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  • FY2010-11 - Louisiana Division of the Arts Grant Recipients

     

  • FY2009-10 - Artist Fellowship Awards

     

  • FY2009-10 - Louisiana Division of the Arts Grant Recipients





    FY2010-11 - Louisiana Division of the Arts Grant Recipients

    ProgramCategoryApplicant
    Sub-Applicant
    CityGrant AmountSummary
    Stabilization
    Institution
    The NOCCA InstituteNew Orleans$22,500To support operations and a diverse array of programs that provide access to excellence in the arts for students, faculty, and the general public.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, IncNew Orleans$22,500To support stabilizing and providing funding for artists participating in our programming and to leverage additional funding for our artistic programming,
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Ballet AssociationNew Orleans$22,500To support strengthening NOBA's infrastructure during the 2010-2011 season of performance, education and outreach programming, which will make a significant impact on diverse young people and adults, as well as the local and state economy.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Friends of WWOZNew Orleans$18,000To support WWOZ's ongoing operations, and will enable us to continue the diverse programming and community outreach initiatives to which we are committed.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana Art & Science MuseumBaton Rouge$18,000To support the Louisiana Art and Science Museum's ongoing operations, providing art exhibitions and arts programming for general audiences and students.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana Philharmonic OrchestraNew Orleans$18,000To support the programs, services and outreach efforts offered by the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra during the 2010-2011 season.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Opera AssociationNew Orleans$18,000To support the operations of New Orleans Opera Association's 2010-11 season, which consists of four main stage operatic productions and ongoing educational activities and adult outreach programming.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Contemporary Arts CenterNew Orleans$18,000Grant funds will support the CAC's ongoing diverse, multidisciplinary arts programming and education, including special exhibitions and performances for the CAC's 35th Birthday.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Museum of ArtNew Orleans$18,000To support general operations which will be used to sustain diverse areas of programming, outreach, staffing and operations in order to help fulfill our mission.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Tipitina's FoundationNew Orleans$13,500To support general operations and the youth music education programs of Tipitina's foundation.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    National Performance NetworkNew Orleans$13,500To support NPN's New Orleans' programs, strengthening the local arts ecology and improving NPN's infrastructure.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Ogden Museum of Southern ArtNew Orleans$13,500To support funding programs and salaries that will allow the Museum to further develop its mission to advance the culture of the American South and meet the needs of its constituency.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Young Audiences of LouisianaNew Orleans$7,500To support expanding its SMART afterschool program to include a high quality string curriculum that will be offered in partnership with "Little Kids Rock" whose CD will be an attachment.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana ArtWorksNew Orleans$13,500General operating support for Lousiiana Artworks.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Red River Film SocietyShreveport$13,500To support presenting the best in independent, international and classic films while acting as a resource for filmmaking and education.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana Symphony AssociationBaton Rouge$13,500To support audience development (outreach and marketing initiatives), significantly contributing to the fiscal stability of the BRSO, enabling it to carry out its mission with continued efficacy.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Jazz OrchestraNew Orleans$13,500To support addressing the cultural and musical needs of the city through supporting the NOJO.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    D. Manship Theater Complex Holding IncBaton Rouge$13,500To support the Manship Theatre during this transformative year as it propels into being the leader in presenting and producing high-quality artists and programming and providing economically accessible arts experiences for the Baton Rouge area.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Red River Revel Arts FestivalShreveport$13,500Grant funds will be used to off-set expenses associated with the production of the Red River Revel Arts Festival to be held on the riverfront in downtown Shreveport, October 2-9, 2010
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    KID smARTNew Orleans$6,000To support core arts integration initiatives; artist residencies in New Orleans pulic elementary schools and intensive professional development workshops/experiences to increase arts integration skills in classroom teachers across the curriculum.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Tennessee Williams/ New Orleans Literary FestivalNew Orleans$8,000To support the mission of the TW/NOLF in bringing broad-base artistic and literary programming to a diverse audience as we celebrate our 25th anniversary and honor the centennial birthday of our namesake playwright.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Louisiana Crafts GuildLafayette$8,000To support strengthening the LCG and its statewide juried membership, by supporting continued growth in creation, presentation, preservation and education of the fine crafts industry as an essential economic partner in Louisiana's Cultural Economy.