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.
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. 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. Applications are open now.Learn more
Rebirth Grants support humanities-themed programming and initiatives at nonprofits across Louisiana. Applications open April 1.Learn More
NEWS & MEDIA
Two Grant Opportunities Supporting Humanities Organizations Available this Spring
Two grant opportunities from the LEH this spring will provide support for Louisiana cultural organizations. Applications for grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund, which provides funds for operational expenses, will open March 13, and applications for Rebirth Grants, providing funding for humanities-based programming, will open April 1.Read More
New Grant Opportunity Supporting Emergency Planning for Cultural Organizations
LEH, with the support of the State of Louisiana, is offering $5,000 grants to humanities-based organizations for the creation, updating and implementation of written emergency plans. Applications open January 16.Read More
Grants available to humanities nonprofits for Ida recovery
LEH, with the support of the state of Louisiana, is offering grant opportunities to non-profit organizations for ongoing disaster recovery from Hurricane Ida. Grant amounts range from $1,000–$10,000, and applications are open now to organizations in the 25 parishes declared federal disaster areas.Read More