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. You can find some examples of this work below. To find out what is currently being offered, click Apply Now.
Currents discussion programs
Currents is a turnkey program that offers grants to support the hosting of 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
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of Louisiana, has awarded 29 Rebirth Grants totaling $119,232 to nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations in 14 parishes.Read More
LEH, with support from the State of Louisiana, is offering grant opportunities to support cultural nonprofit organizations in ongoing efforts to mitigate previous impacts from emergency events and prepare for future threats. The grant application will open on November 1, 2023.Read More
With support from the State of Louisiana, LEH has awarded four Strategic Partnership grants, in the amount of $8,000 each, to organizations producing high-impact humanities programming.Read More