Our 1st Quarter 2016 newsletter is out!

February 13, 2016


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.


Thank you!


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.







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