Grant Opportunities

Applications Open for the Louisiana Project Grants – US

Applications Open for the Louisiana Project Grants – US


Deadline: 31-Aug-21

The Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism is seeking applications for its Louisiana Project Grants to support the arts and competitive, creative projects.

New Call to support Income-Generating Initiatives (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Micro-projects Grants to promote the Social Impact of Sport in Africa. Deadline to apply: 1 Sep 2021

This US-based Foundation will fund small organizations that provide social assistance all around the world. Deadline to apply: 30 Sep 2021

NGO Grants to promote and protect Child Rights. Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Funding for Projects promoting Youth Mental Health & Wellness (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 11 Aug 2021

Support for Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Projects (Europe). Deadline to apply: 30 Nov 2021

Grants for Latin America in the areas of Education, Business, Tourism and Culture. Deadline to apply: 10 Sep 2021

3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Goals

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Stimulate healthy competition in grant proposal submissions
Increase the level of creativity, innovation and awareness of new trends in project development
Encourage professional artists to undertake projects that have meaningful community involvement and collaboration
Leverage additional local and national support for the arts in Louisiana
Priorities

Must be an ART project involving dance, design arts, folklife, literature, media, music, theatre, or visual arts
Must show how the project accounts for the population of the region and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility
Emphasis on Innovation and Artistry D. Risk Taking/Trying something new
Focus on learning as an outcome as well as quantitative outcomes
Cross-parish partnerships between larger, urban organizations and their rural counterparts or vice versa
Projects that have a trajectory to continue to enhance the region beyond the funding period
Cash Match Required

New Call to support Income-Generating Initiatives (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Micro-projects Grants to promote the Social Impact of Sport in Africa. Deadline to apply: 1 Sep 2021

This US-based Foundation will fund small organizations that provide social assistance all around the world. Deadline to apply: 30 Sep 2021

NGO Grants to promote and protect Child Rights. Deadline to apply: 15 Aug 2021

Funding for Projects promoting Youth Mental Health & Wellness (Select Countries). Deadline to apply: 11 Aug 2021

Support for Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Projects (Europe). Deadline to apply: 30 Nov 2021

Grants for Latin America in the areas of Education, Business, Tourism and Culture. Deadline to apply: 10 Sep 2021

3-year Pilot Grant-making Program to assist Small and New NGOs. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

An Opportunity for NGOs engaged in eradicating Child Labour, Forced Labour, and Human Trafficking. Deadline to apply: 15 August 2021

Grants for Researchers working in the Arts, Humanities, or Social Sciences + Fully-funded to the US. Deadline to apply: 1 October 2021

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

A cash match demonstrates community involvement and commitment to the project. For 2021 – 2022, applicants must show a minimum of 50% cash match. For example: If the total grant request is $3,000, the applicant must show at least $1,500 in income from other eligible sources

Applicants may request grant funding within the minimum and maximum amounts allowed as set by each Regional Arts Council below:

Region 1: Arts Council New Orleans
Min: $2,500
Max: $7,500
Region 2: Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
Min: $2,500
Max: $7,500
Region 3: Bayou Regional Arts Council
Min: $2,500
Max: $5,000
Region 4: Acadiana Center for the Arts
Min: $2,500
Max: $7,500
Region 5: Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana
Min: $2,500
Max: $5,000
Region 6: Arts Council of Central Louisiana
Min: $2,500
Max: $5,000
Region 7: Shreveport Regional Arts Council
Min: $2,500
Max: $7,500
Region 8: Northeast Louisiana Arts Council
Min: $2,500
Max: $5,000
Region 9: St. Tammany Parish Government Commission on Cultural Affairs
Min: $2,500
Max: $5,000
Eligibility Criteria

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All applicants must apply in the region in which the organization is domiciled and incorporated.
The official domicile is the organization’s official address registered with the Louisiana Secretary of State and located in the parish indicated on the Certificate of Incorporation. All nonprofit organizations must be in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State and Louisiana Legislative Auditor to be considered eligible.
Louisiana nonprofit tax-exempt organizations registered as nonprofit with the Louisiana Secretary of State, or with 501(c)(3) status with the IRS are eligible. Nonprofit status must be current and in good standing at the time of the application deadline.
Local, parish, or state governmental agencies such as libraries or municipalities are eligible and are not required to submit proof of nonprofit status.
Public or private schools and school boards (each school within a school system is considered a separate entity).
Colleges or universities sponsoring activities (each university department is considered a separate entity) intended for community participation (not academic, credit-producing, or curriculum-oriented projects). Such activities must provide significant access and the probability of significant attendance by the general public.
Organizations or entities who lack the legal status to be an applicant may apply using an eligible nonprofit organization to be a fiscal agent. The fiscal agent assumes legal and financial responsibility for the project.
Individuals may apply for a grant by using an eligible nonprofit organization as a fiscal agent. The project must directly benefit the community and include community participation. The fiscal agent assumes legal and financial responsibility for the project.
For more information, visit Louisiana Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.

For more information, visit https://www.crt.state.la.us/cultural-development/arts/grants/louisiana-project-grants/index

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