Tourist Development Fund for Cultural Tourism – Category B

The Tourist Development Fund for Cultural Tourism is a biennial grant program. It is open to Palm Beach County nonprofit arts and cultural organizations with annual operating revenues of at least 1.175 million to fund marketing and program expenses associated with performances, exhibitions and cultural events.

First time applicants and individuals new to the grant process must contact staff and attend a mandatory workshop or complete an online training presentation prior to completing the application.


Required Logos and Usage Guidelines for Grantees »

All Cultural Council for Palm Beach County grant recipient organizations are required to use the appropriate logos as detailed in their respective reimbursement guidelines, and must follow usage guidelines in the Cultural Council’s Brand Standards Manual for Grant Recipients. Download logos and usage guidelines here »

*To request any forms in a different format, or if you have specific questions about this grant program, please contact the Cultural Council Grants Department: | (561) 214‑8087

The FY2023/2024 application for the Cultural Tourism Grant, Category B, will be available online, February 9, 2023.  The deadline for application submissions is Friday, March 17, 2023.  Please be sure to read the Application Guidelines in the Application Toolkit before you begin your application.  An application training will be held at the Cultural Council on Friday, February 10, at 10 a.m.  RSVP to  When you are ready to apply, please select the grants portal button to begin the application process.

Application Toolkit

  1. Application Guidelines
  2. Budget Workbook
  3. Allowable Expenses / Grant Restrictions (Exhibit C)
  4. Definitions
  5. Online Application FAQs
  6. Application Training Presentation



Grantee Toolkit

  1. FY23/24 Exhibit B (Contract)
  2. Reimbursement Guidelines FY22/23
  3. Reimbursement Cover Sheet FY23/24
  4. Summary of Expenses FY23/24
  5. Program Amendment Request FY23/24
  6. Budget Amendment Request FY23/24
  7. Employee Payroll Worksheet:
    Bi-Weekly | Semi-Monthly | Part-Time
  8. Mileage Reimbursement Form (2023)
  9. FY22/23 Final Report Income/Expense Exhibit B
  10. Executive Summary FY22/23
  11. Brand Standards Manual FY22/23
  12. Reimbursement Training Presentation FY22/23
  13. Contract Renewal Training Presentation FY23/24