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.Learn More
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
NEWS & MEDIA
39 Rebirth Grants and Rebirth Festival Grants have been awarded to organizations statewide in support of humanities programs.Read More
Humanities organizations affected by Hurricane Ida and/or the May 2021 floods are invited to apply for disaster mitigation grants starting November 15.Read More
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.Read More