LEH awards Hurricane Mitigation Grants
In March 2021 the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities and BHP, awarded Hurricane Mitigation Grants for cultural institutions in areas affected by Hurricanes Laura, Delta, and/or Zeta in 2020.
This competitive regrant process was open to cultural institutions and libraries in all 64 parishes. A total of $68,200 was awarded to 12 organizations in 11 parishes. Grants in Calcasieu, East Carroll, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette, Ouachita, Rapides, St. Charles, St. Landry, and Vermilion Parishes were made possible by the NEH; grants in Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes were made possible by BHP.
Additional information on Hurricane Mitigation Grants, including eligibility guidelines, can be found here.
Acadian Heritage and Culture Foundation, Inc.
Bayou Country Children’s Museum
Chennault Aviation & Military Museum
East Carroll Parish
Jefferson Davis Parish Library
NUNU Arts and Culture Collective
St. Landry Parish
Regional Military Museum Foundation
River Road Historical Society (Destrehan Plantation)
St. Charles Parish
Southern Forest Heritage Museum
Terrebonne Historical and Cultural Society/Southdown Museum
Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation, Inc.