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LCG and AcA fund a diversity of local projects and organizations

Posted at 5:46 PM, Nov 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-11-04 18:51:56-04

LAFAYETTE — Acadiana Center for the Arts (AcA) and Lafayette Consolidated Government (LCG) says they have approved funding for four project grants and eight operating grants in Lafayette, totaling $17,366.

Every year since 1988, AcA has administered this program, soliciting proposals from local nonprofit organizations and recommending available funding for projects and organizations through an independent panel of local experts.

LCG sets the amount of funding available during its annual budgeting process.

Funded projects in this round include:

  • Southern Screen Festival in November
  • Black History Month
  • Pride Month programming by Citè des Arts
  • Culture Days at Vermilionville
  • return of Window Wonderland, brought to you by Basin Arts

Additional grants for general operating support have been awarded to:

  • Asociacion Cultural
  • Latino-Acadiana
  • Basin Arts
  • Children’s Museum of Acadiana
  • Louisiana Folk Roots
  • Louisiana Crafts Guild
  • Southern Screen
  • Performing Arts Serving Acadiana
  • Vermilionville Living History Museum Foundation

They say the Arts and Culture Funding Program supports arts projects and the operations of arts and culture organizations that will significantly enhance the arts and cultural life of the community, while promoting local artists and the arts in the City of Lafayette.

AcA Executive Director Samuel Oliver said, “We congratulate all of the recipients of this grant round and thank the Lafayette City Council for their continued support of arts and cultural organizations in the City of Lafayette.”

Find out more about funding and artist opportunities on AcA’s website at

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