Commission on Cultural Affairs
The mission of the St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is to enrich the lives of the citizens of St. Tammany Parish by nurturing, sustaining, and enhancing the arts.
The St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs has many programs and initiatives available to assist arts organizations and non-profit agencies presenting arts programs, so as to foster development of the arts in St. Tammany Parish. We offer programs and initiatives in grants, public art, arts marketing, leadership and organization development, cultural programs, cultural planning and technical assistance.
LOUISIANA PROJECT GRANTS
Louisiana Project Grants (LPG) fund project assistance for community-based arts projects that have meaningful community involvement and collaboration with diversity, equity, and inclusion as a priority. Formerly the Decentralized Arts Fund (DAF), these grants seek to support creativity and innovation throughout Region 9 which consists of St. Tammany and St. Bernard Parish. The application is open NOW! Application deadline is August 31, 2021.
FY22 Louisiana Project Grant Guidelines
CCA will host an informational webinar on Thursday, July 29, 2021 10:00am. CLICK HERE to join.
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CCA Meeting AGENDAS
July 20, 2020
September 2, 2020
September 24, 2020
November 5, 2020
December 3, 2020
January 7, 2021
February 11, 2021
March 11, 2021
April 15, 2021
May 13, 2021
June 17, 2021 - Meeting Cancelled
July 29, 2021
COVID-19 Resources for Artist and Arts Organizations
Make a donation to Creative Relief Northshore to help the artists and arts and culutral oragnizations in their recovery. Through Creative Relief, the Commission on Cultural Affairs will identify artists and arts organizations who have lost or incurred damage as a result of a disaster or emergency. Financial contributions to this effort will provide artists and arts organizations with immediate assistance in their time of need.
Arts Council of Greater BR - Creative Relief Page
GNO Inc. Corona Virus Updates and Resources
Americans for the Arts COVID-19 Resource page
NEA COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations
Artwork COVID-19 Resource Page
Creative Collective – COVID-19 Resource and Info Page
The Blues Foundation Hart Fund
Cerf+ for Individual Artists
CDC Coronavirus Key Facts
CDC Coronavirus Managing Anxiety and Stress
The St. Tammany Commission on Cultural Affairs is an agency of the St. Tammany Parish Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism and is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Office of Cultural Development, Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council. Funding has also been provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, Art Works.