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Southern RepNew Orleans$6,000To support enhance the ability to support new work and grow its arts education activities, through expansion of infrastructure (education and development staff), and deepening the production resources.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Swine Palace ProductionsBaton Rouge$6,000To support Swine Palace, Baton Rouge's only professional Equity theatre company, in its ability to provide citizens of the Capitol region with full-scale main stage productions that employ both local and guest artists.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Louisiana Folk RootsLafayette$6,000To support Louisiana Folk Roots' efforts to promote, preserve and perpetuate our state's artistic and cultural expressions (with an emphasis on Cajun and Creole traditions) through experiential learning and infrastructure-building programs.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Twin City Art FoundationMonroe$6,000To support visual art exhibitions, educational opportunities for all ages and collections management for the Masur Museum of Art.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Shreveport Symphony OrchestraShreveport$6,000To support the rebuilding and stabilization of the Shreveport Symphony and its programs.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Little Theatre of ShreveportShreveport$6,000To support Little Theatre of Shreveport's general operating expenses toward its mission to create, educate and present quality live theatre for the general public.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Le Petit Theatre du Vieux CarreNew Orleans$6,000To support general and operation expenses of the organization to assure fulfillment of its long-term artistic mission, to create and nourish artist of the future.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Twin City Ballet CompanyMonroe$6,000To support continual efforts of TCBC to provide quality dance instruction to area dancers and to provide diverse, cultural performance for the community, including art enthusiasts and underserved individuals.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Junebug ProductionsNew Orleans$5,000To support general operating costs so that we might continue to offer quality performing arts education to people of all ages and backgrounds here in New Orleans.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Shreveport OperaShreveport$5,000Shreveport Opera will produce three main stage productions, Don Giovanni, The Fantasticks, The Mary Jacobs Smith Singer of the Year Competition and Shreveport Opera Xpress educational performances in the 2010 - 2011 season.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Baton Rouge Little TheaterBaton Rouge$5,000To support furthering our mission of providing the residents of the Greater Baton Rouge Community the opportunity to participate in quality live theatre as an audience member, actor or production worker.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Lake Charles SymphonyLake Charles$5,000To support the productions of four concerts of the 2010-2011 classical season, with the majority of the funds being used to compensate the professional musicians who are the Lake Charles Symphony Orchestra.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Performing Arts Society of AcadianaLafayette$5,000To support developing, stabilizing and maintaining the Performing Arts Society of Acadiana. PASA's mission is to provide local access to great performing arts in performance, educational and outreach settings.
    Special InitiativesLouisiana Partnership for the ArtsBaton Rouge$40,000To support the growth of Louisiana's cultural economy-including nonprofit cultural organizations, cultural for-profit businesses, and artists through networking and professional development opportunities. Grant funds will also allow the LPA to serve.
    Special InitiativesLouisiana Cultural Economy FoundationNew Orleans$30,000To support the growth/capacity of our cultural economy and those who work to create it by providing professional development, technical assistance, funding opportunities, & information resources for cultural economy nonprofits, businesses & individuals.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Shreveport Regional Arts CouncilShreveport$50,879To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Shreveport area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts Council of Greater Baton RougeBaton Rouge$48,335To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Baton Rouge area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts Council of New OrleansNew Orleans$43,671To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the New Orleans area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Acadiana Center for the Arts, Inc.Lafayette$31,799To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Lafayette area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    St. Tammany Parish GovernmentCovington$15,143To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for St. Tammany area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts Council of Central LouisianaAlexandria$12,619To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Alexandria.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Northeast Louisiana Arts CouncilMonroe$10,096To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Monroe area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts & Humanities Council of SWLALake Charles$10,000To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Lake Charles area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Bossier Arts CouncilBossier City$10,000To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Bossier City area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Houma Regional Arts CouncilHouma$10,000To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Houma area.
