2017-2018 Downtown Projects Funding Request Grant Process (DPFR)

The Miami DDA provides grants/funding to special events and/or projects that take place in Downtown, have an economic impact on the area, and strengthen Downtown Miami’s recognition as a vibrant and exciting destination for residents and visitors. The DPFR 2017-2018 grants will cover events/projects between October 1, 2017 and September 30, 2018.

Please make sure to read through all documents carefully.

>Grant Guidelines
For general information or assistance with the application process, please contact Prisca Tomasi at (305) 579-6675. 

*Note: All applications must be submitted to the Miami DDA via email to dpfr@miamidda.com by the stated deadline.

Important dates:
Guidelines and Application Available (Spring 2018): Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Funding Period: October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018
Spring Applications (April 2018 – September 2018)
Deadline Summary Application: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Noon
Final Awards Announcement:  Week of March 19, 2018





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