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The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), with the support of the State of Louisiana, is offering grant opportunities to support cultural organizations in ongoing efforts to mitigate previous impacts from emergency events and prepare for future threats.

Applications are open now through December 13, 2023, and more information is available here.

Louisiana Culture Care Fund grants provide general operating support designated for operational expenses, including but not limited to staff retention (payroll and benefits), rent, insurance, mortgage, and utilities. Award amounts vary based on annual operating budget of applicant organization.

Applications are currently closed.

Learn more here.

Rebirth Grants are the primary grant program of the LEH and support humanities projects across Louisiana, including public humanities programs with audience participation and discussion, documentary photography and radio projects, digital humanities projects including websites and online documentation of Louisiana history and culture, assistance with publication projects, new and continuing scholarly research about Louisiana, and humanities-based educational initiatives.

Applications are currently closed.

Learn more here.

Sign up for dedicated emails about LEH’s grant opportunities here.

Is your organization interested in applying for a grant? Follow these steps to begin:

Review our FAQ.

Determine which grant program is the best fit for your organization’s goals.

Have your IRS nonprofit determination letter and Unique Entity Identifier on hand before you apply.

Create an account in LEH’s grant management system.

Find an online application tutorial here.

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