Florida Talks

Carrie Sue, Orange County Library

Questions? Contact:

April Myerscough
Public Programs Coordinator
[email protected]

What is Florida Talks?

Florida Talks is one of Florida Humanities’ longest-running public programs. It offers nonprofit organizations across the state an accessible way to host engaging speakers who present Florida’s history, heritage, and culture through historical contemporary lenses.

More details about our redesigned Speaker’s directory and host application are coming in May 2022. To learn more, sign up for an informational webinar on June 17 at 10:00 am.

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Informational Webinar
June 17, 2022 at 10 am (EST)

Join Florida Humanities for a live webinar to learn more about applying for this funding opportunity.

Resources for Current Partners

Digital Event Listing Form

Please use this form to electronically submit an Event Listing Form six weeks prior to each Florida Humanities-funded public program. All events will be included on our website event calendar.

Sample Event Listing
Event Listing Form

Digital Event Change Request Form

If you have a change to a submitted Event Listing, please use this form to briefly describe your event change (i.e. new event date, time, or venue). Please also include the prior date, time, or venue so that Florida Humanities staff can locate the appropriate event listing to change.

Event Change Request Form

Digital Contract Change Request Form

Please use this form to formally submit your proposed grant change, including all programmatic and/or budget changes. All proposed grant changes must be sent to Florida Humanities at least two weeks prior to change for approval.

Contract Change Request Form

PowerPoint Event Introduction Slide

Please use this slide at the beginning of all in-person or virtual events to promote Florida Humanities and your organizations as sponsors of the program.

Program Introduction Slide

Participant Surveys

  • For in-person events
    • Request Florida Humanities survey cards at least three weeks prior to your event.
    • Request copies of FORUM Magazine (optional)
    • Collect survey cards at the end of your event and send them to Florida Humanities
  • For virtual events
    • Direct participants to the Florida Humanities Online Survey
Survey Cards
Online Survey

Sample Legislature Letter

Please find here an example of a letter to your elective officials, such as a State Representative, Senator, US Congressperson, Mayor, or Councilperson.

Sample Legislature Letter

Required Acknowledgment & Downloadable Logos

Awarded funds are provided through Florida Humanities with funds from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture. All materials publicizing or resulting from award activities must contain an acknowledgment of Florida Humanities and the National Endowment for the Humanities support and carry the appropriate logo.

The acknowledgment must also include the following statement:

“This program is a partnership between the Florida Humanities and [your organization]. Funding for this program was provided by Florida Humanities and sponsored in part by the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Arts and Culture, and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture.”

Florida Humanities Logo
Division of Arts and Culture Logo

Help Me Find My Elected Officials

Not sure who your elected officials are? Please use this visit this webpage to enter your address and city, and discover quickly who your Florida elected officials are.

Find My Elected Officials

Florida Talks Google Drive

We’ve created a Google Drive for Florida Talks Grant partners that includes speaker head shots to use in your marketing, a Florida Humanities Poster for in-person events, and the required funding acknowledgment to read prior to your events.

Go To Google Drive
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