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    FY2009-10 Artist Fellowship Awards
    CategoryApplicantCityGrant Amount
    DanceLeonard Augustus Jr.Baton Rouge$5,000
    FolklifeSammie WilliamsNew Orleans$5,000
    LiteratureJacob BlevinsLake Charles$5,000
    MediaKevin H. JonesNew Orleans$5,000
    MusicDennette Derby-McDermottNatchitoches$5,000
    TheatreJeff BeckerNew Orleans$5,000
    Visual ArtsLee DeigaardNew Orleans$5,000
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    FY2009-10 - Louisiana Division of the Arts Grant Recipients
    ProgramCategoryApplicant
    Sub-Applicant
    CityGrant AmountSummary
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Gabriel BeaversBaton Rouge$ 3,000presenting a bassoon recital at the 2009 International Double Reed Society Conference in Birmingham, England.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Coco Marie BrownBreaux Bridge$ 2,700purchasing tools, equipment and materials that will enable me to continue my passion for creating, educating and promoting the wonderful experience that is fine craft.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    O'Neil De NouxCovington$ 2,942To support writing an epic historical novel and love story about two Creole families during the lead-up to the Battle of New Orleans, climaxing at the battle and aftermath.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Keith E. FelderDenham Springs$ 2,670purchasing materials to build a swamp, marsh, lumberman pirogue and river skiff for use as samples for movie rental, exhibits, shows and lease.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Michèle HudelotLafayette$ 988documenting my artwork by purchasing a camera, lighting equipment and continuing education classes in processing photographs.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Zachary GodshallLafayette$ 3,000assisting in the self-release of my new documentary God's Architects.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Chan Kiat LimLafayette$ 3,000producing a CD of Contemporary American Music which will serve as a vital promotional tool for me to competitively seek performing opportunities; endorse my efforts as an artist to bring new interpretations to performers, educators and students; showcase
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Stephanie PattonLafayette$ 2,281buying a Nikon D90 digital camera, lens and a light kit in order to increase the scale of my photographic artwork and to document my work professionally.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Charles E. RichardLafayette$ 2,987expanding my range of abilities and enhancing my career through technical instruction in editing at the Maine Media College, studying with other working filmmakers.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Troy Anthony DugasLafayette$ 3,000seeking assistance to replenish used materials, continue hiring a studio assistant and deliver artwork to Atlanta.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Brian GuidryLoreauville$ 887utilizing a local business who carries Valspar 100% Acrylic paint and custom color matching in conjunction with Guerra Paint & Pigment's "Pigment Dispersions" for the production of 20 gallons of high quality painting medium at a incredibly low cost.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Cliff TresnerMonroe$ 2,760a professional presentation of life drawings including archival matting and framing and exhibition of the framed work.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Paul J. ForsythNatchitoches$ 2,123travel to the World Saxophone Congress XV in Bangkok, Thailand to perform the International Premiere of Sonata for alto saxophone by Richard Rose.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Rob FlorenceNew Orleans$ 3,000co-composing a score to a play-with-music I am writing entitled "Holy Wars" about Andre Cailloux, the nation's first African-American Civil War hero, and Father Claude Maister, the antebellum priest in the Antebellum/Civil War/Reconstruction Era New Orle
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Kettye VoltzNew Orleans$ 3,000funding to further my professional goals as a choreographer by having a professional quality show reel video and a promotional website created that promotes my past work and experiences to find commercial choreography opportunities.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Nick SlieNew Orleans$ 2,550travel expenses to represent the State of LA and the Network of Ensemble Theaters at a conference of international performance practitioners in Wroclaw, Poland from July 2-14, 2009.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Andrea GastelumNew Orleans$ 3,000 
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Paul TroyanoNew Orleans$ 2,900enlarging my work space from the current 230 sq ft to 450 sq ft of usable work/studio space - allowing the opportunity to work on several pieces at a time and the shelter to finish larger pieces inside.
