Grant Applications

The 2018-2019 grant application period is closed. Grant award winners will be notified 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.

2017-2018 Grant Recipients

Rural Parishes

  • Schepis Museum, Caldwell Parish – $1,210 funding to present Florian Music/Those Were the Days
  • Doorway to Louisiana, East Carroll Parish – $1,193 funding for An Evening with Caesar
  • Princess Theatre, Inc., Franklin Parish – $3,195 funding to produce the summer musical Doctor Doolittle
  • Jackson Parish Museum, Jackson Parish – $2,500 funding for a public concert featuring Caesar
  • Madison Parish Library, Madison Parish – $1,860 funding to present a variety of events including Tributes and Canine Friends
  • Richland Arts Council, Richland Parish – $3,189 funding to present Old Songs and Shelter Pups
  • Saint Joseph Arts, Inc., Tensas Parish – $808 funding to present Caesar
  • Union Museum of History, Union Parish – $3,496 funding to produce Arts for All
  • West Carroll Parish Library, West Carroll Parish – $1,786 funding to present West Carroll Arts

Ouachita Parish

  • The Arts with Passion – $2,464 funding to produce the musical Memphis
  • Biedenharn Museum – $3,850 funding to produce Images of Christ
  • Monroe Symphony Orchestra – $3,797 funding to produce An Unforgettable Valentine Pops with Caesar
  • New Music on the Bayou – $1,839 funding to produce New Music on the Bayou Festival 2018
  • Strauss Youth Academy for the Arts – $3,973 funding to produce the musical Seussical 
  • Twin City Art Foundation (Masur Museum) – $3,450 funding to produce AltEx: Alternative Exhibitions
  • Twin City Ballet Company – $4,278 funding to produce Rudolph/The Nutcracker Act II