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 National Endowment for the Humanities and the federal CARES Act.  

**Please note,  applications for the Louisiana Culture Care Fund are now closed.**

The grants are available to 501(c)(3) non-profit cultural organizations in Louisiana with a strong humanities focus, such as museums, historic sites and archives, as well as the state’s diverse array of humanities-focused media, festivals and more. For more information about the program, click here.

Louisiana Culture Care Fund Grants Recipients 

Awarded Friday, May 13, 2020

 

Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana 

Calcasieu Parish 

Lake Charles, Louisiana 

$5,000 

 

Association for Preservation of Historic Natchitoches 

Natchitoches Parish 

Natchitoches, Louisiana 

$10,000 

 

Chennault Aviation and Military Museum 

Ouachita Parish 

Monroe, Louisiana 

$10,000 

 

HARK 

Caddo Parish 

Rodessa, Louisiana 

$3,000 

 

Imperial Calcasieu Mardi Gras Museum 

Calcasieu Parish 

Lake Charles, Louisiana 

$3,000 

 

Louisiana Art and Science Museum 
East Baton Rouge Parish 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana  

$15,000 

 

New Orleans Pharmacy Museum 

Orleans Parish 

New Orleans, Louisiana 

$7,000 

 

One Book, One New Orleans 

Orleans Parish 

New Orleans, Louisiana 

$2,240 

 

Regional Military Museum Foundation 

Terrebonne Parish 

Houma, Louisiana 

$5,000 

 

Save Our Cemeteries 

Orleans Parish 

New Orleans, Louisiana 

$10,000 

 

Southern Forest Heritage Museum 

Rapides Parish 

Longleaf, Louisiana 

$8,000 

 

West Baton Rouge Historical Association/West Baton Rouge Museum 

West Baton Rouge Parish 

Port Allen, Louisiana 

$15,000 

 

Whitney Institute/Whitney Plantation 

St. John the Baptist Parish 

Wallace, Louisiana 

$20,000 

 

WWNO Public Radio/Public Radio Inc. 

Orleans and Baton Rouge Parishes 

New Orleans and Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

$10,000 

 

Disclaimer: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed by organizations receiving funds do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.