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Non Profit Lottery Dates



Non Profit Lottery Dates
Lottery Quarter
Application Due by 5pm
Lottery Held On

Aug - Oct 2015

 July 13, 2015

July 21, 2015

  Nov - Jan 2016

October 12, 2015

Oct. 20, 2015

Feb - April 2016

January 11, 2016

January 19,2016

May - July 2016

April 11, 2016

April 19, 2016 

Aug - Oct 2016

 July 11, 2016

 July 19, 2016

Nov - Jan 2017

October 11, 2016

October 18,2016


Non Profit Lottery Dates
Time of Drawing: 9 am
Place: Miami Beach Customer Service Center
1755 Meridian Ave
1st Floor
Miami Beach, FL 33139

NOTE: The above dates are expected dates and may be subject to change as needed.  Please be advised to check back as each quarter gets closer. Also, you need not be present to win a location.

The City of Miami Beach offers five (5) locations for non-profit vendors/distributors which are awarded by lottery for three (3) month periods.

To apply, non-profit organizations must submit the following:

  1. A completed application signed by an officer or director of the non-profit organization and $135 application fee.
  2. Authorization letter if the vendor/distributor is not an officer/director or registered agent of the non-profit organization.
  3. Proof of non-profit organization deemed a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c) 3 of the Internal Revenue Code registered with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations.
  4. Copy of photo identification of the vendor/distributor.
  5. Copy of official listing of registered agent and officer/directors of non-profit organization. This can be found at the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations web site:


Non Profit Lottery Information

Download Forms and Information: (Acrobat*)
Please review before submittal as these items may change.

Non-Profit Vendor and Distributor Permit Application Adobe PDF
Lottery Application DirectionsAdobe PDF
Format for Authorization LetterAdobe PDF
Authorization Letter Directions Adobe PDF
Change in Persons Vending FormAdobe PDF
Copy of Ordinance 97-3094 (Read Completely) Adobe PDF
General Information SheetAdobe PDF 

  • The date of each lottery will be posted on various locations such as: The City of Miami Beach Web Site, City Bulletin Board, Local Government Channel 20 and/or The Miami Herald.
  • Lotteries are typically held 3 business days prior to the end of the previous lottery period.
  • Applications and all other required information must be submitted no later than 5 business days prior to the lottery date.
  • Non-Profit Organizations or their representatives need not be present at the lottery to be selected for a location.
  •  Contact the Customer Service Center at 305-673-7420 for any questions.