LCG Arts and Culture Funding


Arts And Culture External Agencies Funding Program


Current Funding Period: November 1, 2017–October 15, 2018

Application Deadline Thursday, August 31, 2017

This Lafayette Consolidated Government sponsored, Acadiana Center for the Arts administered, Arts and Culture Funding Program is designed to support arts projects and the operations of arts and culture organizations that will significantly enhance the arts and cultural life of the community, while promoting local artists and the arts in Lafayette Parish.

Eligible applicants are non-profit arts and culture organizations based in Lafayette Parish, whose purpose is to develop, promote, encourage and/or present arts and culture to the public. An organization may submit one application for each of the two categories.

1. Operations Grant (range $1,000 to $10,000)

May be used for expenses such as professional salaries, employee benefits, transportation, supplies and materials, telephone, utilities, postage, travel and meetings, rent, equipment/maintenance, and insurance.

2. Project Grant (range $1,000 to $7,500)

For projects to include (but not limited to): performances, exhibits, classes, workshops, technical assistance, and the creation of new art works.

Please keep in mind, this is a competitive program, an application may or may not be funded, dependent on the number of applicants, the amount of award money available and the application score based on the evaluation criteria. The acceptance of an application does not intend to imply that it will be automatically funded.

Please submit your application to the AcA, hand-delivered by 4:30 p.m. no later than Thursday, August 31, 2017.

For more information or to receive assistance with an application prior to submission, please contact: Gwen Richard, Community Development Director, at 337-233-7060 x227 or [email protected]