Grants

Louisiana Project Grants (LPG)

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This program provides a system for funding arts projects in all regions of the state by giving artists, nonprofit arts organizations, nonprofit organizations, public and private schools, the opportunity to develop arts projects that meet their local needs.

Application period opens Monday, May 16th, 2022. The deadline to apply is Friday, July 1st, 2022 at 5pm.

The Louisiana Project Grants program (formerly DAF) is administered jointly by the Louisiana Division of the Arts (LDOA) and the regional DAF Administrators. Initiated in 1995, this program provides a system for funding arts organizations and projects in all regions of the state by giving artists, nonprofit arts organizations, nonprofit organizations, public and private schools, and local government agencies in each parish the opportunity to develop and support arts programs that meet their local needs. The purpose of the program is to make the arts accessible to everyone throughout the state.

Louisiana Project Grants are available to organizations in the Arts Council of Central Louisiana Region 6: Avoyelles Parish, Catahoula Parish, Concordia Parish, Grant Parish, LaSalle Parish, Rapides Parish, Vernon Parish, and Winn Parish. Louisiana Project Grants are supported by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.

Louisiana Project Grant (LPG) Guidelines

For questions regarding the Louisiana Project Grant Program including eligibility, please contact us at: info@louisiana-arts.orginfo@louisiana-arts.org

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For LPG/ Stabilization-funded grants:

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The official logos of the Office of Cultural Development/Division of the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and shall appear in close proximity to the name of the Grantee organization in ALL publicity, advertising and programs along with the following statement: “Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council, and as administered by the [insert Regional DAF Administrator Name]. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.”  Additional crediting statements may be added.

*Please note that any grant-related activity/ project that is being promoted to the public must include these logos and acknowledgment statements. This includes any print marketing, social media promotion, flyers, mail-outs, etc. Additionally, all activities promoted by an organization during its entire season must show the above logos if they receive DAF organizational support/ Stabilization funding for that season.

*For activities promoted through radio/ T.V. ads, the following abbreviation is acceptable:

“Supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts.”

*If your organization plans to use this abbreviation, please inform the CDC of the Arts Council, so that he/ she can notify the Division of the Arts that special permission has been granted for this purpose. It is only acceptable to abbreviate this acknowledgment statement for radio and t.v. media. Print marketing must include the full acknowledgment statement and logos.

*Failure to comply with proper logo use and acknowledgment statements will result in possible reduction in grant funding and will affect your organization’s compliance score at the following year’s panel review process.

The Arts Council of Central Louisiana administers other grants to various Parishes within the Central Louisiana Region.

RoyOMartin Foundation Arts Grant

This grant is administered by the Arts Council on behalf of the RoyOMartin Foundation. The RoyOMartin Foundation Arts Grant is available ONLY in Rapides Parish to non-profit arts organizations and artists with a fiscal agent for Project Assistance.

RoyOMartin Foundation Grant FY 2022 - Guidelines

RoyOMartin Foundation Grant FY 2022 - Application

RoyOMartin Foundation Grant FY 2022 - Checklist

FY 2022 APPLICATION DUE DATE: JANUARY 28TH, 2022 - 5PM.

FY 2021 FINAL Report Form DUE DATE: Wednesday, March 30, 2022:

RoyOMartin Foundation Grant FY2021 FINAL Report Form

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For Martin Foundation Arts-funded grants:

Proper Acknowledgment Statements & logos to be used for Martin Arts Funding grantees:

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Sponsored by the Martin Foundation through a grant administered by the Arts Council of Central Louisiana.

THE ARTS COUNCIL OF CENTRAL LOUISIANA CONTINUES TO CLOSELY MONITOR REPORTS REGARDING THE COVID-19 VIRUS (CORONAVIRUS) AND ARE FOLLOWING ALL LOCAL, STATE, AND NATIONAL DIRECTIVES REGARDING EVENTS, FESTIVALS, AND OTHER ARTS HAPPENINGS. PLEASE KNOW THAT THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF OUR COMMUNITY IS AND ALWAYS WILL BE OUR TOP PRIORITY.

Covid-19 Art Resources

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS

INDIVIDUAL ARTISTS

RAUSCHENBERG EMERGENCY GRANT
(Grant for unexpected medical emergency)

VISUAL ARTISTS

THE ADOLPH & ESTHER GOTTLIEB EMERGENCY GRANT
(Interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors)

FOUNDATION FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS COVID-19 RELIEF FUND
(Relief for a canceled performance or exhibition due to COVID-19)

MUSICIANS

EQUAL SOUND CORONA RELIEF FUND
(Relief for musicians with Lost income and Cancelled Gigs)

SWEET RELIEF MUSICIANS FUND
(financial assistance for musicians and music industry workers)

MUSICARES COVID-19 RELIEF FUND
(Relief for musicians with Lost income and Cancelled Gigs)

JAZZ FOUNDATION OF AMERICA MUSICIANS’ EMERGENCY FUND
(Housing assistance, pro bono medical care, disaster relief and direct financial support in times of crisis for musicians)

WRITERS

CARNEGIE FUND FOR AUTHORS
(Writers Fund for emergency assistance for authors (must have published one full-length work)

AUTHORS LEAGUE FUND
(Loans for professional writers and dramatists in financial need)

THE HAVEN FOUNDATION
(EMERGENCY FUNDS FOR WRITERS WITH SERIOUS FINANCIAL DIFFICULTIES)

THE PEN WRITERS FUND
(Emergency fund for professional writers in financial need)

SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY WRITERS OF AMERICA LOANS
(Interest-free loans to members (writers) facing medical expenses)

SUSTAINABLE ARTS FOUNDATION
(Financial support for writers with families)

AMERICAN SOCIETY OF JOURNALISTS & AUTHORS WRITERS EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE FUND
(Financial assistance to established freelance writers who are unable to work due to emergency or crisis)

ARTS ORGANIZATIONS

For more information on the grants we offer, call us at 318-484-4474.

For more info, contact the Arts Council at
318-484-4474
or by e-mailing us at
info@louisiana-arts.org

Arts Council of Central Louisiana
1101 4th Street, Suite 201
Alexandria, LA 71301