Grants

Rebirth Grant Webinars

Interested in applying for a grant? The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) is holding two free webinars for individuals and non-profit organizations interested in applying for a Rebirth Grant. The LEH, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, offers grants for public humanities programs, documentary photography and radio projects, digital humanities projects, assistance with publication projects, ...

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LEH Receives Funding for Second Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative

The Federation of State Humanities Councils (FSHC) with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded $34,793 to the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) for “Split Press: Democracy, Race, and Media Outlets in Black and White,” the second LEH project funded under the FSHC’s Democracy and the Informed Citizen initiative.   Split Press will use engaging scholarship to explore the ...

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Smithsonian’s Museums on Main Street to return to Louisiana

LEH accepting applications for 2021–22 Museum on Main Street Water/Ways traveling exhibition  The Smithsonian Institution and the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities have partnered to bring a new tour of the powerful Museum on Main Street exhibition “Water/Ways” to Louisiana. During its first tour in 2018 and 2019, “Water/Ways” provided Louisiana communities a new way to explore the myriad ways water affects residents’ lives.   The exhibition will arrive in Louisiana in May 2021 for a yearlong tour that stops in six ...

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Announcing the 2019 LEH Rebirth Grants awardees 

Through its Rebirth Grants program, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has funded projects that provide access to the humanities to Louisiana residents across the state. In September the LEH received 53 applications for the 2019 Rebirth Grants opportunity. A grants review committee of LEH board members, scholars, and staff selected 17 projects in 13 parishes for a total of $59,048 in ...

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Memories of Hurricane Harvey

The LEH has partnered with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Guilbeau Center for Public History for a 12-parish oral history collection project focused on Hurricane Harvey’s impact on southwest Louisiana. ULL researchers will be set up in the 12 Louisiana parishes declared federal disaster zones following Hurricane Harvey in 2017. At each of these sites, they will collect oral ...

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Senator Bill Cassidy and the LEH Co-Host Humanities Grants Workshops

Senator Bill Cassidy and the LEH invite all to free Humanities Grants Workshops, presented by the National Endowment For Humanities. Meet with representatives from the NEH, LEH, National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to learn more about funding for humanities programs you are already running or looking to start. Representatives from ...

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