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									BREVARD COUNTY GUIDE TO
   FY 2011 COMMUNITY
   CULTURAL GRANTS


           Sponsored by
BREVARD COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY
        COMMISSIONERS

               Managed by




     2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, C-307
               Viera, FL 32940
                321/690-6817
             www.artsbrevard.org
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
       District 1 – Robin Fisher                  FY 2010-2011 COUNTY
      District 2 – Chuck Nelson                       COMMUNITY
      District 3 – Trudie Infantini
        District 4 – Mary Bolin                   CULTURAL GRANTS
      District 5 – Andy Anderson
                                                   GUIDELINES AND
                                                     APPLICATION

                                                     TABLE OF CONTENTS
      BOARD OF DIRECTORS              Eligibility ..................................................................................... 2
      Board Chair – Jim Ridenour      Funding and Grant Amount Requests .......................................... 3
      Chair Elect – Bunny Finney
         Catherine Alexander          Terms and Conditions .................................................................. 4
               Kim Agee
             Dorothy Allen            Allowables and Non-Allowables .............................................. 4-5
           Doris/John Bailey
            Lloyd Behrendt            Funding Acknowledgement & Logo Requirement ...................... 5
              Linda Brandt
            Marsha Cantrell           Guidelines .................................................................................... 6
             James Dwight
                                      How to Apply ........................................................................... 6-7
                Bill Ellis
          Dr. Brenda Fettrow          Application Checklist .................................................................. 8
               Josh Field
        Nancy Giangrisostomi          Grant Application ................................................................... 9-17
             Carey Gleason
             Jimi Gonzalez            Application Budget Forms .................................................... 12-14
             Link Johnsten
         Darcia Jones Francey         Narrative Questions and Attachments .................................. 15-17
           Mike LaFortune
               Dave Moja              Definitions & Glossary ......................................................... 18-21
           Kendall T. Moore
                                      Grant Reimbursements and Reporting ....................................... 22
            Susan F. Perers
              Jim Platman             Grant and Financial Report Form ......................................... 23-25
              Joseph Sofia
          Delores Spearman            Request for Funds Form ............................................................ 26
              Craig Suman
        Kathleen Thomas-Beck          Quarterly Report Forms ........................................................ 27-28
          Laurilee Thompson
              Mary Wallis             Sample In-Kind Donation Form ................................................ 29
             Susie Wasdin
              Greg Watson             Sample In-Kind Time/Services Contributions Form ................. 30
           Amelia Williams
                                      Grant Review Panelist Nominations ..................................... 31-32
          J. Mason Williams
              Craig Yoder
              Andy Ziegler


                                                  Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc.
                                               2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, C-307
                                                          Viera FL 32940
                                                           321/690-6817
                                                         Fax 321/690-6818
                                                       www.artsbrevard.org




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PURPOSE

The mission of the Brevard County Community Cultural Grants Program is to foster excellence,
accessibility and diversity in arts and culture for all people in Brevard County, Florida. Funded by the
Brevard County Board of County Commissioners and managed by Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc.
(BCA), this program funds private nonprofit arts and cultural organizations through General Program
Support or Specific Projects; and funds private nonprofit non-arts or non-cultural organizations through
Specific Projects only. The applicant nonprofit organization need not be arts affiliated to apply for
Specific Project funding, although its proposal is required to be of an artistic nature. General Program
Support and Specific Project proposals must meet the goals outlined in Brevard County’s Strategic
Cultural Plan as follows:

GOAL 1:        Strengthen the arts and cultural sector to make it a vital, cohesive community
               resource.

GOAL 2:        Promote the value of the arts as integral to enhancing Brevard’s quality of life and
               its future growth.

GOAL 3:        Make the arts essential to education.

GOAL 4:        Build awareness of the arts and encourage participation of all Brevard residents and
               visitors.

ELIGIBILITY

This section contains information about the requirements for the County Community Cultural Grant
Program. Every applicant must meet the requirements and follow the procedures in this eligibility
section.

To be eligible to apply for a County Community Cultural Grant, an organization must:

      Be a nonprofit, tax-exempt, Florida Corporation as a result of being:
       a. Incorporated or authorized as a nonprofit Florida corporation in good standing, pursuant to
          Chapter 617, Florida Statutes a minimum of two years prior to application deadline date; and,
       b. Headquartered in Brevard County a minimum of two years as of application deadline; and,
       c. Designated as a tax-exempt organization as defined in section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
          Revenue Code of 1954, as amended, a minimum of two years prior to application deadline.
       d. Prior year’s total operating budget was $1,500 or more.

Questions regarding corporate status should be addressed to:
      Florida Department of State
      Division of Corporations
      Nonprofit Section
      P. O. Box 6327
      Tallahassee, FL 32314-6327
      850/245-6052




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Tax-exempt status:
Designation as a tax-exempt organization as defined in Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Questions regarding tax exemption should be addressed to: Internal Revenue Service, Atlanta, GA
31101, or telephone 800/829-1040.

FUNDING AND GRANT AMOUNT REQUESTS


      Large: Organizations whose prior year total general operating budget was $400,000 or more
       may request up to $30,000

      Mid-size: Organizations whose prior year total general operating budget was more than
       $100,000 and less than $400,000 may request up to $20,000

      Small: Organizations whose prior year total general operating budget was $100,000 or less
       may request up to $7,500

The following funding guidelines may, at the discretion of the panel, be used to determine the
recommended funding amount for projects that have met the minimum qualifying point requirements:

                       Average Score                         Maximum Funding

                       75 to 79.9                            60%
                       80 to 84.9                            70%
                       85 to 89.9                            80%
                       90 to 94.9                            90%
                       95 to 100                             100%

MINIMUM SCORING REQUIREMENT

An average of at least 75.0 quality points out of a possible 100 points must be earned to be eligible for
FY 2010-2011 grant funding. There is no guarantee of annual funding to any applicant.

