Our next date will be on June 4th in New Orleans. Register online here.
Do you have a great business idea that will generate income, and you need just a little seed money to get it started? If so, you may be eligible for our Economic Opportunity Fund. The goal of the EOF grant program is to provide small seed grants (max of $2,500) to small cultural nonprofits, cultural businesses and individual ... read more →
Aimee Smallwood and Zachary Wool spread the word on LCEF’s Creative Funding Tour.
Our CEO Aimee Smallwood will be touring Louisiana to spread the word about two unique funding opportunities. Joined by attorney Zachary Wool of Barrios, Kingsdorf & Casteix, LLP, they will educate Louisiana nonprofits on how they may qualify for the BP settlement. This funding could be transformative for Louisiana’s nonprofit community, as some organizations have ... read more →
LCEF was thrilled to be a part of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) that took place March 16th - 22nd at Gallier Hall. NOEW was a week long showcase event for the New Orleans entrepreneurial ecosystem. The Creative Alliance of New Orleans (CANO), and the Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF), jointly presented 3 panels on creative entrepreneurship: ... read more →
The primary mission of LCEF is to be a catalyst for the development and enhancement of the distinct cultural industries of Louisiana by promoting the economic health and quality of life of our cultural economy workforce. The Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF) was launched as a result of then Lieutenant Governor Mitchell J. Landrieu’s Cultural ... read more →