Funding for the Festival is made possible through a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Since the Festival’s inception, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has provided vital support to our organization, facilitating the Festival’s literary program, and assuring essential funding for panel discussions. LEH celebrates the many cultures of Louisiana and shares the Festival’s goals of promoting literacy and cultural curiosity