about our grants

Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge administers grants to support arts and cultural programming in 11 parishes.
Through grant-making, we aim to foster the creative capacity and vibrancy of the Capital Region.


Events to come soon!

Additional Grant Opportunities


Performing Arts Readiness Project Grants

The Performing Arts Readiness (PAR) project is now offering grants of up to $7,250 to forty (40) performing arts organizations for the creation of individual institutional emergency preparedness or Continuity of Operations (CoOP) plans.

These grants are a part of the PAR project’s work to raise awareness, increase resources, and provide training that addresses the unique needs of the performing arts industry, development of basic tools to assist with planning and advocacy, and provision of grant opportunities to support network development and institutional preparedness.

Deadlines are July 20 and November 15, 2018



Target Field Trip Grants

The Target Field Trip Grants program provides funds for K-12 field trips in order to give students throughout the country the opportunity to explore more of the world outside the classroom. Grants of up to $700 each will be awarded to educators, teachers, principals, paraprofessionals, and classified staff who are employed by accredited K-12 public, private, or charter schools. (Parents, volunteers, after-school programs, Pre-K groups, and childcare centers are not eligible to apply.) Types of funded trips include art, science, and cultural museum visits; community service and civic projects; career enrichment opportunities; and other events or activities away from the school facility. Funds may be used to cover trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials, and supplies.

Online applications will be accepted between August 1 and September 30, 2018. Visit the Target website to learn more about the program.



national endowment for the arts: our town

The Our Town program supports projects that integrate arts, culture, and design activities into efforts that strengthen communities by advancing local economic, physical, or social outcomes. Visit the NEA website for more details.

Deadline: August 21, 2018



For questions and more information, contact Liz Goad, Grants and Community Development Coordinator – lgoad@artsbr.org or (225) 344-8558 ext. 228.