The purpose of the Lake Charles Partnership Grant Program is to provide funding for arts and cultural projects and organizations in the city of Lake Charles area.

Funded annually by the city of Lake Charles, applicants compete only with other organizations in the city of Lake Charles area, so decisions about cultural priorities are made locally.

***VERY IMPORTANT***  When you are filling in your forms, PLEASE pay attention and DO NOT allow anything to shift to the next page.  EVERYTHING on each page MUST remain on that page.  The Arts Council reserves the right to refuse all applications, along with their copies, should these directions not be followed which means you would have to go back and redo your application and make new copies.  Please be very observant.  ALSO, please use the Grantee Checklist to make sure you have ALL the required documents you need BEFORE you turn in your Grant Application.  We do not want to have to disqualify any applications due to missing documents.

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TIMELINE:  FY 2020-2021 Grant Timeline (NEW Grant Cycle)
December 13, 2019:  Applications and guidelines become available online.

January 17, 2020: Grant applications due in the Arts Council office by 5 pm (not postmarked).
February 05, 2020: Grant panel review session at 10 am at Central School.
April 1, 2020: Grant activity period begins.
March 31, 2021: Grant activity period ends.
May 1, 2021: Hard deadline for submitting final reports or 30 days AFTER project ENDS, whichever comes first.

TIMELINE:  FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 (NEW Grant Cycle)
LCP Grant Guidelines FY2020-2021:  2020-2021 GUIDELINES LCP
Grantee Compliance Check List: Grantee Compliance Check List 

Project Assistance Application: Project Assistance APPLICATION 2020-2021
Organizational Support Application: Organizational Support APPLICATION 2020-2021

Grantee Compliance Checklist:  Grantee Compliance Checklist Form

Grant Agreement: Grant Agreement with Request for First Payment
Grant Attachments: Attachments A, B, & C

Final Report Instructions, Project Assistance: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email
Final Report, Project Assistance: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email
Final Report Instructions, Org Support: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email.
Final Report, Org Support: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email

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TIMELINE:  FY 2019-2020 Grant Timeline (Current Grant Cycle)
December 14, 2018:  Applications and guidelines become available online.

January 18, 2019: Grant applications due in the Arts Council office by 5 pm (not postmarked).
February 13, 2019: Grant panel review session at 10 am at Central School.
April 1, 2019: Grant activity period begins.
March 31, 2020: Grant activity period ends.
May 1, 2020: Hard deadline for submitting final reports or 30 days AFTER project ENDS, whichever comes first.

DOCUMENTS:  FY 2019-2020 (Current Grant Cycle)

Final Report Instructions, Project Assistance: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email
Final Report, Project Assistance: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email
Final Report Instructions, Org Support: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email.
Final Report, Org Support: Please email [email protected] to receive this document via email

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TIMELINE:  FY 2018-2019 Grant Timeline (Past Grant Cycle)
December 15, 2017:  Applications and guidelines become available online.

January 19, 2018: Grant applications due in the Arts Council office by 5 pm (not postmarked).
February 15, 2018: Grant panel review session at 10 am at Central School.
April 1, 2018: Grant activity period begins.
March 31, 2019: Grant activity period ends.
May 3, 2019: Hard deadline for submitting final reports or 30 days AFTER project ENDS, whichever comes first.

DOCUMENTS:  FISCAL YEAR 2018-2019 (Past Grant Cycle)
Final Report Instructions, Project Assistance: Final Report Instructions – Project Assistance
Final Report, Project Assistance: LCP Final Report, Project Assistance 2018-2019
Final Report Instructions, Org Support: Final Report Instructions – Organizational Support
Final Report, Org Support: LCP Final Report, Organizational Support 2018-2019

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FORMS: If you need a document in an older format of Word, call 439-2787

OTHER FORMS:
NEW LCP Acknowledgement Statement: UPDATED Acknowledgement Statement
Mock Final Report Example: MockFinalReportExample

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