Humanities Council Seeks Applications for Community Project Grants

The Florida Humanities Council seeks applications from Florida nonprofit organizations for the planning and implementation of public humanities projects that will benefit state residents.  

Deadline: May 1.

Mini-grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in support of single events, lectures or panel discussions, reading and discussion groups, film series and K-12 classroom resources. Eligible projects must be rooted in one or more of the disciplines of the humanities, partner with experts and engage the public in thoughtful and informed activities that explore humanities topics.

Priority will be given to proposals from organizations with annual budgets of less than $1 million, projects that reach new and/or underserved audiences, and/or projects that build on partnerships between two or more organizations or institutions.

To be eligible, organizations must be recognized as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, be based in Florida, and serve Floridians.

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About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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