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Local Project Assistance Grants (PAG)

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.

KEY DATES:

The 2019-2020 deadline for Project Assistance Grants will be April 15, 2019.

A PAG Grant Workshop will be held February 15th, 1-2:30pm at the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, 427 Laurel Street, 2nd floor.

To view a preview application, please Download the Preview Application and Guidelines here. The online application will be available beginning February 15th.

Application and guidelines for 2019-2020 will be available February 15th.

Managing Your Grant:

Project Assistance Grantees are required to display the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge logo as well as the following credit statement:

This program is made possible in part by a grant from the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, funded by the East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President and Metro Council.

Final Report: Submit your final report using the Final Report Form available for download. Submit completed form and all required attachments to mpearce@artsbr.org 45 days after the completion of your program.

Download Final Report Form

For questions and more information, contact Monica Pearce, Director of Grants Management & Special Projects – mpearce@artsbr.org or (225) 344-8558 xt. 228.