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Nicole EidenNew Orleans$ 2,352After creating two award winning 30 minutes films, my career requires me to expand from a local to the national film network; by further developing my web design and Photoshop skills and by participating in workshops sponsored by the funding and distribut
    Artist Services
    Career Advancement
    Marc TaylorSunset$ 824To procure funds to purchase tools to better improve my fiddle making and fiddle repair abilities.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    JPPSS Special Education DepartmentHarvey$ 2,895To support students at four middle schools to learn the impact that African rhythms had on music and dance in the Americas, particularly Brazil, Cuba and New Orleans.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    Whistle StopLake Charles$ 11,250Funds will be used to bring Dancing Classrooms to fifth graders in public schools.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    Ogden Museum of Southern ArtNew Orleans$ 9,750financing Ogden Artists and Sense of Place residencies in 4 public schools, 2 in Jefferson Parish and 2 in Orleans Parish with large numbers of underserved children.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    ArtSpot Productions, IncNew Orleans$ 11,250expanding ArtSpot Production iROC program at McMain High School in the 2009-10 school year.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    New Orleans Ballet AssociationNew Orleans$ 12,750In Motion Partner Schools Program (IM) in-school curriculum-based dance residency at Phoebe Hearst Elementary, Lake Forest Charter Elementary and Mary Bethune elementary.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    KID smARTNew Orleans$ 12,750teaching artist activities in N.O. public school classrooms, planned and presented in collaboration with classroom teachers and in support of Louisiana state standards for both arts education and the integration of the arts in to the general curriculum.
    Arts in Education
    Artist-in-Residence
    Shreve Memorial LibraryShreveport$ 11,250engaging filmmaker Patrick Long in an 11 week residency in 2 Title 1 middle schools to provide an authentic opportunity for students to create a new work of art based upon the documentary of the lives of 5 elders who witnessed the Great Depression/New Dea
    Arts in Education
    General Program Support
    South Louisiana Center for the ArtsHouma$ 8,000art education programs, community support activities and outreach that enhance community life for all residents of the area it serves.
    Arts in Education
    General Program Support
    KID smARTNew Orleans$ 13,500Arts integration activities, including Artist in the classroom residencies and the AXIS teacher training initiative, which provide quality direct arts instruction to 3,400 students and facilitate teachers' mastery of the inclusion of arts education in the
    Arts in Education
    Implementation
    East Baton Rouge Parish SchoolBaton Rouge$ 11,217Professional development for 48 elementary administrators and 48 designated Arts Liaison teachers.
    Arts in Education
    Implementation
    Dutchtown High SchoolGeismar$ 8,500bringing a Wordplay Writer-in-Residence program to Dutchtown High School, including in-class creative writing workshops, a spoken word poetry club, student poetry performance programs, and teacher development resources that support student engagement in
    Arts in Education
    Implementation
    Jackson Middle SchoolJackson$ 3,750bringing a Wordplay Writer-in-Residence program to Jackson Middle School, including in-class creative writing workshops, a spoken word poetry club, student poetry performance programs, and teacher development resources that support student engagement in
    Arts in Education
    Implementation
    Louisiana Philharmonic OrchestraNew Orleans$ 9,750its range of education programs, including Early Explorers Concerts, Young People's concerts and the statewide education initiative Musical Louisiana: America's Cultural Heritage.
    Arts in Education
    Implementation
    Centenary College of LouisianaShreveport$ 11,250implementation of the museum's Education through Art Program that teaches core curriculum language and social studies skills through the study of visual arts to students in the elementary grades.
    Arts in Education
    Implementation
    Red River Revel Arts FestivalShreveport$ 9,750To support offsetting expenses associated with the participation of professional performing artists.
    Arts in Education
    Planning
    Louisiana Art & Science MuseumBaton Rouge$ 6,000LASM will contact with a nationally recognized museum educational consultant to plan new school programming for its new Creativity Gallery, a planned 15,000 sq. ft, objects-based, hands-on gallery where creativity will be the overarching theme.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Central Louisiana Arts & HealthcareAlexandria$ 6,000To support adding a part-time visual arts supervisor to our staff.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Performing Arts Society of AcadianaLafayette$ 9,750The creation of a new strategic plan that takes effect 1/1/2010; the development and implementation of a leadership succession plan; the assessment of the impact of our daytime performances for students and board training and development.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    McNeese Banners SeriesLake Charles$ 12,750To support increasing the stability and capacity of the McNeese Banners Cultural Series by providing funding for an Outreach and Educational Coordinator, improving the website, education in graphic design, performing surveys & a small business membership
