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The Resources section is an ongoing collaborative effort at The Actors Fund to provide a one-stop database of services and organizations that meet the unique and essential needs of the arts and entertainment professional. You can use the Category and/or State filter OR use the map above to find all resources by State.

Louisiana's Trends in Film, Music, & Digital Media

The Louisiana film incentives program, enacted in 2002, has created a significant level of film activity in the state. As detailed further in this report, the industry has seen some of the highest statewide film activity employment growth in the country alongside New Mexico. Since 2001 both Louisiana and New Mexico have experienced compound annual employment growth of 23 percent per year. Louisiana now boasts the third highest film concentration ratio of U.S. states behind California and New York.

Significant Growth in Louisiana's Film Indusrty

Louisiana Economic Development (LED) evaluates the current film and music industry trends, the impact of the state's film incentive program and the prospects for moving Louisiana's film and music industries forward.

Job Postings

Louisiana Jobs

Louisiana Jobs contains a job database divided by occupations in Louisiana.


NOLA contains jobs divided by industry, skill, and location in New Orleans

Educational Scholarships

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance

Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance provides a comprehensive list of grants, scholarships, and other types of financial aid available to students attending colleges and universities in Louisiana.

Individual Artists and Small Arts Organizations

Louisiana Division of the Arts

Louisiana Division of the Arts awards fellowships to individual artists in all genres.

Small Business and Entrepreneur

Louisiana Small Business Development Center (LSBDC)

Louisiana Small Business Development Center provides low- or no-cost guidance and training for small business owners and potential owners. The LSBDC serves Louisiana businesses through confidential counseling, group training, and business information resources.

Public Counsel

Public Counsel provides a wide variety of legal services to low-income individuals, nonprofits and small businesses.

SCORE of Baton Rouge

SCORE of Baton Rouge provides professional guidance and information to maximize the success of America's existing and emerging small businesses. Offers seminars as well as one-on-one business counseling.

General Assistance

American Red Cross—Louisiana Capital Area-West

The Louisiana Region of the Red Cross serves the 4.65 million residents in the 64-parish state, while supporting others across the country and around the world.

Angel Flight South Central

Angel Flight South Central is a nonprofit, volunteer-driven organization that arranges free, non-emergency air travel for children and adults with serious medical conditions and other compelling needs.

Citizen Awareness and Disaster Evacuation Guide

The Louisiana State Police website lists statewide evacuation routes and extensive emergency safety information, including a list of radio stations that are a part of the Louisiana Emergency Alert System, and a disaster supply kit list.

Creative Relief

The Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, working with state agencies in Louisiana, Texas, and around the nation, provide response, relief and recovery resources to artists and arts organizations for Hurricane Harvey.

This site has essential information on how to prepare for a disaster, evacuate safely and efficiently, and stay informed throughout the emergency. Information about the Gulf Oil Spill is added daily.

Housing and Shelter Information

This is a list of resources for all kinds of disaster-related housing needs and questions, including lists of available housing for displaced people, information about emergency shelters, rebuilding and mortgage assistance, and pet shelters.