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Did you know?

LEH is the only organization dedicated to bringing the humanities to all 64 parishes, with more than $132 million invested in Louisiana communities.

Your support of the humanities will:

  • Push boundaries and challenge ideas through diverse stories
  • Recognize and award culture bearers
  • Increase literacy and strengthen families
  • Bring programs to underserved and rural areas
  • Make the excitement of poetry come alive
  • Provoke critical thought and deep conversation

How the humanities impact our lives

Help us grow into the best versions of ourselves

Help mold strong minds that can think critically and explore new ideas

Provide comfort in times of crisis and context in times of celebration

Build community and conversation around history

Provide a platform for people to shape our future

Are vital to a functioning and informed democracy


Tickets Available Now for Bright Lights Awards Dinner

Tickets are available now for LEH’s 2023 Bright Lights Awards Dinner, presented by Entergy. The event is taking place Thursday, May 11, and will recognize our Humanities Awards winners from this year and the last four years, with live music, amazing food, and an incredible silent auction, all at LEH’s historic Turners’ Hall and The Helis Foundation John Scott Center.

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Entergy Charitable Foundation awards grant supporting LEH programs

The Entergy Charitable Foundation has partnered with the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities to increase access to the humanities in the state. With a grant totaling $52,725, Entergy will support PRIME TIME and 64 Parishes.

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Thanks to support, LEH awards more emergency relief grants

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has awarded emergency relief grants from the Louisiana Culture Care Fund to another 17 organizations in 8 parishes. See the full list below. The Louisiana Culture Care Fund is a new grant program providing emergency…

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