The Local Project Assistance Grant (PAG) supports arts programming that enhances the creative capacity and vibrancy of East Baton Rouge Parish. PAG is funded by the East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President and Metro Council and administered by Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge.
Goals of the program:
To enhance the creative capacity and vibrancy of Baton Rouge
To develop larger and more diverse audiences for arts and cultural programs
To increase opportunities for local artists and/or provide local audiences with access to regional and national artists of note
To close gaps in access to the arts, especially for people with otherwise limited opportunities
To encourage new initiatives and enhance existing programming
ARTS COUNCIL OF GREATER BATON ROUGE ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO LOCAL PROJECT ASSISTANCE GRANTS
The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge is pleased to announce the addition of a new component in its Local Project Assistance Grant. The Community & Diversity Fund will provide additional support for high impact community engagement within the City of Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish including but not limited to engagement activities or initiatives with populations whose opportunities to experience the arts are limited by geography, ethnicity, economics or disability. The applicant may apply for this additional funding within their Project Assistance Grant. Other changes in this grant program include raising the minimum request to $1,000 and maximum request to $10,000. The Community & Diversity Fund will be a set award amount of $2000, in addition to their awarded Project Assistance Grant. Download the full Press Release.