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LEH Distributes General Operating Support to 18 Organizations

LEH has awarded $150,000 in general operating grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to 18 humanities organizations in 13 parishes.

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Looking Back at 2023

In 2023 alone the LEH reached nearly 2.1 million people across every region of our state. Learn more about our year by watching our 2023 wrap-up video.

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Bright Lights 2024 Tickets Available Now

On Tuesday, April 23, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) and Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana Billy Nungesser will join forces for an annual celebration of the brightest lights in Louisiana humanities.

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LEH Distributes $230k in Emergency Mitigation & Preparedness Grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, with support from the State of Louisiana, has distributed $230,000 across 26 grants to cultural nonprofit organizations for emergency mitigation and preparation for future threats. 

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Second Season of Prime Time Podcast Airing Now

The second season of Prime Time’s “Little Voices, Big Ideas” podcast is airing now, with vignettes of each episode airing weekly now in New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Shreveport.

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Tickets Available Now for Bright Lights Awards Dinner

Tickets are available now for LEH’s 2023 Bright Lights Awards Dinner, presented by Entergy. The event is taking place Thursday, May 11, and will recognize our Humanities Awards winners from this year and the last four years, with live music, amazing food, and an incredible silent auction, all at LEH’s historic Turners’ Hall and The Helis Foundation John Scott Center.

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Entergy Charitable Foundation awards grant supporting LEH programs

The Entergy Charitable Foundation has partnered with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to increase access to the humanities in the state. With a grant totaling $52,725, Entergy will support PRIME TIME and 64 Parishes.

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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…

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The Helis Foundation Partners with LEH to support the Louisiana Culture Care Fund

The Helis Foundation has joined forces with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to help protect New Orleans’ critical cultural institutions and organizations by contributing a major gift to the LEH’s Louisiana Culture Care Fund. The fund provides emergency…

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Update: Bright Lights Awards Dinner postponed

To help fight against the spread of COVID-19, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the Bright Lights Awards Dinner. Please know this decision was not made lightly, and we are working hard to determine a new date as quickly as possible. During times of crisis…

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LEH Participates in Amazon Smile

LEH Participates in Amazon Smile. You can support the LEH and shop on Amazon.com at the same time! Just click here, sign in, and shop. The LEH will receive a percentage of your purchase from the AmazonSmile Foundation. Thank you for thinking of the LEH. We appreciate your support.

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Be Part of Louisiana’s Future

Learn how you can support our award-winning programming and cultural programs.

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Give to the LEH Annual Fund and Preserve the Humanities

Celebrate our shared humanity through our shared values and our common loves.

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Give to the LEH Annual Fund and Share the Humanities

Support the humanities this season.

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