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.

Who Gets to Vote?

“Who Gets to Vote?” is an adult reading and discussion program intended to engage members of the general public in conversations on the history of voting—and efforts to suppress the vote—in the United States. 

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Rebirth Grants

With the help of this grant, the Iberia African American Historical Society hosted a symposium honoring the 75th anniversary of the 1944 racial incident that led to the loss of all African American doctors in Iberia Parish. 2021 applications have been extended to September 24.

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Application Deadline Extended for “Who Gets to Vote?” Series

The application deadline for grants to support hosting the popular reading and discussion series “Who Gets to Vote? Conversations on Voting Rights in America” has been extended to April 13, 2022.

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Disaster Preparedness for Cultural Organizations

Join the LEH and the Louisiana Association of Museums for a two-part workshop series on emergency planning and disaster response for cultural organizations. Workshops will take place April 6 and 7 and May 17 and 19.

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Rebirth Grants New Timeline, Deadline for 2022

To avoid disruptions during hurricane season, the LEH is adjusting its annual Rebirth Grant application timeline, with applications opening April 1 and closing May 31, 2022.

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