Grant Applications

The 2019-2020 DAF (Decentralized Arts Funding) grant application period is open. The deadline is July 12th at 5pm. Grant award winners will be announced in September.

The Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana grants more than $40,000 annually to artists and art organizations in our 11-parish region through the Louisiana Decentralized Arts Funding Program. Funded by the Louisiana Division of the Arts, our grants are given to deserving artists and art organizations.

Not sure if you or your non-profit are eligible? 2019/2020 Guidelines are here.

All Applications are submitted online.

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, as administered by the Arts Council of Northeast Louisiana. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.


Mini Grant Application

The 2019-2020 Mini Grant application period is open (6/3/19) and will close at 5pm on June 17,2019. Mini Grant Program funds are designed to support costs related to arts programming, including but not limited to public exhibitions, performances, creation of new works, compilation and publication of works of literary merit, and art workshops.
Individuals/organizations residing in Monroe
may receive up to $500.

Application Page

Budget Form-2019Program-FINAL

Budget Form-2019-SAMPLE

Monroe Arts Guide-2019 Program ( narrative is requested in these guidelines)

Eligible expenses include: • Artists fees • Production costs • Supplies • Equipment rental • Other direct costs associated with art programs

Submit forms to: or

Keep in mind, we will need a signed original brought to our office by the deadline! Our office: 2305 North 7th Street. West Monroe, LA 71291

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