This annual grant provides a system for funding arts and cultural projects in Calcasieu parish only. As applicants compete only with other organizations in Calcasieu Parish, decisions about cultural priorities are made locally.
The Calcasieu Parish Police Jury disburses the funds to the Arts Council, which in turn re-grants those dollars to non-profit organizations, organizations or individuals with fiscal agents, or schools in Calcasieu Parish for specific arts projects.
FY 2014-2015 Grant Timeline (Last Grant Cycle):
Monday, March 3, 2014, 5:00PM: Applications must be received by the Arts Council office (not postmarked).
Monday, March 17, 2014, 9:00AM: Grant review panel will be held at Central School.
April 1, 2014: Grant activity period begins.
March 31, 2015: Grant activity Period ends.
April 30, 2015: Hard deadline for final reports.
Fiscal Year 2015-2016 (Current Grant Cycle)
Grant Guidelines: CPPJ FY2015-2016 Guidelines
Project Assistance Application: CPPJ FY 2015-2016 Application
Grant Agreement w/Request for First Payment: Grant Agreement w Request First Payment
Grant Attachments A, B, C: Attachments A, B, & C
Grantee Compliance Check List: Grantee Compliance Check List
Final Report Instructions: Final Report Instructions 2015-2016
Final Report w/Request for Final Payment: Final Report 2015-2016
FY 2015-2016 Grant Timeline (Current Grant Cycle):
February 2, 2015: Application and guidelines become available online.
March 2, 2015: Applications due in Arts Council office by 5pm (not postmarked).
March 23, 2015: Grant panel review session at 9am at Central School.
April 1, 2015: Grant activity period begins.
March 31, 2016: Grant activity period ends.
April 30, 2016: Hard deadline for final reports.
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