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. Current and upcoming grant opportunities are further detailed below.
Rebirth Grants support humanities-themed programming and initiatives at nonprofits across Louisiana. Applications are open now.Learn More
Currents discussion programs
Currents is a turnkey program that offers grants to host themed discussion programs centered on timely humanities topics, including voting history and climate change.Learn more
Louisiana Culture Care Fund
The Louisiana Culture Care Fund, supported by the State of Louisiana, provides general operating support for expenses like payroll and benefits, rent, insurance, mortgage, and utilities.Learn more
NEWS & MEDIA
Four Sites Receive Grants to Host “Iron Sharpens Iron” Currents Program
LEH’s popular reading and discussion series, Currents, which includes the book club programs “Who Gets to Vote?” and “Witness to Change,” expands to include a film discussion program on “Iron Sharpens Iron.”Read More
35 Organizations Receive Emergency Planning Grants
Recipients of LEH’s Emergency Planning Grants will be able to use the funds to hire consultants or underwrite staff time to develop, update and implement written emergency plans, and support staff training, such as workshops or other professional development opportunities, directly related to emergency planning.Read More
Emergency Preparedness & Response Workshops This Summer Across Louisiana
This June join the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, the Louisiana Association of Museums, and cultural heritage specialist Rebecca Elder for Culture Ready LA, a series of day-long workshops that will be held across the state on planning for emergencies involving nonprofit cultural organizations.Read More