Welcome to the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development online grant application system, Louisiana Arts & Culture Grants Online (LACGO).

The arts and culture are an essential and unique part of life in Louisiana to which each citizen has a right. The Louisiana Office of Cultural Development is the catalyst for participation, education, development and promotion of excellence in the arts and culture.

The Louisiana Office of Cultural Development offers grants to artists, nonprofit arts organizations, nonprofit organizations and other types of nonprofit and government entities across the state and in all 64 parishes.

New Users

All LACGO users will create a Profile when they enter the system for the first time. Be prepared to generate your own user name and password that will allow you future access to the system. If you have forgotten your login information, please use the "Remind Me!" button on the Login page. PLEASE DO NOT create a second profile in this system! Click Here to create a new profile.

Once your Profile is complete, go to Current Programs and Applications to start your grant application. Be sure to read the General Funding Policies and the Guidelines for your specific category before filling out your LACGO application form.

Returning Applicants

Log into the LACGO system with your user name and password. If you are unable to log in, please call 225-342-8209 or email dbelanger@crt.la.gov for assistance.

Review the information in your profile. Once your profile is updated, click on Current Program and Applications to find a menu of all grant applications available.

Helpful Hints

LACGO applications and upload features work best with the Mozilla Firefox browser. Click here to download FREE Mozilla Firefox Browser.

We advise that you craft your narrative text responses for grant application questions in a word processor before entering the information into the LACGO text boxes using the character counts for each question. If you choose to compose answers directly in the application form, please remember to SAVE regularly to avoid losing your data.

Questions about the LACGO application? Call our Office of Cultural Development at 225-342-8200 or email dbelanger@crt.la.gov for assistance.