Artist Access (ART) Grants Program

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Contact:  Kelly Allocco | (305) 375-4636 |

Mandatory Pre-Application Consultation:  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.

Postmark Deadlines:

  • Fall Quarter - Friday, November 4, 2016
  • Winter Quarter - Friday, February 3, 2017
  • Spring/Summer Quarter - Friday, May 5, 2017

Maximum Request:  $1,500

FY 2016-2017 Artist Access (ART) Grant Program Guidelines

FY 2016-2017 Artist Access (ART) Application Form

The Artist Access (ART) Grants Program is designed to assist practicing, professional and emerging artists residing in Miami-Dade County. The program provides support for artists to take advantage of specific and exceptional professional development, skill-building opportunities to advance their work and careers as working artists. Funds may be used for such endeavors as: attending advanced workshops, conferences, master classes, or seminars; participating in artist residencies; engaging in activities that are specifically capable of advancing or propelling a professional career; etc. This program is not intended to provide assistance in funding project-oriented applications, the costs of creating or producing art or an artwork, equipment purchases, touring engagements or academic or certification conferring endeavors.

Grant awards range from $100 to $1,500, depending on need and program specifics.


The Artist Access Grants Program requires that applications are submitted by the postmark deadline; U.S. mail delivery is acceptable. Non-compliant applications will not be accepted for consideration.

ART Grants Program Timeline*

Grant Funding Period October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017
Applications Available August 30, 2016
Postmark Deadlines
Friday, November 4, 2016 - Fall Quarter
Friday, February 3, 2017 - Winter Quarter
Friday, May 5, 2017 - Spring / Summer Quarter
ART Panel Evaluation Meetings TBD

*Dates/times subject to change.

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