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FORUM is the award-winning magazine of Florida Humanities. Within its pages, you will find some of the ideas that make our state special. Sign up today to receive a one-year complimentary subscription.

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The “Florida Stories” app transports you through the past and the present with high-quality photos and rich audio. “Florida Stories” is available from the iStore, app store, or through a web version.

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Exhibitions funded by Florida Humanities are designed to share powerful stories of communities and ideas. These exhibits may be in partnership with the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum on Main Street program.

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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.

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Florida Humanities is committed to the development of programs, events, and media content that shines a spotlight on the issues, people, and places of interest to Floridians. Please explore our various offerings and join the conversation!

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the Humanities

Florida Humanities is committed to the development of programs, events, and media content that shines a spotlight on the issues, people, and places of interest to Floridians. Please explore our various offerings and join the conversation!

Upcoming Events

Created Equal and Breathing Free Podcast Series

In partnership with Florida Humanities, The Village Square has produced a series of podcasts that include a specially curated set of throwback episodes, along with many new episodes dropping in August and September 2021.

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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.

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GrantEd Live Webinars

GrantEd Live Webinars

Join Florida Humanities staff to learn about application tips and tricks through GrantEd: Resources that Empower.

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!

GrantEd Live Webinars

GrantEd Live Webinars

Join Florida Humanities staff to learn about application tips and tricks through GrantEd: Resources that Empower.

Florida Humanities "American Rescue Plan" Grants

"American Rescue Plan" Grants

American Rescue Plan grants will support general operating needs of eligible humanities organizations continuing to be affected by COVID-19. Organizations may apply for up to $25,000.

Deadline to apply:
Sept 1 at 12:00 pm (noon)

Informational Webinar:
July 30 @ 9:00 am EST

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Community Project Grants

Community Project Grants support locally-driven public humanities programming.  Organizations and institutions across Florida may request up to $5,000.

Deadline to apply:
Oct 12 at 12:00 pm (noon)

Informational Webinar:
Sept 17 @ 10:00 am EST

Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants

Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants

Florida college and university humanities-related departments, apply for up to $5,000 to support your public programming, reaching within and beyond the campus community.

Deadline to apply:
Sept 29 at 12:00 pm (noon)

Informational Webinar:
Aug 27 @ 10:00 am EST

Delve Into the Florida Humanities' Collections at the
University of South Florida St. Petersburg Digital Archive

Florida Humanities has facilitated the collection of our state’s histories and stories for more than forty years. The result of this work–and the partnership with hundreds of humanities nonprofits–is a rich archive of information. Whether you are researching a manuscript, seeking authoritative content for a school project, or looking to satisfy a hunger for great stories, we encourage you to explore this archive’s contents.

We are grateful to the University of South Florida, St. Petersburg for their assistance in maintaining these materials and making them available to the general public.

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Through its insightful perspectives on Florida, from early history to current events, our award-winning FORUM magazine provides readers with engaging and colorful stories and the people and places that define our state.

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We are proud to have sponsored and helped create audio programs over the years. Enjoy these lively features on Florida’s cultural heritage, history, important people, fascinating places, literary life, art, and more.

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