High and low panelist scores will be dropped prior to the application average score being calculated.

PANEL MEETING INFORMATION

The grant panel will convene in a public meeting to evaluate applications. Applicants are not required to
attend but are encouraged to be present to answer any questions panelists may have about their
applications. Public comments will be accepted. At the conclusion of the meeting the panel will make
funding recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners. The Board of County
Commissioners will make final funding determinations at a separate public meeting where public
comment will be accepted.




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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF GRANT AWARDS

   1. An applicant organization may not apply under more than one organizational name or category.
   2. An applicant organization shall be deemed ineligible for funding if the grant application is
       incomplete.
   3. The Cultural Grant Program reserves the right to allow for the clarification of questionable
       entries and for the correction of obvious mistakes on submitted documents.
   4. The grant amount requested must not exceed 50% of the total program or project costs.
   5. In-kind contributions used as matching funds may not exceed 25% of the total project budget.
   6. Grant funds are released on a reimbursement basis.
   7. Organizations not meeting the administrative requirements of previous grants shall be
       determined to be ineligible for funding for one year.
   8. Organizations receiving funding support from other Brevard County government sources, with
       the exception of capital facilities projects, community based organizations (CBO) or Tourist
       Development Council (TDC) Category E grants, may not also receive funding through General
       Program or Specific Project support from the County Community Cultural Grants Program.
   9. All grant projects must fall within the Brevard County fiscal year, October 1, 2010 - September
       30, 2011. The project start and end dates are not intended to be performance or event dates, but
       the entire period during which grant related expenses may be spent and revenues received.
   10. Applicant organizations must maintain files of documentation of volunteer time and signed in-
       kind receipts stating actual value of contributions. These records are subject to audit.
   11. In accordance with Brevard County’s Art in Public Places policies, all projects, programs and/or
       exhibits funded by the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners must be suitable for
       viewing by people of all ages.
   12. The grant recipient shall keep books, records, and accounts of all activities related to the grant in
       compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures. All documents, papers, books,
       records and accounts made or received by the grantee in conjunction with the grant shall be open
       to inspection during regular business hours by an authorized representative of the office and shall
       be retained by the grantee for a period of three years after termination of the grant period, unless
       such records are exempt from section 24(a) of Article I of the State Constitution and section
       119.07(1) Florida Statutes.
   13. No grant application materials will be accepted after October 14, 2010.
   14. If completing the application electronically, the guidelines and application form may not be
       altered in any way other than providing the required or requested information. Modification of
       the document other than providing required or requested information shall result in the
       disqualification of the application.




Allowables and Non-Allowables:

Allowable Costs:

      expenditures within the grant period specified on the grant application and/or the period
       specified by the Brevard County Budget Department; and,

      they are solely for the purposes of the grant and can be easily identified as such.




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Non-Allowable Costs:

      expenditures before or after the grant period;

      lobbying or attempting to influence federal, state, or local legislation;

      building, renovation, or remodeling of facilities;

      capital improvements, including but not limited to new construction, renovation, and installation
       or replacement of fixtures in the permanent facility of the organization;

      bad debts, contingencies, fines and penalties, interest, other financial costs and costs of litigation;

      benefits and projects planned primarily for fund raising purposes;

      private entertainment, food, beverages, plaques, awards, scholarships, prize money or
       certificates;

      projects which are restricted to private or exclusive participation;

      regranting (using County funds to underwrite local grants programs - see “Glossary”);

      contributions and donations;

      professional, legal, medical, engineering, accounting, auditing or consulting services (funds may
       not be used for any audit even if required by the grant agreement), travel; and,

      any other expenditure not authorized by Chapter 112 of the Florida Statutes or Brevard County
       Codes and Policies.

Funding Acknowledgement and Logo Requirement:

Any publicity or publications related to programs or projects funded by Brevard County Community
Cultural Grants listing or recognizing funders or sponsors shall include Brevard County and BCA logos
and/or the following statement:

Sponsored in part by the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners through the Brevard
Cultural Alliance, Inc.

NOTE: Documentation of use of funding acknowledgement or logos should be submitted with the Final
Report.




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GUIDELINES

    Keep a copy of the entire application for your organization’s records and to facilitate
  administration of the grant, if awarded.

      Provide clearly labeled and legible support materials on 8½”x 11” paper. Suggested number of
       support materials is no more than ten, including no more than three support letters.

      News clips, reviews and advertisements should be clearly identified with the names and dates of
       the newspapers and/or magazines.

      Budget guidelines:

       > Use a “-0-” to indicate no expenses or revenues in any line item category, rather than leaving
       the line item blank.

       > Double check figures and addition. The grant proposal project budget must balance and total
       proposal costs should be less than or equal to total proposal income.

       > Review the list of allowable and non-allowable costs on pages 4 and 5.

HOW TO APPLY

OPTIONAL COURTESY REVIEW DATES: September 13 – October 7, 2010

      Applicants may present one copy of their grant application from September 13 – October 7,
       2010, to be reviewed by BCA staff for completeness (this is not a qualitative review). Feedback
       regarding missing or incomplete items will be provided to the grant applicant. Applicants will
       then have the opportunity to develop their final applications and submit the designated number of
       copies by the final deadline. This is a courtesy review only and Cultural Alliance staff is not
       responsible for errors or omissions in organizations final application submissions.

FINAL APPLICATIONS DUE: must be received or postmarked prior to 5:00 p.m. Thursday,
October 14, 2010

      Label the original application form with the word “ORIGINAL.” Place it on top of the eight
       copies. Insert all copies into one package, hand deliver, mail, or use an express mail package
       service.

