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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 

Lafourche Parish 



Chennault Aviation & Military Museum 

Ouachita Parish 



East Carroll Parish Library 

East Carroll Parish 



Imperial Calcasieu Museum 




Jefferson Davis Parish Library 

Jefferson Davis 



NUNU Arts and Culture Collective 

St. Landry Parish 



Regional Military Museum Foundation 

Terrebonne Parish 



River Road Historical Society (Destrehan Plantation) 

St. Charles Parish 



Southern Forest Heritage Museum 




Terrebonne Historical and Cultural Society/Southdown Museum 

Terrebonne Parish 



Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation, Inc. 

Lafayette Parish