Thanks to support, LEH awards more emergency relief grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has awarded emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to another 17 organizations in 8 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 generously provided by The Helis Foundation, the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, and the Josef Sternberg Memorial Foundation.

Initial funding 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.**

To date, the LEH has awarded more than $450,000 in grants to 50 humanities organizations in 19 parishes.

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 Monday, May 18, 2020

Acadiana Center for the Arts

Lafayette Parish

Lafayette, Louisiana

$10,000

 

Amistad Research Center

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$10,000

 

Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana

Allen Parish

Elton, Louisiana

$10,000

 

Efforts of Grace, Inc. (Ashé Cultural Arts Center)

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$12,000

 

Friends of Beauregard Keyes House

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$7,500

 

Foundation for Historical Louisiana

East Baton Rouge Parish

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$7,500

 

Imperial Calcasieu Museum

Calcasieu Parish

Lake Charles, Louisiana

$7,000

 

Louisiana Preservation Alliance

East Baton Rouge Parish

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

$7,500

 

National Food and Beverage Foundation (Southern Food and Beverage Museum)

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$10,000

 

National World War II Museum

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$10,000

 

 

Ogden Museum of Southern Art

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$10,000

 

Prospect New Orleans

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$5,000

 

Shadows on the Teche

Iberia Parish

New Iberia, Louisiana

$10,000

 

Strand Theater of Shreveport

Caddo Parish

Shreveport, Louisiana

$5,000

 

Tennessee Williams Festival

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$7,500

 

The Women’s Exchange (Hermann-Grima + Gallier Historic Houses)

Orleans Parish

New Orleans, Louisiana

$11,000

 

Zigler Art Museum

Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings, Louisiana

$10,000

 

 

 

    Josef Sternberg Memorial Foundation