Grants for Artists and Arts Organizations

SRAC equips Artists and Nonprofit Arts Organizations in Northwest Louisiana through Technical Assistance, Training, Grants, and other opportunities.  For questions about Grants available to Artists and Organizations hosting Arts Programs, please contact Madison Poche, madison@shrevearts.org or (318) 673-6500.


Northwest Louisiana: Arts Organization Grants

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Louisiana Decentralized Arts Funding

(DAF) Program

Funding Available

Project Assistance Grants

  • $1,000-$7,500 grants for arts projects and programs that meet community needs

  • For Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, and Individuals with a Fiscal Agent across Northwest Louisiana

Organizational Support Grants

  • Funding for operating expenses, such as salaries, supplies, and utilities

  • For Nonprofit Arts Organizations across Northwest Louisiana

How to Apply

ABOUT: The Louisiana Division of the Arts Decentralized Arts Funding Program provides a system for funding arts and cultural projects in every parish of the state.  Funds are provided to each parish on a per capita basis utilizing the most recent census figures.  As applicants compete only with other organizations in their parish, decisions about cultural priorities are made locally.

GRANT YEAR: Programs take place between October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020

DEADLINE: June 28, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. via website

GUIDELINES & INSTRUCTIONS

FINAL REPORTS: Prior Year Applicants, please complete Final Reports on MyGovernmentOnline.org.


 Shreveport: Arts Organization Grants

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Shreveport ReGrant

Program

Funding Available

Project Assistance Grants

  • $1,000-$5,000 grants for arts projects and programs that meet community needs

  • For Nonprofit Organizations, Public Institutions, and Individuals with a Fiscal Agent in Shreveport

Operating Support Grants

  • Funding for expenses, such as salaries, supplies, and utilities

  • For Nonprofit Arts Organizations in Shreveport

How to Apply

ABOUT: Organizations must be domiciled in the City of Shreveport and for the primary benefit of Shreveport residents.

GRANT YEAR: All program elements must take place between September 1, 2019 - August 30, 2020

DEADLINE: June 28, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. via email

GUIDELINES & APPLICATIONS:

 FINAL REPORTS: Prior Year Applicants, please complete Final Report and email to madison@shrevearts.org.


Shreveport: Artist Grants

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Shreveport Artist Grants

Mini-Grants ($1,000)

  • For Shreveport Artists to produce, present, promote, or support the Arts to serve the community

  • Due June 28, 2019

  • Click here for Guidelines and Application

Travel Grants ($1,000)

  • For Shreveport Artists invited to professional events outside of Northwest Louisiana

  • Revolving Deadline: Due 45 days before travel

  • Click here for Guidelines and Application

Artist Call Entry Fee Reimbursements ($100)

  • For Juried Roster Artists across Northwest Louisiana applying to Artist Calls outside of the region

  • Revolving Deadline: Due 30 days after Entry Fee is submitted

  • Click here for Guidelines and Application

Artist Fellowships ($2,500)

  • Awards and enables Shreveport’s artists of exceptional talent the opportunity to pursue their artistic goals

  • May be awarded in disciplines of Dance, Literature, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, or Multi-Disciplinary

  • Will be due in August 2019

More details are available in this Artist Grants Presentation Slide Show.