Good news! Our Colors of the Holidays writing contest is now open! To enter the contest, first fill out the form here, and then click the button below and make a $20 donation to the FWF. Good luck!
Florida Writers Foundation expands and enhances literacy by awarding grants to dedicated organizations around the state. Recent grants have been awarded to: Manatee Literacy Council, to fund literacy tutoring for adult English speakers and speakers for whom English is a second language. Page 15, an Orlando nonprofit, to fund publication of the excellent High School
We are proud to announce the premier issue of the Sunshine State Literacy Spotlight. Through this quarterly newsletter, we will inform partners, supporters, volunteers, and grantees of the impact of our grants, and of community needs. We also want to celebrate our partners’ accomplishments as well as our own. We will share where grants are going, inspire
FWF needs the support of an accountant to serve as our Treasurer. Because we are a small organization run by volunteers with no paid staff, we mostly need to track a few expenses, donations, and grant disbursements. It shouldn’t take a lot of your time but will make a huge difference to us! Please visit the Contact
Choose a holiday and the color/colors you associate with the holiday Write a short story of 1000 or fewer words Or a poem of 40 lines or fewer Deadline for entry: January 1, 2024 Save the date February 16 @ 6:00 PM/Zoom Presentation of Winners PRIZES First Place: $125 Second Place: One Year’s Subscription to
Sadly, Dennis Lee Havlin passed away on July 31, 2023. He was a husband, father, and grandfather, and so much more. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio on April 18, 1941, DL was raised there and Fort Myers. First settling in Lakeland, he developed a love of the outdoors, and bird hunted. After moving to Bokeelia FL,