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CH-50151-05Challenge Programs: Challenge GrantsLouisiana Endowment for the HumanitiesLouisiana Humanities Center at Turners Hall12/1/2003 - 7/31/2008$500,000.00Miranda Restovic   Louisiana Endowment for the HumanitiesNew OrleansLA70113-1027USA2004Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralChallenge GrantsChallenge Programs05000000500000

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.