Institutional Advancement

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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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities wins grant to help build John Scott Center

The $250,000 grant will transform the first floor of LEH’s downtown building into an interactive museum and community space.  The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $43.1 million in awards for 218 humanities projects across the country. The grants include the first awards made under NEH’s new Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant program, supporting infrastructure projects at 29 cultural ...

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