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.
CREATIVE NATIVE ARTIST OF THE WEEK
Meet our next Creative Native Artist of the Week, Luba Zygarewicz. Luba is a mixed media artist, culture bearer, and educator living in Mandeville, LA.
This Creative Native Partnership is sponsored by the Junior League of Greater Covington's Community Assistance Grant Program.
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.
Applications are accepetd annually for projects taking place between October 1st and September 30th.
The FY22 applicaiton period has closed. To learn more about the program see the FY22 Resources below. Guidleines for FY23 will be release in Spring 2022.
FY22 Louisiana Project Grant Guidelines
FY 22 Workshop Presentation
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
*****NEW MEETING DAY/TIME - 2ND TUESDAY AT 5PM*****
August 10, 2021 at 5pm
September 14, 2021 at 5pm
October 12, 2021 at 5pm - Special Location
November 9, 2021 at 5pm
No December Meeting
January 11, 2022 at 5pm
HURRICANE IDA RESOURCES
Northshore Community Foundation - Hurricane Ida Emergency Relief Fund
Restore St. Tammany
FEMA Government and Non-Profit Assistance
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
Louisiana Economic Development Hurricane Resources
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.
LA COVID-19 Arts Impact Survey
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance
LA Workforce Commission: COVID-19 Response
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center SBA Disaster Loan & CARES Act Webinars
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.