      Mailing and            Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc.
       physical address:      2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, C-307
                              Viera, FL 32940

      If hand delivering your application, it is suggested that you receive a signed and dated receipt.
       Application materials may NOT be faxed or electronically transmitted to BCA.




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NOTE: Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc., Brevard County Board of County Commissioners and the grant
review panel members assume no responsibility for the completeness, care, safety and security of the
application and support materials. All materials, collateral and attachments become the property of
Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. and the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners.

      Complete all sections and answer all questions clearly and concisely. Be specific and accurate
       with facts, numbers, and data. Type or clearly print the information using a minimum of 12-point
       type and use margins no smaller than .75”.

      Organize the grant application in the following order: completed application forms; question
       responses; appendices; required lists and attachments; and support materials and attachments.
       All pages should be numbered and all required attachments and support materials should be
       lettered or numbered and listed in the Table of Contents.

      You may staple your proposal in the upper left corner with a heavy duty staple. A large heavy-
       duty stapler and a plastic comb-binding machine are available for use at the Brevard Cultural
       Alliance office. Please make an appointment prior to the final application due date and bring
       binding combs in appropriate size and quantity to secure the contents of the application packets.

      Do not use hard or soft-sided 3-ring binders or binder clips for application packets. Spiral
       binding or plastic binder combs are acceptable. Be certain the margins are wide enough and the
       binding does not overlap text.




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APPLICATION CHECKLIST

    A completed and signed “ORIGINAL” application, plus eight collated copies of the application for a
    total of nine application packets.

   No more than a total of six one-sided pages responding to the narrative questions, see page 16.

   Attachment A) Provide current and proposed season schedules, if applicable.

   Attachment B) A board approved summary of your organization’s Long Range Plan.

    Attachment C) Provide a board list including full names, business affiliations, addresses, telephone
    numbers, email addresses, and office held, if applicable.

   Attachment D) Include an organization chart.

    Attachment E) Include an internally prepared year-to-date balance sheet and income statement with
    all notes.

    Attachment F) Include a copy of your most recently filed IRS 990 and Schedule A, or 990EZ in the
    original application only

    Attachment G) Your most recently completed fiscal year’s financial statement, compilation, or
    review (if an audit is included the auditor’s opinion letter must be provided), and all notes to the
    financial statements in the original application only.

   Attachment H) Provide one copy of the organization’s determination letter from the Internal
    Revenue Service confirming tax-exempt status only in the original application.

    Attachment I) Provide one copy of the organization’s Certificate of Incorporation only in the
    original application.

    Attachment J) Provide one copy of the organization’s current By-Laws only with the original
    application.




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                                       FY 2010-2011
            BREVARD COUNTY COMMUNITY CULTURAL GRANT APPLICATION
                 Courtesy Review Timeframe: September 13 – October 7, 2010
                          Final Applications Due: October 14, 2010

Guidelines and application are available electronically by emailing info@artsbrevard.org or
calling Brevard Cultural Alliance at 690-6817.

All information should be word-processed or typed

Applicant: (Legal name of organization)

Address:


City:                                   State:                                     Zip:

Web Site:                                             Federal Employer ID #

Telephone:                              FAX:                           Email:

                 Mr. Mrs.   First:
Contact Person:          Ms. Dr.                            Last:                Phone:

Program/Project Title:                                Grant Amount Requested: $

Is this request for General Program Support? Yes No or Specific Project? Yes           No

Is this a new program or project? Yes No

Start Date: Month/Day/Year                                   End Date: Month/Day/Year




Grant Category           Please check the one category below for which funding is requested.

DANCE           MUSIC                VISUAL ARTS          SCIENCE FOLK ARTS

HISTORY         THEATER              LITERATURE           OTHER




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                                                                                            FORM B


The Board of Directors (or Trustees) of the above named applicant organization accepts its legal
responsibility for grant compliance and for raising any necessary additional funds required to match the
grant, if awarded.

I certify, by signing below, that our organization is currently registered as a Florida nonprofit
corporation in good standing pursuant to Chapter 617, Florida Statutes. I further certify that our
organization is designated as a tax-exempt organization as defined in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
Revenue Code, that this IRS designation is valid and in force as of the date of the grant request. I certify
our organization has not received any notice of change in that status; and that our Florida Chapter 496,
Charitable Solicitations License is valid, current, and in good standing.

I, the undersigned authorized representative, certify that all programs, projects, performances and/or
exhibitions funded through the Brevard County Community Cultural Grants program are suitable for
viewing by people of all ages. I certify this proposal has been officially approved by our organization’s
Board of Directors (or Trustees) for submission to the County Community Cultural Grants panel and I
am authorized to sign the same.

I certify the information contained in this application, including all budget and financial and tax
information, attachments and support materials, is true and correct to the best of my knowledge
and that we will abide by all legal, financial, and reporting requirements.


          USE ANY COLOR INK (EXCEPT BLACK) FOR SIGNATURES ON ORIGINAL
                               All areas must be filled in



                       Authorized Representative:

Typed Name:

Title:

Date Signed:           ____________________________________


Signature:             _____________________________________




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                                                                                          FORM C



AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) COMPLIANCE


ALL CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS RECEIVING GRANT FUNDS SHALL POST THE
FOLLOWING POLICY STATEMENT IN A PUBLIC ACCESS AREA.

                             (name of organization) is committed to the Americans with Disabilities
Act by making our facility and programs accessible to all people. If you have any special requirements,
suggestions, or recommendations, please contact our representative                               at
      .

If you prefer, you may contact the Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. representative at 321/690-6817, or the
Division of Cultural Affairs, 500 South Bronough Street, Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-0250, 850/245-
6470 or Florida Relay at 711 or fax number 850/245-6497. If you do not receive a reply from the
organization within two weeks, you are encouraged to call the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs in
Tallahassee.


