NEW TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL GRANT DEADLINE - SECOND QUARTER - OCTOBER 10, 2014
Tourist Development Grants Program (TDC) is a quarterly program which provides
support to significant cultural and/or special events, including sports
activities and television/film origination projects that promote Miami-Dade
County's appeal as a tourist destination. Activities must be able to stimulate
tourism and have significant media impact for Miami-Dade County. The new Second
Quarter deadline is October 10, 2014 at 4 PM. For information, contact grant
administrator Nikenna Benjamin (305) 375-5092 or NDB1@miamidade.gov.
guidelines and information:
ARTIST ACCESS (ART) GRANTS
PROGRAM - FALL QUARTER
Postmark Deadline: November 7, 2014
provides funding support for practicing, professional and emerging artists
residing in Miami-Dade County to take advantage of specific professional development
and skill-building opportunities (outside Miami-Dade County) to help advance
their careers as working artists. Funds may be used to cover attendance
at advanced workshops, master classes, or seminars; to participate in artist
residencies; to engage in activities that are specifically capable of advancing
or propelling a professional career; etc. Grant awards range from $100 to
Prospective applicants must call
and request a phone consultation with the Artist Access Program Administrator,
Mary Luft (305) 324-4337 at least one week prior to submitting an application
by the postmark deadline (prior
to Oct. 31, 2014).
CULTURE SHOCK TURNS 10!
Culture Shock Miami celebrates its
tenth anniversary in 2014-2015 and you are invited to once again join our
Department in cultivating the next generation of arts audiences. Culture Shock
Miami is a simple and highly effective audience development concept that
targets high school and college students ages 13-22. The program promotes and
offers $5 tickets to the best cultural and performing arts events in Miami-Dade
County and two-for-$5 tickets to museums. To join and provide an allotment of
tickets for the 2014-2015 season, please complete our new online Ticket
Donations form: http://www.cultureshockmiami.com/content/ticket-donations
SURDNA FOUNDATION ISSUES RFP FOR INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS,
CULTURE BEARERS, AND NONPROFITS ENGAGED IN SOCIAL CHANGE
November 12, 2014
Surdna Foundation is issuing a request for proposals to individual artists,
culture bearers and nonprofit arts organizations. These funds are designed to
support projects developed in response to communities' specific challenges and
to support artists and organizations whose long-term, deeply-rooted work has
increased social engagement without necessarily being explicitly "activist."
The foundation will consider all artistic disciplines, including cross-disciplinary
applicants will receive grants ranging from $25,000 to $150,000 over one or two
year periods, with a maximum total award of $150,000. The Request for
Proposals is on the Surdna Foundation website: www.surdna.org/rfp.
The Surdna Foundation will offer a webinar to answer questions on October 21 at 1:00 p.m. (EDT).
For more information go to: www.surdna.org/rfp.