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.

Louisiana Culture Care Fund

The LEH, thanks to the NEH and the American Rescue Act, is offering general operating support grants for nonprofit humanities-based organizations in Louisiana impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Museum on Main Street

When rural museums are given the resources they need, incredible things can happen. The next Museum on Main Street exhibition, Voices and Votes, is the centerpiece of a statewide initiative by the LEH focusing on civic engagement.

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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.

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NEWS & MEDIA

Louisiana Culture Care Fund will reopen for applications May 21

Following the passage of the American Rescue Act, LEH’s Louisiana Culture Care Fund, a grant program providing operational funding to humanities organizations and other cultural entities, will reopen May 21.

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LEH announces next Museum on Main Street tour

The Smithsonian Institution and LEH have partnered to bring a tour of the Museum on Main Street exhibition “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America” to Louisiana in April 2022. Applications to host the exhibition are open now.

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LEH awards Hurricane Mitigation Grants

In March 2021 LEH, with the support of the NEH and BHP, awarded a total of $68,200 in Hurricane Mitigation Grants to cultural institutions in areas affected by Hurricanes Laura, Delta, and/or Zeta in 2020.

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