WIPLA Fast Facts
WIPLA has awarded $8,519 in grants to North Louisiana creative professionals since incorporating in 2014.
80% of WIPLA's operating budget has been dedicated to direct artist support.
To date, WIPLA has awarded grants to eight creative professionals. Five have successfully completed their projects, and three are on schedule for completion in 2016.
WIPLA has hosted five FREE business development workshops attended by 60+ creative professionals from six parishes.
WIPLA accepts NO government funding. 100% of our financial support comes from private donors, foundations and friends of the arts throughout North Louisiana.
Our January 30 "Sell Your Art Today!" workshop, hosted by artist/sales professional Joey Corsentino, was a huge success!
How can I support North Louisiana's cultural economy?
1. Click here.
2. Scroll through our award-winning creative professionals
and learn about their amazing projects.
3. Click the "Donate" button at the bottom of the page.
Some projects have been 100% funded; others have not. You can designate your donation to one or more unfunded projects by noting the artist(s) name(s) in the Paypal message field.
You will receive a written acknowledgement of your donation within 7 days.
WIPLA is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.
All donations are 100% tax-deductible.
Our Creative Marketplace provides work samples and contact information for design, performing arts, music, entertainment, literary arts and humanities, visual arts, and culinary arts professionals in North Louisiana.
Buyers: Find and hire a creative professional from your community!
Cultural Workers: Market your creative work to buyers and collectors throughout North Louisiana!
WIPLA never charges a referral fee or a commission on work generated via the Creative Marketplace.