We work for Louisiana’s people.

We champion the humanities to enrich lives and expand opportunities throughout Louisiana.

The humanities are the living, dynamic lens through which we see the world.

The humanities act as a gateway for every person to discover and realize their full potential and connect us to our history, traditions, and the values that define who we are.

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Let’s help make the humanities accessible to all.
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October 26, 2021

LEH home to new mural dedicated to John Scott

Our New Orleans headquarters is home to a new, large-scale mural by local artist Ayo Scott. The mural, which is part of "Unframed" presented by The Helis Foundation, presented by the Arts Council New Orleans, is dedicated to his father, the late artist John Scott and precedes the opening of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center in early 2022.

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October 26, 2021

PRIME TIME brings the humanities to our littlest learners

LEH's various PRIME TIME programs seek to create pathways for life-long learning for every generation, from every walk of life, and in all 64 Louisiana parishes.

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News & Media

LEH Awards More Than $255K in Grants Supporting Humanities Programs Statewide

39 Rebirth Grants and Rebirth Festival Grants have been awarded to organizations statewide in support of humanities programs.

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Apply now for disaster relief funds in response to Hurricane Ida and the May 2021 floods

Humanities organizations affected by Hurricane Ida and/or the May 2021 floods are invited to apply for disaster mitigation grants starting November 15.

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Louisiana Department of Education names PRIME TIME a Family Literacy Support vendor

The Louisiana Department of Education recently added PRIME TIME’s suite of family literacy and engagement programs to their approved list of Family Literacy Support vendors.

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