Current Funding Opportunities

Since 1973, Florida Humanities has awarded more than $16.5 million in federal funding statewide in support of the development and presentation of humanities-rich cultural resources and public programs. These projects help preserve Florida’s rich history and heritage, promote civic engagement and community dialogue, and provide opportunities for reflecting on the future of our state.

Whether you are a long-time applicant or an organization newly discovering Florida Humanities, we encourage you to explore our current funding opportunities listed below and reach out to staff with any questions.

Apply today, bring the humanities to your community!

Book Festival Grants

Book Festival Grants

Deadline: At least four months prior to event
Funding Amount: up to $10,000
About: Supports events that celebrate the joy of reading and encourages thoughtful interactions between authors and their readers, and reflect on how literature conveys the human experience.

Questions? Contact:

April Myerscough
Program Coordinator
[email protected]
727-873-2001

Florida Talks Program

Florida Talks

Deadline: Six weeks before program date.
About: 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.

Questions? Contact:
April Myerscough
Program Coordinator
[email protected]
727-873-2001

Greater Good

Greater Good: Humanities in Academia Grants

Deadlines: Stay tuned for 2023 application deadlines!
Funding Amount: up to $10,000
About: Funding supports Florida universities and colleges that are developing community programming aimed at broadening the public’s awareness of the humanities.

Questions? Contact:
Stephanie Chill
Grants Coordinator
[email protected]
727-873-2013

Florida Humanities Community Project Grants

Community Project Grants

Deadlines: October 19, 2022
Funding Amount: up to $10,000
About: Supports humanities programming that engages the public in thoughtful dialogue and discussion.

Questions? Contact:
Lindsey Morrison
Grants Director
[email protected]
727-873-2010

Broadcasting Hope Media Grants

Broadcasting Hope Media Grant

Deadlines: No longer accepting applications for 2022
Funding Amount: up to $50,000
About: Provides funding for the planning and production of impactful public media, film, or digital projects.

Questions? Contact:
Lindsey Morrison
Grants Director
[email protected]
727-873-2010

Smithsonian

Museum on Main Street

Deadlines: Stay tuned for 2023 application deadlines!
Funding Amount: up to $5,000
About: Provides funding to bring Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibits to small communities.

Questions? Contact:
Patricia Putman
Associate Director
[email protected]
727-873-2004

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