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In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community partners to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Museum on Main Street, Florida Talks, and more.

Psst, Current Grantees

We’ve created a one-stop-shop of the resources you’ll need to successfully complete your grant’s required tasks: from acknowledgment statements and logos to templated legislative letters, and sample event surveys and evaluations to where to find your Final Report.

Click here to access Resources for Grantees!

Untitled photograph of father and son at Lake Michigan, 1946-1948. Photo by Wayne F. Miller. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Magnum Photo
Untitled photograph of father and son at Lake Michigan, 1946-1948. Photo by Wayne F. Miller. Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Magnum Photo

Funding
Opportunities

In local communities across Florida, humanities-rich programming is making a lasting impact in the hearts and minds of Sunshine State residents and visitors alike. Florida Humanities is proud to partner with local community partners to bring you high-quality public programming through Community Project Grants, Museum on Main Street, Florida Talks, and more.

Psst, Current Grantees!

We’ve created a one-stop-shop of the resources you’ll need to successfully complete your grant’s required tasks: from acknowledgment statements and logos to templated legislative letters, and sample event surveys and evaluations to where to find your Final Report.

Click here to access Resources for Grantees!

Upcoming Deadlines and Webinars

Book Festival Grants

Join Florida Humanities staff for a 1-hour webinar that walks attendees through our newest funding opportunity. We will cover book festival basics, eligibility, and strategies to ensure your application is the best it can be!

Deadline:
Four months prior to the event.

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Florida Talks

Florida Talks offers nonprofit organizations an accessible way to host engaging speakers through our speakers’ directory. Speakers present on Florida’s history, heritage, and culture through historical and contemporary lenses.

Deadline:
At least six weeks before program date.

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Community Project Grants

This funding opportunity aims to increase public participation in — and access to — the humanities by providing relevant, engaging, and meaningful humanities-based programming to all. Applicants may request up to $10,000.

Deadline:
July 20 at 12:00 pm EST

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Broadcasting Hope Grants

Florida Humanities’ Broadcasting Hope Media Grant provides funding to Florida public media stations, nonprofits, cultural organizations, and public institutions to support media projects rooted in the humanities. Request up to $50,000.

Deadline:
August 17 at 12:00 pm EST

Attend informational webinar:
June 28 at 1:00 pm EST
Register here

English for Families

Florida Humanities invites public libraries to apply for funding to participate in English for Families program, a multi-week series of interactive classes for parents and children (ages 6-12) that focuses on developing English vocabulary.

Deadline:
August 31 at 12:00 pm EST

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Men of Change Smithsonian Exhibit

In partnership with the Smithsonian Institution, Florida Humanities invites proposals from qualifying institutions to host Men of Change: Power. Triumph. Truth. in 2023. This immersive exhibit profiles significant African American men whose journeys have altered the history and culture of our country.

Deadline:
Applications reviewed until September 1

Application Access Code Required
Contact Patricia Putman to
receive access code to apply.

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