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Exciting Reopening News from UWF Historic Trust

From the desk of Wendi Davis, Visitor Experience Manager of UWF Historic Trust We now have a date for our Phase I reopening. On Saturday, May 16 we will reopen the T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum and the Pensacola Museum of Art only. The safety of our visitors and staff is the utmost importance to us; therefore, we will […]

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Webinar Alert: Crisis Engagement: 12 Tasks to Sustain Donors in Turbulent Times

On Friday, May 8, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. ET, join the Florida Department of Cultural Affairs as they present Social Prosperity Partners‘ founder Matt Lehrman for his popular webinar presentation Crisis Engagement: 12 Tasks to Sustain Donors in Turbulent Times. This webinar was originally scheduled for Thursday, May 7, but has been moved. Those that were registered […]

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Florida Humanities CARES Goes Live

Florida Humanities CARES is now live. This grant process was created to allocate funding to humanities nonprofits across the state of Florida that have been impacted by the coronavirus. The objective is to grant $850,000 to agencies in need of general operating expenses. Organizations with a budget of less than $1 million are eligible to […]

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A Special Announcement from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

**News provided by The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs** A Special Announcement from the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs While it is Florida’s intent to request all of its funds ($602,800) as recently allocated pursuant to the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Public Law 116-136), we are not yet able to formalize our […]

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Poetry Contest: Calling all “quarantined” high school students!

**News provided by Florida Humanities Council** Poetry often serves as a source of inspiration during challenging times, whether poets are trying to understand moments like the horrors of war or personal tragedies. Florida Humanities is encouraging high school students across the state to creatively capture their experiences through the prism of poetry. We want you […]

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UWF Historic Trust creates virtual reality museum tours amid closures

Click to see full story Museums in Pensacola have shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, you’re still able to tour them — just virtually. University of West Florida Historic Trust staff has put together virtual tours for its newest T. T. Wentworth, Jr. Florida State Museum 3rd floor exhibit, Lessons In Ink, and […]

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Florida Div of Cultural Affairs: CO-FIT Impact Tracker; Americans for the Arts Resource and Response Center

**News Shared by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs** CO-FIT Financial Impact Tracker Use our new Impact Tracker spreadsheet to document and track detailed information and data about financial impacts and setbacks experienced by your organization. Click here to download.  AFTA Resource & Response Center Americans for the Arts established an online Resource and Response Center in order […]

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National Endowment for the Arts Announces CARES Act Funding Support Guidelines

**NEWS Shared by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs** This morning, the National Endowment for the Arts announced guidelines to distribute funding to nonprofit arts organizations from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to preserve jobs and help support organizations forced to close operations due to the spread of COVID-19. With the […]

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Florida Humanities Grant Funding Available: Apply Today!

Florida Humanities invites nonprofit partners across the Sunshine State to apply for funding to support vital (and virtual!) humanities programming. Community Project Grants Deadline: April 15 at 12:00 pm (noon) Nonprofit organizations and local municipalities can apply for up to $5,000 to support their vital public humanities programming, including the development of virtual resources to engage […]

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ACE Cancels 7th Annual Foo Foo Festival Due to COVID-19

ACE Cancels 7th Annual Foo Foo Festival Slated for Fall 2020 Pensacola’s 12-Day Coastal Cultural Celebration Will Resume November 4 – 15, 2021 IMPORTANT NOTE: This cancelation applies to primary Foo Foo Fest grant-funded events only. A number of events are added each year, and placed under our marketing umbrella as “Friends of Foo.” However, whether these […]

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