2023 GRANT INFORMATION

All applications and complete details are available at
www.artsandhumanitiesswla.org unless otherwise noted.

Lake Charles Partnership Grant Program

Application Available: January 20, 2023
Deadline to apply: February 10, 2023 at 5 p.m.
Funded by the City of Lake Charles
Administered by the Arts Council of SWLA
Description: This is another opportunity for artists and arts organizations within the city limits of Lake Charles.
Amount: Applicants may apply for up to $3,000 for project assistance for events occurring between April 2021 and March 2022. To qualify, events must be held within Lake Charles city limits. Eligible applicants may also apply for up to $2,000 for organizational support which provides funding for operating expenses of arts organizations, such as salaries and supplies. To qualify, organizations must be domiciled within Lake Charles city limits. Applicants compete only with other organizations and projects within the city limits of Lake Charles, so decisions about cultural priorities are made locally.​
Activity Period: April 1, 2023 - March 31, 2024
Final Report Due: May 1, 2024
Contact: 337-439-2787

Calcasieu Parish Police Jury Arts Funding Grant

*2023 Deadlines have not been released at this time (1/27/2023)
Application Available: February 11, 2022
Deadline to apply: March 4, 2022
Funded by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury
Administered by the Arts Council of SWLA
Description: This program funds fairs, festivals or projects in Calcasieu Parish.
Amount: Minimum request of $500 and a maximum request of $5,000 for a specific arts project.
Activity Period: April 2022 – March 2023
Final Report Due: April 30, 2023
Notes: Bonus points are available which increases the application's panel score.
Contact: Jordan Gribble jordang@artscouncilswla.org, 337-439-2787

Arts/Tourism Partnership Grants (Tourism Marketing Initiative Grant Program)

*2023 Deadlines have not been released at this time (1/27/2023)
Application Available: April 2023
Deadline to apply: May 2023
Funded by the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Convention & Visitors Bureau (Visit Lake Charles)
Administered by the Arts Council of SWLA
Description: To encourage and support marketing initiatives that will attract and retain visitors.  Applicants must be domiciled within Calcasieu parish. Marketing tools only for arts nonprofits in Calcasieu Parish
Amount: Up to $2,000
Activity Period: June 2023 - June 2024
Final Report Due: July 2024
Notes: Bonus points are available which increases the application's panel score.
Contact: Jordan Gribble jordang@artscouncilswla.org, 337-439-2787

Louisiana Office of Tourism Grants

Louisiana Attractions Support Grant – Phase 2
The Louisiana Attractions Support Grant (LASG) Program – Phase 2 provides targeted assistance for existing, Louisiana-based tourism attractions to enhance the visitor experience at the attractions and/or promote and attract visitors to the tourism attractions. Eligible entities are defined in Section IV. of the Application. Recipients of LASG Phase 1 grants are not eligible to apply for LASG Phase 2. Maximum award is $10,000.

Application period closes Thursday, March 9, 2023.
See application
Contact Lindsey Schmitt, lschmitt@crt.La.gov; 225-342-8195.

*Learn more about LOT grants and other valuable resources on the Industry Portal at www.louisianatravel.com/industry