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    The Children's Museum of Lake CharlesLake Charles$ 9,750Grant funds will be used to procure media advertising and design, including printed and television ads, billboards, brochure placement and newsletter distribution.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Monroe Symphony OrchestraMonroe$ 9,750 
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Twin City Art FoundationMonroe$ 3,663To support a new museum database that would manage membership and collections, and the services of a professional photographer to photograph the works in our collection for the database and our new website.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Contemporary Arts CenterNew Orleans$ 12,750Grant funds will be used to hire a CAC Theater Curator in order to implement strategic plan for successfully presenting ongoing theater programming and complementary education activities at the CAC collaborating with a consortium of for-profit and non-pro
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Louisiana ArtWorksNew Orleans$ 12,750To support the Director of Communications, Events and Donor Development staff position.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    National Performance NetworkNew Orleans$ 12,750To support the implementation of a Multi-Tenant Arts Facility which will serve NPN and 6-8 New Orleans arts organizations in a shared office and rehearsal environment.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Southern RepNew Orleans$ 12,750Implementing initiatives developed within a Strategic Planning process including Building Recognition and Revenue, Improving Infrastructure, Raising Donated Funds and Developing Community Relations.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    CubaNOLA CollectiveNew Orleans$ 6,500Implementing our technology plan including improvements to our basic IT systems and website, and more importantly a shared database with our artist and presenter partners to boost enrollment in our cultural tourism programs and market the activities of
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    Ogden Museum of Southern ArtNew Orleans$ 9,750The expansion of audiences and awareness by continuing to develop a diverse schedule of program and resources for adults through the continuation of a new position, Adult Education Coordinator and establishment of funds to offer honoraria to speakers, art
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    New Orleans Ballet AssociationNew Orleans$ 12,750implementing Phase 1 of a new strategic plan.
    Capacity Building
    Implementation
    New Orleans Opera AssociationNew Orleans$ 11,250The implementation of an audience development initiative designed to attract and retain young professionals to New Orleans Opera Association and to instill in them an interest in opera and the arts.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    Louisiana Art & Science MuseumBaton Rouge$ 12,750LASM in working with Ralph Applebaum and Associates in planning a 15,000 sq. ft, objects-based, hands-on gallery where creativity will be the overarching theme.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette - University Art MuseumLafayette$ 9,750To support a professional non-profit consultant to conduct assessment interviews with university leadership, museum staff and community leadership to identify strategic issues and create a business plan.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    Tsunami Dance, Inc.New Orleans$ 4,550To support hiring a non profit board consultant to expand and strengthen the company's current board of directors.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, IncNew Orleans$ 8,250To support creating an initial plan with goals and objectives, timeline and projected costs to develop permanent physical and web based cultural exhibitions.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    Tennessee Williams/ New Orleans Literary FestivalNew Orleans$ 3,500Providing board governance and fundraising seminars that would help board members implement successful fundraising strategies to raise additional capital for the organization, and work with staff to develop long-range organizational strategies.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    MQVN Community Development Corporation, INCNew Orleans$ 11,250To support hiring consultants to work with us in the planning of the cultural center.
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    KID smARTNew Orleans$ 11,433 
    Capacity Building
    Planning
    Theatre of the Performing ArtsShreveport$ 9,750Contracting two consultants who will work with the Theatre of the Performing Arts of Shreveport to plan the launch of a world-class institute for African Dance in Shreveport.
    Capacity Building
    Service Providers and Incubator
    Louisiana Crafts GuildLafayette$ 12,750Providing access to critical business bundled services; offer business related workshops to all visual artists to increase the state's Cultural Economy artist opportunities; diversification of the Guild's income streams, marketing of the Guild and its mem
    Capacity Building
    Service Providers and Incubator
    Friends of WWOZNew Orleans$ 12,750building a set of internet tools that leverage WWOZ's existing media and community assets, to extend the reach of Louisiana music, benefit Louisiana artist and market Louisiana nationally and internationally.
    Capacity Building
    Service Providers and Incubator
    Friends of A Studio in the WoodsNew Orleans$ 11,250To support the changing landscape artist residency program
    Capacity Building
    Service Providers and Incubator
    Southern RepNew Orleans$ 12,750To support a collaborative effort by five theatre companies to promote and develop the work of local playwrights.
