Lagniappe - August 2021

Volunteer Louisiana Announces 2021-2022 AmeriCorps State Grants

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser and Volunteer Louisiana are pleased to announce $4,609,221 in grant funding through the federal agency AmeriCorps for the 2021-2022 service year. The grants will support 16 AmeriCorps State Programs,…

Angola Prison Rodeo Cancelled

  BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Due to the recent statewide surge in COVID-19 cases, and out of an abundance of caution and for the health and safety of staff and prisoners, the Angola Prison Fall Rodeo has been…

Historic Preservation Grants Totaling More Than $450,000 Awarded

BATON ROUGE, La (press release) – Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Office of Cultural Development’s Division of Historic Preservation and Division of Archaeology awarded a total $458,669 in Historic Preservation Fund grants for fiscal year 2021-2022 to support…