The Calcasieu Parish police Jury Grant Program provides a system for funding arts and cultural projects in Calcasieu Parish.

Who is eligible to apply?

Funded annually by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, applicants compete only with other organizations in Calcasieu Parish, so decisions about cultural priorities are made locally

Timeline for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 (Current Grant Cycle)

February 5, 2024

Applications & Guidelines Become Available Online

February 5, 2024
March 15, 2024

Grant Applications Due

Due via email to ericab@artscouncilswla.org

March 15, 2024
March 29, 2024

Grant Panel Review Session

Date subject to change

March 29, 2024
May 1, 2024

Grant Activity Begins

May 1, 2024
April 30, 2025

Grant Activity Ends

April 30, 2025
June 1, 2025

Final Report Deadline

Hard deadline for submitting final reports OR 30 days after project ends, whichever comes first

June 1, 2025



All applicants must be domiciled in Calcasieu Parish.

Eligible organizations may apply for ONE Project Assistance Grant for a specific art project. Grants request is $500 minimum and $5,000 maximum per applicant. 

After the March 15, 2024, deadline, the Arts & Humanities Council receives the application, determines that the applicant and the proposal are eligible for funding, and that the application complies with grant guidelines. A community review panel reflecting the area’s ethnic, demographic, and geographic diversity and the artistic and administrative expertise needed to evaluate applications will then be convened to review the applications. 


Final Reports for Fiscal Year 2024-2025 (Current Grant Cycle)

Timeline for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 (Previous Grant Cycle)

March 3, 2023 – Applications and Guidelines become available online.

April 12, 2023 – Grant Applications due via email by 5 pm.

May 6, 2023 – Grant Panel Review Session at 10 am at Central School (subject to change).

May 1, 2023 – Grant Activity Period Begins.

April 30, 2024 – Grant Activity Ends.

May 1, 2024 Hard Deadline for submitting final reports or 30 days after project ends, whichever comes first.

Final Reports for Fiscal Year 2023-2024 (Previous Grant Cycle)

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