    DecentralizedArts Council of Central LouisianaAlexandria$ 176,136Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedArts Council of Greater Baton RougeBaton Rouge$ 473,002Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedSt. Tammany Parish GovernmentCovington$ 169,617Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedHouma Regional Arts CouncilHouma$ 197,654Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedAcadiana Center for the Arts, Inc.Lafayette$ 335,767Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedArts & Humanities Council of SWLALake Charles$ 169,831Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedArts Council of New OrleansNew Orleans$ 499,200Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedShreveport Regional Arts CouncilShreveport$ 313,555Decentralized Arts Funding
    DecentralizedNortheast Louisiana Arts CouncilWest Monroe$ 180,358Decentralized Arts Funding
    Folklife Initiative Fund
    Fieldwork
    Vernon Parish Tourism CommissionLeesville$ 10,000conducting fieldwork by collecting stories (myths and legends) within the Five Parish West region of Louisiana, which includes the parishes of Allen, Beauregard, DeSoto, Sabine, and Vernon.
    Folklife Initiative Fund
    Fieldwork
    Los Islenos Heritage & Culture SocietyNew Orleans$ 2,500documenting in High Definition Video the traditions of Los Islenos of St. Bernard Parish.
    Folklife Initiative Fund
    Implementation
    University of Louisiana at LafayetteLafayette$ 10,000implementing archival materials into a high quality full-length documentary on a traditional culture's relationship with crawfish as seen through the role of festival in reinforcing cultural identity & through the crawfishing practices in South Louisiana.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts Council of Central LouisianaAlexandria$ 27,472To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 6.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts Council of Greater Baton RougeBaton Rouge$ 105,228To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 2.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Bossier Arts CouncilBossier City$ 17,582To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Bossier City area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    St. Tammany Parish GovernmentCovington$ 32,966To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 1A.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Houma Regional Arts CouncilHouma$ 17,582To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 3.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Acadiana Center for the Arts, Inc.Lafayette$ 69,229To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 4.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts & Humanities Council of SWLALake Charles$ 20,330To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 5.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Arts Council of New OrleansNew Orleans$ 95,075To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 1.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Shreveport Regional Arts CouncilShreveport$ 110,767To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for the Shreveport area.
    Regional Development Agency
    General Operating Support
    Northeast Louisiana Arts CouncilWest Monroe$ 21,978To support the general operating activities of the regional development agency for Region 8.
    Special Initiatives
    AIE Special Projects
    Arts Council of Greater Baton RougeBaton Rouge$ 20,000Poetry Outloud
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Arts Council of Central LouisianaAlexandria$ 30,000contract payments to performing artists slated to perform as part of the Arts Council's 2009-2010 Performing Arts Series.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    The Cotton Country PlayersBastrop$ 22,000sustain gin salaried, hourly or contract positions critical to the organization's artist mission and that are currently in jeopardy of being eliminated
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    St. Tammany Art AssociationCovington$ 28,000providing salary support for the only remaining paid employee of the organization.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    St. Tammany Parish GovernmentCovington$ 19,000the salary for the Arts Coordinator, a position responsible for all arts programming in St. Tammany Parish and with grants administration and technical assistance in St. Tammany and St. Bernard parish
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Cité des ArtsLafayette$ 16,000paying half of the salary of the Operations Manager/Program Director position order to maintain it as a full-time position.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Acadiana Symphony AssociationLafayette$ 30,000the continued employment of the Symphony's well-qualified Marketing Director, who has the responsibility to inform the general public of the cultural and educational activities provided by the ASA, as well as establish and maintain media contacts.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Acadiana Center for the Arts, Inc.Lafayette$ 19,000two key staff positions currently in jeopardy - Artistic Director and Curator of Exhibitions.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Imperial Calcasieu MuseumLake Charles$ 20,000sustaining a staff position critical to the overall function and mission of the Imperial Calcasieu Museum.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Lake Charles SymphonyLake Charles$ 27,000the salary of the Administrative Assistant, one of two staff members who is critically valuable to the day to day operation of the business office of the Lake Charles Symphony
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Strauss Theatre CenterMonroe$ 28,000funding the salary of our Young Troupe Artistic Director allowing growth and enhancement of our educational programming.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    New Orleans Creative Glass InstituteNew Orleans$ 30,000and sustain our position of Studio Manager/Director.