ADA and SPECIAL CONSTITUENCY INFORMATION

      Are the applying organization’s facilities and programs accessible to persons with disabilities?
       Yes No

      If no, is accessibility part of your organization’s long-range plans? Yes No

      Have policies and procedures been established which address nondiscrimination against persons
       with disabilities?    Yes   No

      Do you have a complaint process for discrimination on the basis of disability? Yes No
       Is this information posted? Yes No

      Please provide the staff person’s name and title responsible for Section 504, ADA, and Florida
       Statutes 553 Compliance:

       Name:                                                Title:




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PROPOSAL BUDGET SUMMARY                                                          FORM D

See Glossary for National Standard Definitions of terms used in this budget.
The middle column, the Brevard County Grant Allocation, is a subset of Expenditures. If the applicant
organization’s total Personnel – Administrative line-item budget figure is $15,000 and $2,000 will come
from the County grant, the budget Expenditures amount should still be $15,000. Mark (X) the items that
would be cut if a smaller amount is granted than was requested. Round figures to the nearest dollar. Do
not include cents. Budget must balance.
EXPENSES:
                                 Total Cash              Brevard County          In-Kind
                                 Expenditures            Grant Allocation        Contributions
Personnel - Administrative       $                       $                       $
Personnel – Artistic             $                       $                       $
Personnel – Tech/Production      $                       $                       $
Outside Artistic Services/Fees $                         $                       $
Outside Other Services/Fees      $                       $                       $
Space Rental/Rent/Mortgage       $                       $                       $
Travel                           $                       $                       $
Marketing/Advertising            $                       $                       $
Collections/Acquisitions         $                       $                       $
Other Operating Expenses         $                       $                       $
A. Subtotal Cash Expenses        A. $                    $                       $
B. In-Kind Contributions         (no more than 25%                               B. $
                                 of A.)
C. Total Cash Expenses +         C. $
In-Kind (A + B)


INCOME:                                                 $
Admissions                                              $
Memberships/Subscriptions                               $
Contracted Services Revenue                             $
Other Revenue/Fees/Merchandise Sales                    $
Corporate Contributions                                 $
Foundation Support                                      $
Other Support (include BCA Mini-grant)                  $
Private Contributions/Fund Raising                      $
Government Support - Federal                            $
Government Support - State                              $
Government Support - Local                              $
Applicant Cash                                          $
D. Total Applicant Cash Income                          $
E. Brevard Co. Grant Amount Requested                   $
F. Total Cash Income (D + E)                            $
G. In-Kind Contributions (Repeat B)                     $
H. Total Project Income (Must equal or exceed C)        $
I. Percentage of Total Project Budget Req.



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PROPOSAL BUDGET DETAIL                                                             FORM E

Provide a budget detail of the figures listed as “Expenses” and “Income” on the Proposal Budget
Summary (Form E). Each line-item in this budget detail must correspond and match the line-item
figures listed on the proposal budget. The budget detail must also indicate specifically where grant
funds will be spent as well as marking with an (X) the items that would be cut if a smaller amount is
granted than was requested. Please round amounts to the nearest dollar -- do not show cents.




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TOTAL OPERATING RESULTS AND PROJECTIONS                                                FORM F
Complete each line of the following summarized budget form to give a financial overview of your
organization. Provide information which represents: the actual results of the most recently completed
fiscal year; expected results of the current fiscal year; and projections for the next fiscal year. Do not
include the cost of capital items, or the depreciation of capital items, as an operating expense.
Contributions or other income dedicated to support the purchase of capital items should not be listed
here. Round all figures to the nearest dollar – do not show cents.

Fiscal Year Dates: (month day)                  to
Date last audit completed:
EXPENSES:                                   COMPLETED            CURRENT               NEXT
                                            FY___ to FY___       FY___ to FY___        FY___ to FY___
1) Personnel - Administrative               $                    $                     $
2) Personnel – Artistic                     $                    $                     $
3) Personnel – Technical/Production         $                    $                     $
4) Outside Artistic Services                $                    $                     $
5) Outside Other Fees/Services              $                    $                     $
6) Space Rental/Rent/Mortgage               $                    $                     $
7) Travel                                   $                    $                     $
8) Marketing/Advertising                    $                    $                     $
9) Collections/Acquisitions                 $                    $                     $
10) Remaining Operating Expenses            $                    $                     $
11) TOTAL CASH EXPENSES                     $                    $                     $
12) Total In-Kind Contributions             $                    $                     $
13) TOTAL EXPENSES                          $                    $                     $

INCOME:                                     $                    $                     $
14) Admissions                              $                    $                     $
15) Memberships/Subscriptions               $                    $                     $
16) Contracted Services Revenue             $                    $                     $
17) Other Revenue/Merchandise Sales         $                    $                     $
18) Corporate Contributions                 $                    $                     $
19) Foundation Support                      $                    $                     $
20) Private Contributions/Fund Raising      $                    $                     $
21) Government Support - Federal            $                    $                     $
22) Government Support - State              $                    $                     $
23) Government Support – Local (Do          $                    $                     $
not include this request here – see #26)
24) Applicant Cash                          $                    $                     $
25) SUBTOTAL (Lines 14-24)                  $                    $                     $
26) Grant Amount Requested                  $                    $                     $
27) TOTAL REVENUES                          $                    $                     $
28) TOTAL IN-KIND                           $                    $                     $
29) TOTAL REVENUE + IN-KIND                 $                    $                     $
30) Operating Fund Balance –                $                    $                     $
Beginning
31) Operating Fund Balance - End of         $                    $                     $
Year



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Narrative Questions and Attachments                                          FORM G

Brevard County Mission Statement:
Contribute to enhancing and ensuring Brevard’s quality of life…today and always!
Brevard Strategic Cultural Plan – Primary Goals:
Goal 1: Strengthen the arts and cultural sector to make it a vital, cohesive community resource.
Goal 2: Promote the value of the arts as integral to enhancing Brevard’s quality of life and its future
growth.
Goal 3: Make the arts essential to education.
Goal 4: Build awareness of the arts and encourage participation of all Brevard residents and visitors.

