Grants

Grants

The LEH supports cultural efforts throughout Louisiana by awarding grants to local cultural organizations and institutions.

These awards fund large- and small-scale humanities public programs, from university events to those sponsored by museums, libraries, cultural centers, and historical societies.

Disaster Mitigation Grants

The LEH is offering grants for disaster mitigation in parishes declared federal disaster areas due to Hurricane Ida and the floods of May 2021. The application opens November 15 and grants will be awarded on a rolling basis until funds are fully expended.

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Witness to Change

“Witness to Change” is a new adult reading and discussion series incorporating history, memoir, and fiction to foster conversations on the beauty of and challenges faced by coastal communities. 

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Rebirth Grants

With the help of this grant, the Iberia African American Historical Society hosted a symposium honoring the 75th anniversary of the 1944 racial incident that led to the loss of all African American doctors in Iberia Parish. 2021 applications have been extended to September 24.

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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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Apply now to host book club series on coastal issues

Applications are open now to host Witness to Change: Conversations on Coastal Impacts, a new adult reading and discussion series developed by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. 

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