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 open now through May 31.
Emergency Planning Grants will support the creation, updating, and implementation of written emergency plans. Applications for this grant stream are currently closed.
Applications for Emergency Recovery Grants are currently closed.
Currents is a turnkey book club program that offers libraries and other community-based nonprofits grants to host themed reading and discussion programs centered on timely humanities topics, including voting history and climate change.
Applications are now closed. Learn more 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 now closed for the 2023 grants.
Is your organization interested in applying for a grant? Follow these steps to begin:
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LEH is now accepting public nominations for the 2024 Humanities Awards, an annual program honoring Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of the state’s culture and history.Read More
Be a part of the celebration! The Helis Foundation John Scott Center is marking our first full year of being open to the public this month with unique programs throughout September. See the full schedule below, and be sure to mark your calendars!Read More
Join the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities in welcoming Louisiana’s newest poet laureate, Alison Pelegrin, at her inaugural reading in the post on October 4, 2023.Read More