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Non Profit Lottery Dates

Lottery Quarter Application Due by 5pm Lottery Held On
Aug – Oct 2017  July 13, 2017 July 20, 2017
Nov 2017- Jan 201 8 October 11, 2017 Oct. 18, 2017
Feb – April 2018 January 11, 2018 January 18,2018
May – July 2018 April 11, 2018 April 18, 2018
Aug – Oct 2018  July 11, 2018  July 18, 2018
Nov 2018 – Jan 2019 October 10, 2018 October 17,2018

Non Profit Lottery Dates

Time of Drawing: 9 am

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.