Community Project Grants 

  • Deadlines: April 1, July 1, and October 1, 2014 at 12pm (EST)
  • Amount: up to $5,000
  • Notification: within four weeks after the deadline
  • Award period: 12 months from award notification. All proposed public programs may not occur sooner than 6 to 8 weeks from the award notification date.

Community Project Grants provide financial support for the planning and implementation of public humanities programs and resources that meet the needs and interests of local communities.  Projects may include lecture series and panel discussions, reading and discussion groups, film series, oral history projects, exhibitions, and the development of cultural resources that complement public programming. 

All projects must:

  • be rooted in one or more of the disciplines of the humanities
  • enlist the participation of humanities scholars and/or experts in the project’s planning and execution, and
  • engage the public in thoughtful and informed activities that explore humanities topics, especially those related to Florida or of interest to Floridians

Special consideration may be given to the following:

  • proposals from organizations with annual budgets of less than $1 million 
  • projects that reach new and/or underserved audiences 
  • projects that build on partnerships between two or more organizations or institutions 

Eligibility and Application Guidelines


Before beginning the application process, all applicants must review the “Common Questions” section of the FHC website for general eligibility guidelines and grant requirements.  All applicants must also download the current “Application Guide” below before beginning the application process.  The Application Guide contains important information about how to create an on-line user account and what information will be requested in the application process.

2014 Community Project Grants Application Guide | download

Upcoming Deadlines:

Community Project Grants
April 1
July 1
October 1

Amount: Up to $5,000