May 1
Online application available at

May 9 and May 10
Grant workshops are held in the Waterlife Museum on May 9th and St. Charles Library – Destrehan Branch. Workshops are 11:00 am to 12:00 pm.

July 12
Online Application Deadline Online application forms must be submitted through the online grant system no later than 5PM.

Early August
Applicants emailed list of grant panel dates.

Late August
Grant panels convene to review applications and make funding recommendations.

Sept. 1
Starting September 12th, 2018 applicants may phone to request preliminary funding recommendations and panel comments.

Sept. 11
Decentralized grants recommendations presented to the Arts Council’s Board of Directors for approval.

Sept. 21
Appeals Deadline – Grant funding appeals must be received by the Arts Council by 5:00 p.m.

October 1
Grant award letters are sent to grantees.

Compliance sessions held for grantees. First-time grantees and grant managers must participate in a compliance session before receiving a grant payment.

October 31
Final reports are due or thirty (30) days after the completion of services. Whichever comes first.

Contracts submitted by grantees.