With the support the State of Louisiana, we are offering grant opportunities for ongoing disaster recovery in 25 parishes declared federal disaster areas due to impacts from Hurricane Ida. The application will open on November 1, 2022, and grants will be awarded on a rolling basis until funds are fully expended.
Emergency Planning Grants will support the creation, updating, and implementation of written emergency plans. Applications will open January 16, 2023, with award amounts of $5,000 each.
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.
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 will open in spring 2023, with award amounts of $5,000 to $15,000. More information will be announced in early spring.
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.
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LEH, with the support of the State of Louisiana, is offering $5,000 grants to humanities-based organizations for the creation, updating and implementation of written emergency plans. Applications open January 16.Read More
The LEH, authorized by the Governor and State of Louisiana, is seeking nominations for Louisiana’s next Poet Laureate. The public is welcome to submit recommendations now through February 16, 2023.Read More