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CH-50151-05

Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (New Orleans, LA 70113-1027)
Michael J. Sartisky (Project Director: May 2004 to February 2014)
Miranda Restovic (Project Director: February 2014 to August 2006)
Louisiana Humanities Center at Turners Hall

Purchase and renovation of historic Turners Hall as the new Humanities Center for the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and endowment for expanded humanities programming.

The LEH has launched a three-year,$4.385 million capital campaign for capital projects and programs endowment to enable the LEH to (1) Complete purchase and conversion of the historic Humanities Center at Turners Hall into a state-of-the-art, economically self-sustaining statewide Learning Center, including multi-use auditorium and seminar rooms equipped with the Internet, presentation and compressed video-conferencing technology to train PRIME TIME family literacy participants, Advanced Teacher Institutes (including “Teaching American History” seminars under a $1 million U.S. Dept. of Education grant) and other humanities programs; and (2) Create operating endowment for expanded statewide humanities programing.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Challenge Grants

Division:
Challenge Programs

Totals (matching):
$500,000 (approved)
$500,000 (offered)
$500,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
12/1/2003 – 7/31/2008