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    KID smARTNew Orleans$ 31,800To support creating a pilot program for the ICI schools in Louisiana
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    The Bayou PlayhouseNew Orleans$ 18,000the salary for critical staff. All staff is contractual personnel; positions salary requested for are necessary for survival of Playhouse including Artistic Director, Managing Director, Technical Director and Sound Designer/Engineer, House Manager/
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    Slidell Art LeagueSlidell$ 30,000preserving the current position of the Executive Director by increasing the number of hours paid to 40 hours per week, (which were reduced to 20 hours per week October 2008) as well as restore the position of gallery assistant at 20 hours per week that wa
    Special Initiatives
    American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
    St. Joseph Arts, IncSt. Joseph$ 12,000restoring the compensation to our contracts conductor of the Saint Joseph Orchestra, whose compensation was cut by 1/2 last September (2008), and to restore compensation to our Music Librarian, cut in September 2008 as well.
    Special Initiatives
    Folklife
    Louisiana Folk RootsLafayette$ 2,500To administer the SAF grant.
    Special Initiatives
    Folklife
    Louisiana Folk RootsLafayette$ 25,000To administer New Populations funds.
    Special Initiatives
    Special Projects
    Louisiana Partnership for the ArtsBaton Rouge$ 45,000the growth of Louisiana's cultural economy-including nonprofit cultural organizations, cultural for-profit businesses and artist through networking and professional development opportunities. Grant funds will also allow the LPA to serve as a partner in se
    Special Initiatives
    Special Projects
    Louisiana ArtWorksNew Orleans$ 5,000visits to local artist' studios as par of the Alliance of Artists Communities, 19th International Conference to be held in New Orleans Nov 11-14, 2009.
    Special Initiatives
    Special Projects
    Louisiana Cultural Economy FoundationNew Orleans$ 38,000the growth and capacity building of Louisiana's cultural economy and those who work to create it by providing professional development, technical assistance, funding opportunities and information resources for cultural economy organizations, businesses
    Special Initiatives
    Special Projects
    Contemporary Arts CenterNew Orleans$ 15,000American Masterpieces
    Special Initiatives
    Special Projects
    Southern Food & Beverage MuseumNew Orleans$ 10,000create a block buster exhibit that explores the relationship between food in Paris, Louisiana and West Africa from 18th century to the present.
    Special Initiatives
    Special Projects
    Northeast Louisiana Arts CouncilWest Monroe$ 30,000the activities of the Louisiana Presenters Network.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    River Oaks Square Arts CenterAlexandria$ 13,000enhancing appreciation and education of contemporary visual arts and fine crafts through quality exhibitions, arts education programming and economical studio space for working artists.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Rapides Symphony OrchestraAlexandria$ 9,000the Rapides Symphony in the production of concerts and educational activities in the 2009-2010 season.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Swine Palace ProductionsBaton Rouge$ 13,000Swine Palace, Baton Rouge's only professional Equity Theatre company, in its ability to provide citizens of the Capital Region with full-scale productions that employ both local and guest artists.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Baton Rouge Little TheaterBaton Rouge$ 13,000to support general operating expenses for the 2009-2010 season.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    D. Manship Theater Complex Holding IncBaton Rouge$ 7,000program presentation and development, and audience development and engagement for Manship Theatre's fifth season.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Festival International de LouisianeLafayette$ 13,000To support the overall organizational mission through the continued development of a world class arts event, thereby creating positive awareness for LA as a whole.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Lake Charles SymphonyLake Charles$ 11,375to support cultural enrichment for the community to promote education in and appreciation of symphonic music to increase community's awareness of the arts and to maintain the Lake Charles Symphony Orchestra.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Twin City Ballet CompanyMonroe$ 5,525general operating support
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Strauss Theatre CenterMonroe$ 14,625to support two months salary for Artistic Director , General Manager, Box Office Manager and Technical Director plus three months of electric bills
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Twin City Art FoundationMonroe$ 13,000visual art exhibitions, educational opportunities for all ages and collections management for the Masur Museum of Art.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Tennessee Williams/ New Orleans Literary FestivalNew Orleans$ 13,000the mission of the TW/NOLF in bringing broad-based literary and artistic programming to a diverse audience.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Southern RepNew Orleans$ 14,625to support Southern Rep's 2009-2010 season
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    North Central Louisiana Arts CouncilRuston$ 13,000the general operations of the North Central Louisiana Arts Council and provide funding for the wages and salaries of NCLAC's employees.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Little Theatre of ShreveportShreveport$ 14,625To support Little Theatre of Shreveport's general operating expenses.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Red River Film SocietyShreveport$ 14,625to support the Robinson Film Center as it moves into its first dedicated facility.
