MBVCA Grant Information

MBVCA Grant Information

The FY 2016/2017 Tourism Advancement Program guidelines and application forms  are now available. Click below for more information...

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MBVCA Tourism Advancement Program: Grant Categories, Guidelines and Application Forms

 

The MBVCA’s funding priorities will focus on an event’s contracted hotel room nights in Miami Beach; substantial improvements to existing programs; and a program’s increase in the number of events being held in Miami Beach. The MBVCA’s funding priorities will be based on the following core initiatives:

Cultural Tourism; Customer Service; Design and Architecture; Entertainment and Nightlife; Festivals; Film and Fashion; Gay/Lesbian; Group Stimulus; Health and Wellness; Promotional Campaigns; Television Origination; Wine and Food.

The MBVCA has implemented a paperless application system through their Application Portal.  In order to obtain access to the Portal, all registered users must meet with and be approved by MBVCA administration. Application Uploading Instructions are available below. Please note: All forms are available for download without having to register/log into the Application Portal.

IMPORTANT: PRIOR TO THE COMPLETION, AND/OR SUBMISSION, OF A GRANT APPLICATION, A PRE-PROPOSAL CONFERENCE IS REQUIRED WITH MBVCA ADMINISTRATION.

For more information on the 2016/2017 program, please click on the links below to download the guidelines and application for each grant program. Please note a pre-proposal conference is required with MBVCA Administration prior to the completion and/or submittal of a grant application. 

Click here for Application Instructions and Additional Forms

Film Incentive Grant Program - The Film Incentive Grant Program is designed to attract encourage film productions to film in Miami Beach by providing them with incentive dollars to utilize Miami Beach venues and generate hotel room nights in Miami Beach.

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Initiatives - specifically targeted towards organizations chosen by the MBVCA to carry out the designated initiative.  Initiatives can be a repeat grant but are usually a one-time grant. **Admission into this grant category requires approval by MBVCA Administration**

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Major One Time Special Event  - organizations with a new or one-time event that have the potential to become recurring, can generate a significant tourism return for Miami Beach, and that have extraordinary national and/or international tourism impact for Miami Beach.

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North Beach Incentive Program - targeted specifically to events that take place entirely in the North Beach area of Miami Beach. North Beach is defined as north of 63rd Street to 87th Terrace, from the ocean to the bay. Organizations with a new or one-time event that has the potential to become recurring, can generate a significant tourism return for Miami Beach, and that has extraordinary national and/or international tourism impact for Miami Beach are eligible. 

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Special Events Recurring - organizations with an event that has a minimum of one year track record as a successful tourism activity in Miami Beach and who have received MBVCA funding in the past and has maintained the eligibility criteria established in the Major One Time Special Event grant category.

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Special Projects - specifically targeted towards those organizations with an event or program that can generate extraordinary return in viewership and/or promotion.

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Special Projects Recurring - organizations with an event that has a minimum of one year track record with the MBVCA and that has maintained the eligibility criteria established in the Special Projects Recurring category.

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Tourism Partnerships - specifically targeted towards non-profit organizations with the responsibility to develop and promote broad areas of Miami Beach’s tourism industry (e.g. neighborhood associations, industry service organizations, area marketing groups), year-round. **Admission into this grant category requires approval by MBVCA Administration**

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