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Media Contact

If you are a member of the media and require assistance or information please contact:
Alisha Marks Tischler
Tadd Schwartz
Schwartz Media Strategies
Office: 305-858-3935

Downtown Project Funding Request 2016-2017

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 2016-2017 grants will cover events/projects between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017.

Changes have been made to the DPFR Application Guidelines and the DPFR Application, so please make sure to read through all documents carefully.

DPFR 2016-2017 Guidelines
DPFR 2016-2017 Application (fillable word document)

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

Informational Conference Call:
We will be hosting an informational conference call to address any questions that may arise through the application process on March 22, 2017 at 4:00pm for the Spring Application cycle.

                           Conference Call Number: 1-800-299-9112                   Conference ID: 025197#

Important dates:

Guidelines and Application Available: October 17, 2016
Funding Period:                                           November 1, 2016 to October 31, 2017 

Spring Application (May - October 2017)

Applications Available March 1, 2017
(Not Mandatory) Informational Conference Call: March 22, 2017 at 4pm
Deadline Summary Application: April 3, 2017 at Noon
Final Awards Announcement: April 13, 2017

One (1) completed application form and all required supporting materials must be received by the Miami DDA at on the deadlines listed above.  The Miami DDA will not accept any hand delivered files.  

                     ***Please Note: Submission to this program does not guarantee funding.***