    Stabilization
    Advancement
    Shreveport OperaShreveport$ 11,375to support Shreveport Opera's ability to make the enriching, educational outreach program SOX accessible for youth throughout the state of Louisiana especially to rural and/or underserved communities.
    Stabilization
    Community Impact
    Jeff Davis Arts CouncilJennings$ 4,875To support continuing valuable programs, to promote artist and exhibits and to strengthen infrastructure by increasing salaries for support staff.
    Stabilization
    Community Impact
    New Orleans African American MuseumNew Orleans$ 4,125To support the exhibitions and public programs of the New Orleans African American Museum of Art, History and Culture.
    Stabilization
    Community Impact
    Playaz and Playettes IncShreveport$ 4,125making infrastructure improvements along with addressing marketing and staffing needs.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    Louisiana Folk RootsLafayette$ 9,750Louisiana's Folk Root's efforts to promote, preserve and perpetuate our state's artistic and cultural expressions (with an emphasis on Cajun and Creole traditions) through immersive, hands-on experiential learning and infrastructure-building programs.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    Louisiana Crafts GuildLafayette$ 11,250general operating support
    Stabilization
    Entry
    Monroe Symphony OrchestraMonroe$ 9,750Monroe Symphony Orchestra bringing live symphonic music of high artistic quality for the education and enjoyment of the people of NE Louisiana and the region.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    New Orleans Ballet TheatreNew Orleans$ 8,250the general operating expense for New Orleans Ballet Theatre, which currently allocates approximately 75% of its budget directly to artists' fees and production expenses.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    ArtSpot Productions, IncNew Orleans$ 9,750To support the ongoing operations, programs, community service and stability of ArtSpot Productions, New Orleans most critically acclaimed and socially active multidisciplinary performance company.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    CubaNOLA CollectiveNew Orleans$ 12,750sustaining and strengthening the CubaNOLA Arts Collective's work to explore shared traditions of N.O., LA, Cuba, the Caribbean and Latin America to connect communities, tackle current problems and promote cultural wellness and equity.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    Friends of Barnwell CenterShreveport$ 8,250general operating expenses
    Stabilization
    Entry
    St. Joseph Arts, IncSt. Joseph$ 12,750To support presenting nationally known touring professionals to this rural region of Northeast Louisiana as well as to provide touring opportunities of our own regional artists and those artists within our organization.
    Stabilization
    Entry
    Princess Theatre, Inc.Winnsboro$ 9,750To support maintaining the theatre facility for the purpose of presenting and promoting the arts to enhance cultural, economic and educational growth in our area.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    The Baton Rouge SymphonyBaton Rouge$ 31,200general operating support
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana Art & Science MuseumBaton Rouge$ 15,750LASM's ongoing operations, providing art exhibitions and art programming for general audience and students
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Tipitina's FoundationNew Orleans$ 26,000General Operating Support
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Contemporary Arts CenterNew Orleans$ 31,200general operating support
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Ogden Museum of Southern ArtNew Orleans$ 31,200to support the ongoing operations of the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, highlighting the permanent collections, changing exhibitions, educational programs and publications for a period of two years.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    National Performance NetworkNew Orleans$ 24,750General operating support
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana Philharmonic OrchestraNew Orleans$ 31,200 
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Ballet AssociationNew Orleans$ 15,750NOBA's efforts to continue making a significant impact on the local and state economy as well as the cultural landscape of the City of New Orleans through programming, employment and events.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Louisiana ArtWorksNew Orleans$ 20,250the general operations of the facility for the grant period.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    The NOCCA InstituteNew Orleans$ 20,250seeking two year of funding for operations and programming which provides access to excellence in the arts for students, faculty and the general public.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, IncNew Orleans$ 24,750stabilizing and providing funding for artists participating in our programming and to leverage additional funding for our artistic programming.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    New Orleans Opera AssociationNew Orleans$ 15,750New Orleans Opera's artistic and educational programming.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Shreveport Symphony OrchestraShreveport$ 26,000To support the continued sustainability of the Shreveport Symphony.
    Stabilization
    Institution
    Red River Revel Arts FestivalShreveport$ 26,000to support The Red River Revel Arts Festival in its 34th year.
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