Louisiana Office of Cultural Development 

Welcome! Below you will see all of our current opportunities. 

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**All grants from the Atchafalaya National Heritage Area are reimbursable up to 50 percent of the total cost of the project.**


The Atchafalaya National Heritage Area awards Celebration Grants to initiatives that celebrate the culture, heritage, and natural resources of the area all year long.

Grant Funding Categories

  • Cultural Heritage Events: Funds events within the heritage area that directly relate to culture, ecology and recreation. Eligible projects include annual cultural festivals, wildlife presentations and heritage speaker events.
  • Marketing and Promotion: Funds marketing and promotion efforts for arts and cultural organizations. Eligible projects include printing brochures and Facebook marketing campaign funding.
  • Other Small Projects: Funds smaller projects related to cultural heritage interpretation, natural resource conservation, and recreation improvements. Eligible projects include tour development and conservation workshops.

Important Notes

Application Period: Rolling

Funding Minimum: $250

Funding Maximum: $4,999

Required Match: Yes, 1:1

Louisiana Office of Cultural Development