1. Give a brief description of your organization’s history                          up to 2 points
suggested ½ page


2. Proposal Summary – Briefly explain why your organization is requesting this grant, what outcomes
you hope to achieve, and how you will spend the funds if granted.                up to 15 points
Suggested 1 page


3. Mission - Provide the mission statement of your organization

Describe how the mission-driven programs and services of your organization relate to the Primary
Cultural Goals listed above (address as many of the 4 goals as are applicable)
Total for 3. suggested ¾ page                                                   up to12 points


4. Serving the Community (Goals 1 and 2)
  A. How do you serve the community? How many people will you serve directly through activities
      related to this grant proposal?
                                                                                  up to 12 points
  B. Describe any partnerships or collaborations you have with cultural organizations or non-arts
      organizations.
                                                                                  up to 3 points
  Total for 4. suggested ¾ page

 5. Education (Goal 3)
 A. List 3 objectives for your educational program(s)                               up to 4 points

 B. Describe when, where, and who participates in these educational activities. up to 2 points

 C. Provide an overview of this/these program(s).
                                                                                    up to 4 points

 D. How are your organization’s educational programs evaluated?                     up to 4 points

 Total for 5. suggested 1 page




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 6. Marketing (Goal 4) - What is the percentage of your total operating budget allocated for marketing
 (including but not limited to advertising, public relations, marketing, internet, etc.) and the dollar
 amount.

A. List 3 objectives for your marketing program(s)                                 up to 4 points

B. Briefly describe your marketing efforts, including outreach, audience development, and public
   awareness.                                                                    up to10 points

 Total for 6. suggested ¾ page

 7. Number of full-time paid staff; number of part-time paid staff; number of volunteers. Include brief
 bio of Executive Director or equivalent (person responsible for administering grant) with
 qualifications                                                                   up to 2 points


 8. Evaluation
 A. Explain how you will measure the effectiveness of your activities. Provide samples of completed
     evaluation tools (recommended)                                           up to 10 points

 Total for 8. suggested ½ page (not including samples)

 9. Provide up to five different examples of funding acknowledgment for Brevard County Community
 Cultural Grant funding, as specified on page 5 of this document, such as a Playbill or program, ad,
 newsletter, press release, etc. For new applicants to the program, provide examples of funding
 acknowledgment for other funders or donors.                                      up to 5 points
 These items are not included within the 6 pages allocated for narrative answers – suggested 5 pages
 or items


In All Application Copies
Attachment A) Provide current and proposed season schedules
                                                                                      2 points

Attachment B) Include a board approved summary of your organization’s Long Range Plan
                                                                               1 point

Attachment C) Provide a board list including full names, business affiliations, addresses, telephone
numbers, email addresses, and office held, if applicable.                             1 point

Attachment D) Include an organization chart.                                         1 point

Attachment E) Include an internally prepared year-to-date balance sheet and income statement with all
notes                                       .                                     1 point




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In Original Application Only
Attachment F) Include copies of your most recently filed IRS 990 and Schedule A, or 990EZ.
                                                                                  1 point

Attachment G) Your most recently completed fiscal year’s financial statement, compilation, or review
(if an audit is included the auditor’s opinion letter must be provided), and all notes to the financial
statements in the original application only.                                           1 point

Attachment H) Provide one copy of the organization’s determination letter from the Internal Revenue
Service confirming tax-exempt status only in the original application.           1 point

Attachment I) Provide one copy of the organization’s Certificate of Incorporation only in the original
application.                                                                      1 point

Attachment J) Provide one copy of the organization’s current By-Laws only with the original
application.                                                                    1 point




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DEFINITIONS & GLOSSARY

        National Standard for Arts Information Exchange is provided to assist applicants in completing
their grant proposals.
        The National Standard for Arts Information Exchange defines items of information and specifies
reports to be used by public arts agencies in their information and reporting system. The National
Standard consists of system specifications for mailing lists, grants management systems and arts
resource directories, including performing and visual arts facilities, arts organizations, and artists in all
disciplines.
        The National Standard was developed by the National Assembly of State Arts Agencies
(NASAA) as the National Information Systems Project (NISP), a four-year program funded by the
National Endowment for the Arts to improve public arts agency management and to guarantee national
compatibility in the collection, organization, and exchange of arts and cultural information. Federal,
state and regional arts agencies are currently developing and implementing information systems based
on the National Standard.
        The National Standard for Arts Information Exchange, a publication prepared by NASAA,
explains more fully the NISP project as well as the purpose and uses of the National Standard. This
information document is available from NASAA, 1029 Vermont Avenue, N.W., 2nd Floor, Washington,
D.C. 20005.
        Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc., is conforming with the National Standard by including the
Definitions and Glossary (and has added a brief description of “at-risk youth”) to be used in Brevard
County’s Community Cultural Grants program.

DEFINITIONS

A. APPLICATION INFORMATION

Grant Period - The term in which the project, program, or general program support will be accomplished
as set forth in the application by the start date and end date.

Start Date - The first day of activity in the project for which assistance is requested.

End Date - The last date of activity in the project for which assistance is requested.

Project Title - A short descriptive title of the project for which “Applicant” is requesting assistance. If
no formal title exists or if the title is not descriptive, a short phrase describing the activities of the project
should be substituted.

Contact Person - The person to contact for additional information about the application. The person
with immediate responsibility for the project.

Individuals to Benefit - The total audience, participants, students, etc., (excluding employees and/or paid
performers) that are anticipated to benefit from this project.

Congressional District of Applicant - District of the United States House of Representatives in which
“Applicant’s” business address is located.

