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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. **Please note,  applications for the Louisiana Culture Care Fund are now closed.** The fund provides emergency relief grants to humanities organizations impacted by the COVID-19 ...

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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 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 $20,000. ...

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Submit nominations for Humanities Awards now

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is accepting nominations for the 2019 Humanities Awards! Since 1985, the LEH has honored Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the study and understanding of the humanities. Public submissions are sought for the following categories: Lifetime Contributions to the Humanities, Michael P. Smith Documentary Photography, Light Up for Literacy, and Museum Exhibition of ...

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Xavier University of Louisiana to Host Purchased Lives Traveling Exhibition

A panel version of the powerful and poignant exhibition “Purchased Lives: The American Slave Trade from 1808 to 1865” will be hosted by Xavier University of Louisiana beginning Monday, Jan. 21. Developed by The Historic New Orleans Collection, “Purchased Lives” examines one of the most challenging eras of U.S. history. The portable panel display will be on view on the ...

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