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.
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
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
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