DAF provides a system for a funding arts organizations and cultural projects in partnerships with Regional Arts Councils throughout the state. 

Who Can Apply:

  • Louisana nonprofit tax-exempt organizations registered as nonprofit with the Louisiana Secretary of State.
  • Organizations with 501(c)(3) status with the IRS.
  • Local, parish or state governmental agencies such as libraries or municipalities
  • Public or private schools and school boards, colleges or universities sponsoring activities intended for community participation.
  • Individuals may apply for a Project Assistance grant by using an eligible nonprofit organization as a fiscal agent.

How to Apply: 

Grant applications are submitted online through the statewide online grant application system, www.mygovernmentonline.org.

Grant Calendar:  

  • July 12, 2019 - application deadline. 
  • August and September of 2019 - grant review panles will be held in each region throughout the state. 
  • September, 2019 - award notification will be sent out. 
  • October 1, 2019 - grant period begins. 
  • September 30, 2020 - end of grant period.

 Complete Grant Guidelines

Please contact your Regional Arts Council with any questions.

Region 1
Arts Council of New Orleans
1307 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. #100
New Orleans, LA 70113
(504) 523-1465

Heidi Schmalbach, Executive Director
Joycelyn Reynolds, Community Development Coordinator
joycelyn@artsneworleans.org

Parishes:
Jefferson
Orleans
Plaquemines

Region 2
Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge
427 Laurel Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
(225) 344-8558
(225) 344-7777 FAX

Renee Chatelain, CEO
Monica Pearce, Community Development Coordinator
mpearce@arts.br.org

Parishes:
Ascension
East Baton Rouge
East Feliciana
Iberville
Livingston
Pointe Coupee
St. Helena
Tangipahoa
Washington
West Baton Rouge
West Feliciana

Region 3 
Bayou Regional Arts Council 
7910 Park Ave.
Houma, LA 70364

Jeremy Breaux, Executive Director
bayouarts@gmail.com

Parishes:
Assumption
Lafourche
St. Charles
St. John
St. James
Terrebonne

Region 4
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 West Vermilion Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
(337) 233-7060
(337) 233-7062 FAX

Samuel Oliver, Executive Director
Gwen Richard, Community Development Coordinator
gwen@acadianacenterforthearts.org

Parishes:
Acadia
Evangeline
Iberia
Lafayette
St. Landry
St. Martin
St. Mary
Vermillion

Region 5
Arts & Humanities Council of Southwest Louisiana
P. O. Box 1437
Lake Charles, LA 70602
(337) 439-2787
(337) 439-8009 FAX

Ashli Waldrep, Executive Director
Robin Abshire, Community Development Coordinator
robina@artscouncilswla.org

Parishes:
Allen
Beauregard
Calcasieu
Cameron
Jefferson Davis

Region 6
Arts Council of Central Louisiana
1101 4th St., Ste. 201
Alexandria, LA 71301
(318) 443-4718
(318) 484-4499 FAX

Matt Henry, Executive Director
Joshua Fontenot, Community Development Coordinator
josh@louisiana-arts.org

Parishes:
Avoyelles
Catahoula
Concordia
Grant
LaSalle
Rapides
Vernon
Winn

Region 7
Shreveport Regional Arts Council
801 Crockett St.
Shreveport, LA 71101
(318) 673-6500
(318) 673-6515 FAX

Pam Atchison, Executive Director
Madison Poche, Community Development Coordinator
madison@shrevearts.org

Parishes:
Bienville
Bossier
Caddo
Claiborne
DeSoto
Lincoln
Natchitoches
Red River
Sabine
Webster

Region 8
Northeast Louisiana Arts Council
2305 North 7th Street
West Monroe, LA 71291
(318) 396-9520
(318) 396-6837 FAX

Barry Stevens, President and CEO
Victoria Smith, Community Development Coordinator
victoria@nelaarts.org

Parishes:
Caldwell
East Carroll
Franklin
Jackson
Madison
Morehouse
Ouachita
Richland
Tensas
Union
West Carroll
Region 9
St. Tammany Parish Government Commission on Cultural Affairs
P. O. Box 628
Covington, LA 70434
(985) 898-5243
(985) 898-2798 FAX

Christie Eastman, Community Development Coordinator
cseastman@stpgov.org
Parishes:
St. Bernard
St. Tammany

 

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