will be followed by a Q&A.

BUDGETING 101 for Cultural Arts Organizations
Tuesday, January 23, 2024 10 AM
Register here

(Free event on Zoom)

Resilience Exchange: Communicating Risk in Unconventional Ways – How Art Can Create Meaningful Connections
January 24, 2024 1:00 PM ET

Join the Resilience Nation Partnership Network (RNPN) to learn how communities are communicating risk in unconventional ways.
In March 2022, the RNPN hosted a Resilience Exchange on Arts and Adaptation. During this event, four expert speakers discussed how art can create meaningful connections and encourage resilience projects. Register for the discussion of innovative and unconventional ways to communicate risk in your community. For event details and to register for the seminar click here.

Arts & Business Council of Miami – Miami Arts Marketing Project
Future Forward Fundraising – February 13, 2024 – 8 AM – Noon

Ready to kick start 2024 with new funders and partnerships? Join the Arts & Business Council for Miami Arts Marketing Project on February 13th from 8 a.m. to noon for the Future Forward Fundraising session at the Adrienne Arsht Center. It’s an interactive, in-depth bootcamp on how the new landscape is transforming arts funding. Smart partners are collaborating with the creative ecosystem to inspire customers, supercharge visibility, engage employees, foster creativity, and stimulate innovation. The bootcamp features a vibrant discussion with visionaries and an inspired interactive panel with innovators. Discover amplified strategies to future proof & magnify your organization’s assets for fundraising success. Mix and mingle with creatives, arts professionals and business leaders. Walk away with a template to design your best pitch. Buy your tickets today and save 20% with promo code EARLYBIRD. Click here to register.


For more information, [email protected]. Thank you.
Para más información, [email protected]. Gracias.
Pou plis enfomasyon, [email protected]. Mèsi.

The most reliable way to contact us continues to be through email. Search the  staff directory.

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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