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Rebirth Grant Applications Open April 1 through May 1

Rebirth Grants, an annual LEH program made possible by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the State of Louisiana, support projects and programs that provide access to the humanities for Louisiana residents. Applications for 2024 LEH Rebirth Grants will be open from April 1 through May 1, 2024.

Grant awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. All Rebirth Grant applicants must demonstrate matching cost share in cash or in kind.

Eligible projects include:

  • public humanities programs that involve audience participation and discussion;
  • documentary photography, podcast, and radio projects;
  • humanities-based festivals and exhibition development;
  • digital humanities projects including websites and online documentation of Louisiana history and culture;
  • speaker series;
  • assistance with publication projects;
  • and humanities-based educational initiatives.

Award notifications will be made by June 5, 2024. Eligible projects must include the participation of humanities scholar(s) and must happen between September 1, 2024, and October 31, 2025.

A virtual Q&A session about applying for 2024 Rebirth Grants will be held April 11 at 2 p.m. Register to attend now.

Humanities-based organizations operating within the 64 parishes of Louisiana are eligible to apply. Organizations must be nonprofits with 501(c)(3) status; public-facing organizations operating within accredited institutions of higher learning; state and local government agencies; or state or federally recognized Native American tribal governments in Louisiana. Organizations reaching underserved populations are particularly encouraged to apply.

For more information on Rebirth Grants, including funding guidelines, restrictions, and more, click here or contact Grants Manager Chris Robert at [email protected] or (504) 620-2639 (direct).