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Jan
24

Cocktails & Conversation Reception and Dinner

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Coral Gables, FL

Oh, Florida! How America's Weirdest State Influences the Rest of the Country | Cocktails & Conversations sponsored by JPMorgan Chase & Co. 

As Floridians, we’re used to seeing our weird and wonderful state in the national spotlight. Hear from Craig Pittman, award-winning journalist and bestselling author of Oh Florida!, on what makes Florida unlike any other state in the nation, including an historical look at some of the Sunshine State's weirdest stories, how Florida’s leaders influence national trends and ways we can incorporate lessons from these stories to better our work.

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Creative Placemaking to Help Communities Thrive

Publication date: 
02/2016

A number of arts and non-arts funders have recognized the power of arts and culture to help tackle community development challenges and opportunities. In this session we’ll gain some insights into what is being learned from a national effort to develop tools and methods to better understand how, and under what conditions, the integration of arts and culture into comprehensive community development can contribute to economic, social, physical and cultural changes that generate greater opportunity for people in low-income neighborhoods.

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The Community Foundation for Northeast Florida celebrates 25 years, $1 million in grants through Art Ventures

Publication date: 
12/2015

Launched after the National Endowment for the Arts offered the Community Foundation a $200,000 challenge grant, which the foundation matched with $400,000, Art Ventures now has an endowment of $1.1 million and has awarded more than $1 million in grants. The foundation is celebrating 25 years of making grants to artists and small arts organizations. Aside from the financial benefits, artists say the awards act as a catalyst for professional progress and personal focus.

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New community-based grant program led by Arts Council of Hillsborough County

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05/15/2018

Many project-based grants given to arts organizations tend to be in centralized community hubs radiating from the downtown area, but what about the folks living on the outer edges of the county that might not have access to these programs?

Starting with the current Cultural Development Grants as a guideline, the Arts Council of Hillsborough County’s (ACHC) has pulled together a smaller sister program called the Community Arts Impact Grants (CAIG), which aim to bring the arts to underserved communities across Hillsborough County.

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Jeff Klinkenberg's fourth collection is another Florida treasure

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04/26/2018

He is the winner of the Florida Humanities Council 2018 Florida Lifetime Achievement Award for Writing; a two-time winner of the Paul Hansell Distinguished Journalism Award, the highest honor given by the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors; and a recipient of a 2018 Florida Folk Heritage Award.

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