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The Louisiana Project Grants (LPG) program is taking the place of the Decentralized Arts Funding (DAF) program, which began in 1995.
LPG is a statewide program, funded by The Louisiana Division of the Arts (LDOA) and administered for Region 4 by The Acadiana Center for the Arts.
The purpose of this program is to cultivate innovative arts projects that have a lasting impact within each region of our state, while developing arts projects that meets local needs.
Louisiana Project Grants provides funding for a wide variety of arts projects and programs with artistic value that meet specific community needs.
To receive assistance prior to the application deadline please call (337) 233-7060, or contact:
Gwen Richard at Gwen@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org
or Anna Kojevnikov at Anna@AcadianaCenterfortheArts.org.
A draft of your application may be submitted for review in advance of the deadline, but no later than Friday, June 17, 2022.
HOW TO SUBMIT DRAFT ONLY: In the web browser you can head to File and then either print to pdf or export it as a pdf.
Acadiana’s Region 4 includes the following parishes:
The following types of entities within Acadiana Region 4 are eligible to apply:
Individuals and organizations lacking a 501(c)(3) federal tax-exempt status must arrange for a nonprofit organization with 501(c)(3) status to serve as a fiscal agent.
FUNDING PERIOD: October 1, 2022 to September 30, 2023
YOU MAY REQUEST: Minimum: $2,500, Maximum: $7,500
CASH MATCH: Applicants must show a minimum of 50% cash match
APPLICATION WORKSHOP: Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 11:30am
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DEADLINE: Online application submission only, no later than 5pm, Friday, July 1, 2022
The Louisiana Division of the Arts receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and is therefore requiring ALL grant applicants to have a Unique Identifier (SAM) in order to apply for a grant opportunity though one of our direct grant programs as well as sub-grant programs. Starting in 2022, all grant applications will have a required field for a Unique Identifier (SAM). Follow this link to a Quick Guide with step by step instructions for obtaining a Unique Identifier (SAM). Feel free to get in touch with LDOA Grants Program Director, Erica Anderson with any questions at email@example.com or (225) 342-8175.