Authorizing Official - Name of person with authority to legally obligate “Applicant.”




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B. BUDGET EXPENSE SECTION

Personnel - Administrative - Payments for salaries, wages, fees, and benefits specifically identified with
the project, for executive and supervisory administrative staff, program directors, managing directors,
business managers, press and agents; fund raisers, clerical staff such as secretaries, typists, bookkeepers;
and supportive personnel such as maintenance and security staff, ushers and other front-of-the-house and
box office personnel.

Personnel - Artistic - Payments for salaries, wages, and benefits specifically identified with the project,
for artistic directors, directors, conductors, curators, dance masters, composers, choreographers,
designers, video artists, filmmakers, painters, poets, authors, sculptors, graphic artists, actors, dancers,
singers, musicians, teachers, instructors, puppeteers, etc.

Personnel - Technical / Production - Payments for employee salaries, wages, and benefits specifically
identified with the project, for technical management and staff, such as technical directors; wardrobe,
lighting and sound crew; stage managers, stagehands; video and film technicians, exhibit preparators
and installers, etc.

Outside Artistic Fees and Services - Payments to firms or persons for the services of individuals who are
not normally considered an employee of “Applicant,” but consultants or the employees of other
organizations, whose services are specifically identified with the project. Include artistic directors,
directors, conductors, curators, dance masters, composers, choreographers, designers, video artists,
filmmakers, painters, poets, authors, sculptors, graphic artists, actors, dancers, singers, musicians,
teachers, instructors, etc., serving in non employee / non-arts capacities.

Outside Other Fees and Services - Payments to firms or persons for non artistic services or individuals
who are not normally considered employees of “Applicant,” but consultants or the employees of other
organizations, whose services are specifically identified with the project. Includes hiring additional
security for a project.

Space Rental - Payments specifically identified with the project for rental of office, rehearsal, theater,
hall, gallery, and other such spaces.

Travel - All costs for travel directly related to the travel of an individual or individuals and specifically
identified with the project. For transportation not connected with travel of personnel, see “remaining
Operating Expenses.” Include fares, hotel, and other lodging expenses, food, taxis, gratuities, per diem
payments, toll charges, mileage, allowances on personal vehicles, car rental costs, etc. For trucking,
shipping, or hauling expenses see “Remaining Operating Expenses.”

Marketing - All costs for marketing /publicity / promotion specifically identified with the project. Do
not include payments to individuals or firms which belong under “Personnel” or “Outside Professional
Services.” Include costs of newspaper, radio, and television advertising, printing and mailing of
brochures, flyers and posters, and space rental when directly connected to promotion, publicity or
advertising.

Remaining Operating Expenses - All expenses not entered in other categories and specifically identified
with the project. Include nonstructural renovations, improvements, scripts and scores, lumber and nails,
electricity, telephone and telegraph, storage, postage, photographic supplies, publication purchases, sets
and props, equipment rental, insurance fees, trucking, shipping, and hauling expenses not entered under
“Travel.”


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C. BUDGET REVENUE SECTION

Admissions - Revenue derived from the sale of admissions, tickets, subscriptions, memberships, etc., for
events attributed or prorated to the project.

Contracted Services Revenue - Revenue derived from fees earned through sale of services (other than
this grant request). Include sale of workshops, etc., to other community organizations, government
contracts for specific services, performance or residency fees, tuition, and so forth. Include foreign
government support.
Corporate Support - Cash support derived from contributions given for this project (other than this grant
request) by businesses, corporations and corporate foundations or a proportionate share of such
contributions allocated to this project.

Foundation Support - Cash support derived from grants given for this project (other than this grant
request) by private foundations, or a proportionate share of such grants allocated to this project.
Other Private Support - Cash support derived from cash donations given for this project, or a
proportionate share of general donations allocated to this project. Do not include corporate, foundation,
or government contributions and grants. Include gross proceeds from fund raising events.

Government Support - Federal - Cash support derived from grants or appropriations given for this
project (other than this grant request) by agencies of the federal government, or a proportionate share of
such grants or appropriations allocated to this project.

Government Support - Local - Cash support derived from grants or appropriations given for this project
(other than this grant request) by city, county, instate regional, and other local government agencies, or a
proportionate share of such grants or appropriations allocated to this project.

Other Revenue - Revenue derived from sources other than those listed above. Include catalog sales,
advertising space in programs, gift shop income, concessions, parking investment income, etc.

Applicant Cash - Funds from “Applicant’s” present and/or anticipated resources that “Applicant” plans
to provide to proposed project.

GLOSSARY

Arts - Any and all artistic disciplines that include, but are not limited to, music, dance, drama, theater
programs, creative writing, literature, architecture, folk arts, visual arts, and media, and the execution
and exhibition of other such allied major art forms.

At-risk youth - Children up to age 18 who are classified by units of government as special populations or
special needs youth; economically or otherwise disadvantaged; or are truants or in jeopardy of academic
failure or dropping out of school; are involved in delinquent behavior, and/or or have been referred to
the justice system.

Equipment - All items which cost in excess of $500 and have a life of more than one year.

General Program Support - Funding to assist underwriting general programming expenses (not for
specific projects) of Brevard’s nonprofit arts and cultural organizations through a specified period.



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General program support funds may only be used for those programming expenses itemized on the grant
project budget form.

In-kind Contributions - All non cash contributions provided by the grantee and other nonfederal parties.
These contributions may be in the form of charges for real property and non expendable personal
property and the value of goods and services directly benefiting and specifically identified to the project
or program. The basis for the valuation of personal services, material, equipment, buildings, and land
must be documented. This includes all such goods and services provided the grantee by a third party in
lieu of a cash contribution. All allowable in-kind contributions must be documented. Donors must
provide a form on which they state the value of the contribution. It must be signed by an official of that
organization and the applicant. A copy should be maintained on file in the office of the grant recipient.

