Thank you for your interest in LCAC and PAC Arts Mini-Grants. These grants only support arts related projects. Before filling out an application please take a few minutes to read our Vision, Mission, Goals, and Objectives. The more closely your grant request fits our vision and mission, and meets grant goals and objectives, the more likely your project will be funded.
CARES Grant for Artists and Arts OrganizationsThe Lafayette Arts & Cultural Resources Department will be distributing $200,000 in grant money from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to Lafayette-based artists and arts organizations through an online application process.
Individual Artist Application
Public Art Grant - 2021
The Lafayette Public Art Grant is designed to support projects that will exist in the public space either permanently or temporarily. One may apply as an individual or as a group or organization for this grant. This is a competitive grant, projects ranging from $1,000-$1,500 are preferred, first time applicants are encouraged to apply. Grant application deadline is Feb. 1, 2021.
Arts in Community - 2021 - Application opens Tuesday, January 5
LCAC invites applications from Lafayette artists and cultural arts organizations and groups. Artists and cultural arts groups outside of Lafayette are also welcome to apply for any event(s) that would be held in Lafayette. This is a competitive grant, awards are usually $2,000 or less. Grant application deadline is March 1, 2021. Projects must occur between Jan. 1, 2021 and Dec.15, 2021
Arts in Education - 2020-2021 - Application deadline has passed
LCAC works to develop Lafayette as a creative district with a unique cultural arts identity founded on the city's rich history and progressing into the contemporary cultural climate.
To promote, nurture, and celebrate the visual, performing, and language arts in Lafayette by connecting artists, building partnerships, and enhancing and supporting diversity.
We do this by:
Providing Resources; Building Capacity; Creating Infrastructure; and Promoting Programming
Goal 1: To support and develop new community capacity for high quality arts and cultural programming.
Goal 2: To increase public infrastructure that enhances the cultural arts identity for Lafayette.
Goal 3: Promote arts and cultural programming to benefit Lafayette citizens and to attract external audience participation to drive visitors and improve livability within the City.
Objective 1: Grow the funding available from the Lafayette Cultural Arts Commission (LCAC) to support local cultural arts efforts.
Objective 2: Build the capacity of local arts, education and cultural organizations to provide quality activities, events, and programming in Lafayette.
Objective 3: Improve infrastructure and enhance cultural arts identity by utilizing both permanent and temporary public art installations.