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Legacy Giving:
Make a commitment to Florida's future through a planned gift to the Florida Humanities Council. Please contact Brenda Clark at 727-873-2009 or
Upcoming Deadlines
August 1
Mini-grants - up to $5,000 
August 5
Museum on Main Street -up to $5,000
August 15
Prime Time - up to $10,000
September 1
Florida Stories - $5,000
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Issue: July 2016
Your haikus astound
We give honors all around
State talent abounds 
We have winners! Voters cast more than 760 online ballots to select three top entries in our Hurricane Haiku contest. Did your favorite win? Take a look at the results - and while you're at it, enjoy a larger sampling of the more than 350 haiku entries. Thanks to all for sharing your perceptions, experiences, and insights about Florida hurricane season - in poetry.  Contest results.  

What distinctive Florida communities
would you like to explore?
We're taking a survey: Tell us about the Florida places you would recommend for our next cultural heritage tours. Our excursions delve into the real Florida not seen by the casual tourist. Tell us here.
High Springs features underwater cave exhibit
Don't miss "WaterWays" at the High Springs Museum, now through Aug. 27. We are touring this multimedia Smithsonian exhibit to six Florida cities. High Springs has added a colorful underwater cave "experience" to tell the story of its nearby springs. For more events here and around the state, see our  Events Calendar.
Calling all Florida educators
We want your input: What topics would you like to explore in our future Teaching Florida workshops? K-12 teachers, college instructors, museum and park service educators, we want to hear from you! Please take this brief survey and share it with colleagues.  Survey.
Our thanks go to United Arts
We greatly appreciate the $2,500 donation from United Arts supporting our fall Telling Orlando performances, featuring Orlando veterans sharing their stories on stage.