Local Arts Agency - An organization that serves all art forms in a local community through services to
cultural groups and individual artists in its community and is officially recognized as the local arts
agency, commission, alliance, or division by its county commission. This shall include County Arts
Agencies established pursuant to Chapter 265.32, F.S.

Presenter (Sponsor) - An organization in the business of presenting professional performing artists or
arts groups to the public.

Project Costs - All allowable expenditures incurred by the grantee and the value of in-kind contributions
made by the grantee or third parties in accomplishing the grant.

Regranting - Using County grants moneys to underwrite grant programs or individual grants within
one’s own organization or another organization. Regranting of County funds is prohibited.

Sponsor - See Presenter.

Total Operating Budget - Gross budgeted income for the organization’s last completed fiscal year.




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                         GRANT REIMBURSEMENTS AND REPORTING

Grantees are required to maintain complete and accurate accounting and program records. These
records must be readily available for inspection by state, federal and/or independent audit personnel and
must be maintained in accordance with Federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB Circular A-
102 or A-110) regulations.

Grantees also are required to submit descriptive narrative and detailed financial reports to Brevard
Cultural Alliance, Inc., as requested on the final grant report form. It is mandatory that grantees
maintain copies of all reports on file for at least 3 years in case of County audit.

Failure to comply with grant reporting procedures and deadlines will jeopardize funding in subsequent
fiscal years; and may result in nonpayment of current grant reimbursements or having to return proceeds
from a current grant to the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners.

GRANT REPORTING INSTRUCTIONS: All Brevard County Community Cultural Grant recipients
are required to file quarterly reports and a final report with Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. The County
may additionally require the filing of interim report(s). These reports are to be filed with the Brevard
Cultural Alliance in addition to any reports required by the Brevard County Finance Department.

GRANT REPORT FORM: the final Grant Report Form should be a comprehensive reporting of the
entire grant period, even if an interim report was filed and is due no later than October 31, 2011.

FINANCIAL REPORT FORM: the final Financial Report Form should be a comprehensive reporting
of the entire grant period, even if an interim report was filed and is due no later than October 31, 2011.

QUARTERLY REPORT FORMS: are due on January 15, April 15, July 15, and October 15
  Round figures to the nearest dollar; do not show cents.
  Please fill in all blanks, either with a dollar figure, number, 0, or N/A.
  Some attendance figures may appear in two categories. For example, total number of attendees
   (which would include youth) and number of youth attendees or total number of events (which
   would include classes or workshops) and number of classes/workshops.
  Be sure to fill in all relevant blanks for all quarters. For example, the 3rd quarter report should
   include the figures for the 1st and 2nd quarters.
  If you submit your final report prior to the end of the grant period, subsequent quarterly reports are
   still required.


QUESTIONS: If you have questions concerning the completion of these reports, contact the Brevard
Cultural Alliance, Inc. at 321/690-6817.




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              BREVARD COUNTY COMMUNITY CULTURAL GRANTS PROGRAM

                                       GRANT REPORT FORM

Circle one:    INTERIM        or      FINAL

REQUIREMENT: Submit at least 3-5 photos (preferably electronically to info@artsbrevard.org -
at least 300 dpi and at least 5”x7”) along with your final report. Please provide a variety of
images; these images may be used on the BCA or Brevard County web sites, in various
publications, or other uses as needed.

Please read instructions on the front of this form before completing.

1)     Grant #

2)     Organization Name

3)     Address

4)     City/State                                            5) Zip Code

6)     Contact Person                                        7) Telephone

8)     Actual number of individuals benefiting

9)     Report Dates: Start:                   End:

10)    Project/Program Narrative - activities to date: (an additional sheet should be attached)

11)    Support Materials: Attach representative copies of reviews, articles, slides, brochures, programs.
       (Include verification of credit acknowledgement.)

I certify the above information presents an accurate and complete description of the grant activity within
the dates specified above.


12) _____________________________________ _____________________________
    Signature of Authorized Representative Name and Title (typed or printed)

13) _____________________________
   Date




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                                  FINANCIAL REPORT FORM


Organization Name                                          Grant #

Grant Award Amount $

Financial report:   Start date:         End date:

A. EXPENSES:
A1. Expense Categories                 A2. Cash Expenses       A3. In-Kind
                                                               Contributions
Personnel - Administrative
Personnel –Artistic
Personnel –Technical/Production
Outside Fees and Services - Artistic
Outside Fees and Services - Other
Space Rental/Rent/Mortgage
Travel
Marketing/Advertising
Collections
Remaining Operating Expenses
A2. TOTAL EXPENSES - CASH              A2.
A3. TOTAL IN-KIND                      blank                   A3.
CONTRIBUTIONS
A4. TOTAL EXPENSES (A2. + A3.)         A4.


INCOME:                                        B2. Income Amounts
B1. Income Categories
Admissions
Memberships/Subscriptions
Contracted Services Revenue
Other Revenue/Fees/Merchandise Sales
Corporate Contributions
Foundation Support
Private Contributions/Fund Raising Events
Government Support - Federal
Government Support – State
Government Support - Local
Applicant Cash
C. SUBTOTAL APPLICANT CASH INCOME
D. GRANT AMOUNT RECEIVED TO DATE
E. TOTAL CASH INCOME (C + D)
F. TOTAL IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS (Repeat
A3)
G. TOTAL PROGRAM/PROJECT INCOME
(E + F)



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FINANCIAL REPORT – Page 2

Organization Name                                                   Grant #

Grant Amount $

FINAL REPORT ONLY - Please explain budget shortfalls or additional revenue received.

