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LEH announces second round of emergency grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has awarded emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to another 14 organizations in 10 parishes. See the full list below. The Louisiana Culture Care Fund is a new grant program providing emergency relief funding to humanities organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Funding for the grants listed below was provided by the ...

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The Helis Foundation Partners with LEH to support the Louisiana Culture Care Fund

The Helis Foundation has joined forces with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to help protect New Orleans’ critical cultural institutions and organizations by contributing a major gift to the LEH’s Louisiana Culture Care Fund. The fund provides emergency relief grants to humanities organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, with awards ranging between $3,000 and $20,000 and designated for operational ...

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First Eleven Sites Receive Emergency Relief Grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has awarded the first emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to eleven organizations in nine parishes. See the full list below. The Louisiana Culture Care Fund is a new grant program providing emergency relief funding to humanities organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With initial funding provided by the National Endowment ...

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LEH Launches Louisiana Culture Care Fund

In an effort to help protect Louisiana’s critical cultural institutions, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has launched the Louisiana Culture Care Fund, a new grant program providing emergency relief funding to humanities organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. With funds provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act, awards will range between $3,000 and ...

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Update: Bright Lights Awards Dinner postponed

To help fight against the spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Bright Lights Awards Dinner. Please know this decision was not made lightly, and we are working hard to determine a new date as quickly as possible. During times of crisis the humanities play an important role in the effort to keep the public ...

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Introducing Louisiana Musical Legends

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is proud to announce a new initiative developing and showcasing new and engaging tools for teaching core curriculum concepts through the lens of Louisiana’s culture. “Aunt Dorothy’s Teacher Toolkits” are made possible through the generous support of Dorothy Hanna, who as a retired schoolteacher herself knows the value of top-notch materials for the classroom. ...

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