Foundation / Corporation
Center for Louisiana Studies and William G. Pomeroy Foundation
Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations, nonprofit academic institutions, and municipalities for the acquisition of official roadside plaques to mark locations of local cultural significance. Funding is intended to promote cultural tourism and commemorate legends and folklore. Legends and Lore marker grants are fully-funded and cover the entire cost of the marker, pole, and shipping.
Designed to promote the creative cultural expressions of local and regional communities, the program offers organizations throughout the state the opportunity to commemorate their unique heritage through attractive roadside markers.
Folklore is a broad term, but generally applies in one way or another to creative traditions originating in local and regional communities. Because of the geographic focus inherent in a roadside marker program, this program will tend to be anchored in folklore that can somehow be linked to specific locations: A few examples include—
Grant recipients will be responsible for the installation of the marker (and, if required by their local transportation department, for the cost of a breakaway pole).
GrantWatch ID#: 185868
The Pomeroy Foundation covers the costs of manufacturing the marker, the pole, and shipping.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply Online: https://www.grantinterface.com/Home/Logon?urlkey=pomeroy
For questions about the application website, or about the national Legends & Lore Roadside Marker Grant Program, contact Christy at the Pomeroy Foundation: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (315) 913-4060.
For questions specifically about Louisiana Legends and Lore markers contact Assistant Director for Research John Sharp at email@example.com or 337-482-1320.
Center for Louisiana Studies
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
400 E. St. Mary Blvd, Lafayette, LA 70503
337-482-6027 | firstname.lastname@example.org
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