Program Comments




Financial Explanations




Loss or Excess Revenue Explanation




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                                     Request for Funds Form
                      Brevard County Community Cultural Grants Program
                    Sponsored by: Brevard County Board of County Commissioners
                             Managed by: Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc.
                       2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, C-307• Viera, FL 32940
                                           321/690-6817
Date of this Request:

Organization Name:

Address/City/State/Zip:

Contact Person:                                             Phone:

Grant Period:          From                         To

1. Grant Amount $                     2. Reimbursement Request: Partial        Final
Please attach copies of all invoices for this reimbursement and/or payroll register or journal and
provide corresponding check numbers. NOTE: Copies of cancelled checks are no longer required.

DATE CHECK #           PAID TO                      PURPOSE                       AMOUNT




4. Total of this request for funds: $      5. Remaining available funds $

CERTIFICATION OF AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE: I certify the above data is correct based
on our organization’s official accounting system and records, consistently applied and maintained, and
that the costs shown have been spent for the purpose of, and in accordance with, the terms of our grant
proposal.
Signature: __________________________________               Title
Typed Name:                                                 Date: ____________________

The undersigned Brevard Cultural Alliance authorized representative has reviewed this Request for
Funds form and documentation and recommends reimbursement of the requested amount.
Signature: __________________________________             Title: ______________________________
Typed Name: _______________________________               Date: ____________________
Mail or hand deliver two complete Request for Funds packets, one “Original” and one copy, both
should include required documentation, to: Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. 2725 Judge Fran
Jamieson Way, C307, Viera, FL 32940. Final reimbursement request deadline for this grant
award is 5:00 p.m., September 15, 2011.



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                                           EXAMPLE



                                     IN-KIND DONATION FORM

The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs and other granting agencies require the following information
for IN-KIND donations:

                  Company Name

                           Address



                    Phone Number

                Amount/Value of $
                Donation/Service
         Date Donated/Performed


Description of Services Rendered:
____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

Program (or Grant Project #): _________________________________________________________

Signature of Donor/Company Official: __________________________________________________
                       Typed Name: __________________________________________________


IN-KIND CONTRIBUTIONS MAY BE COUNTED AS PARTIAL MATCHING FUNDS FOR
MOST GRANT PROJECTS.
Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc.:_____________________________________________________
                                   Authorized Signature
      BREVARD CULTURAL ALLIANCE, INC. IS A PRIVATE NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION.
 CONTRIBUTIONS ARE TAX DEDUCTIBLE TO THE EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW. PLEASE CHECK WITH
                 YOUR TAX ACCOUNTANT FOR ADVICE ON SUCH MATTERS.
                             BCA’S Tax I.D. #_______________________
                                  Thank you for your support!

                Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, C-307
                             Viera, FL 32940       Fax: (321) 690-6818
                     PHONE: (321) 690-6817         Email: info@artsbrevard.org


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                                      EXAMPLE

                     IN-KIND TIME / SERVICES CONTRIBUTIONS



MONTH:______YEAR:______


NAME:___________________________________________________________


IN-KIND CONTRIBUTION - TIME:

      Type of Activity:____________________     #Hours:__________

      Type of Activity:____________________     #Hours:__________

      Type of Activity:____________________     #Hours:__________

      Type of Activity:____________________     #Hours:__________

      Type of Activity:____________________     #Hours:__________

      Type of Activity:____________________     #Hours:__________

                         TOTAL # HOURS:____________

BUSINESS NAME:_____________________________________________________________

TELEPHONE:__________________FAX:___________________E-mail___________________

CONTACT PERSON:___________________________________________________________

ADDRESS:____________________________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

TYPE OF CONTRIBUTION:______________________________________________________

______________________________________________________________________________

MONETARY VALUE: $___________________

ORGANIZATION AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE:_____________________________________




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                          GRANT REVIEW PANELIST NOMINATIONS

                          Brevard County Community Cultural Grants Program
                                             Managed by
                                    Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc.
                                 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, C307
                                         Viera, Florida 32940

The Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. seeks the nomination of individuals to serve on the grant review
panel for applications to the Community Cultural Grants program from the Brevard County Board of
County Commissioners.

Panels are comprised of business and community members, arts-related professionals, artists, or other
persons who are knowledgeable in the arts. Panel members generally have current or prior active
involvement with specific cultural disciplines, including but not limited to, board membership of
cultural organizations and community cultural leadership. Panel members should not be currently
serving as board members of applicant organizations.

In appointing panel members, due consideration is given to professional acumen, geographical
representation, minority representation, and diverse aesthetic, institutional, and cultural viewpoints. The
Brevard County Board of County Commissioners and Brevard Cultural Alliance, Inc. encourage special
cooperation in identifying potential panelists that are representative of minority groups.

Appointed panelists will be sent copies of applications to review and evaluate prior to attending the
panel meeting. Panelists are not compensated for their services.

Required Information

Nominators should contact each individual they wish to nominate to determine their willingness to serve
on the panel; then, complete the nomination form and submit a brief resume on each individual
nominated. Nominations without resumes will not be considered for appointment.

Panelists are appointed annually to the panel by a three member ad hoc selection committee based on the
above criteria.

                         Nominations for panelists will be accepted at any time

                                   Faxed nominations will be accepted

                  For additional information, call 321/690-6817 or FAX 321/690-6818




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                       Brevard County Community Cultural Grants Program

                                 GRANT REVIEW PANELIST
                                   NOMINATION FORM


Your
Name:_____________________________________________________________________________

Address:____________________________________________________________________________

____________________________________________________________________________________

Telephone: Home: __________________ Work:________________             FAX _________________

Please provide the following information and a brief resume for the individual nominated to serve.
Please type or print clearly.

Name of Person you Wish to Nominate:
Mr. Mrs. Ms. Dr. _________________________________________________________

Address:___________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

Telephone: _________________________________________________________________________
             Work                    Home                    FAX

E-Mail Address:_____________________________________________________________________

Occupation: ________________________________________________________________________

Reason for Nomination:_______________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________________________




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