Grant Opportunities

United States: Submit Applications for Community Grant Program

United States: Submit Applications for Community Grant Program


Deadline: 01-Jul-21

The New Orleans City Council is pleased to launch a call for applications for the City Council/Cox Communications Louisiana’s Community Grant Program to provide grant support to local organizations and projects that contribute to education, technology training, communications, and similar programs benefiting the youth of the City of New Orleans.

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

New funding for Small NGOs to fight Infectious Diseases

Grants for Innovative Projects to improve Humanitarian Response

Call for empowering Social Entrepreneurs that are working to achieve the SDGs

Purpose

The program is intended to foster organizations and projects that demonstrably contribute to education, technology training, communications, and similar programs benefiting the youth of the City of New Orleans.
Organizations and projects that can demonstrate a history of success in the effective and efficient use of resources will be preferred, although start up organizations and first time projects may also be considered for grant funding.
Organizations and projects that meet a greater number of the Council’s overall goals will be given greater emphasis.
Funding Information

The Council receives $140,000 annually from Cox Communications Louisiana, LLC to fund the Program.
Each individual Council member is allocated $20,000 annually.
Council members may aggregate their annual allocations to fund individual projects needing more than $20,000.
Individual applications shall be for amounts of not less than $1,000.
Eligibility Criteria

Open Call for Young Leaders advancing SRHR. Deadline to apply: 15 July 2021

Human Rights Initiative for supporting Women ($20,000 Grants). Deadline to apply: 1 September 2021

Top Dutch Donors that fund internationally to improve livelihoods in communities

One-time Microgrant for NGO Projects that generate Social Impact. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

$15,000-$25,000 Funding for Women and Children living in Extreme Poverty. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Seed Grant for Grassroots Organizations and Women-led Initiatives. Deadline to apply: 31 July 2021

Grants to support NGOs working to end the HIV Epidemic. Deadline to apply: 30 June 2021

Fellows will receive Project and Connect Fund to address Water-related Issues

Apply for Project Funding in areas of Art and Culture (Arab Region)

This Call is offering Seed Money to Research Projects in Africa

Global Humanitarian Initiative seeks applications from anywhere in the world

Unrestricted Grants for improving Health Equity and reducing Health Disparities among Vulnerable Communities

New funding for Small NGOs to fight Infectious Diseases

Grants for Innovative Projects to improve Humanitarian Response

Call for empowering Social Entrepreneurs that are working to achieve the SDGs

Organizations must be 501(c)(3) non-profits.
Organizations must be in good standing with the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office.
Organizations and projects funded under this program must have their permanent location in the Parish of Orleans.
All organizations and projects that can foster the purposes set forth above are eligible for grants.
Organizations shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or disability.
No grants under this program may be paid to any political campaign, political committee or other political related organization or project.
Funding under this program shall be limited to not more than 50% of the organization’s total annual budget or 25% of the annual budget of an organization that is less than a year old. The term “budget” as used herein shall mean the total of direct cash expenditures plus verified in-kind services. In-kind services shall include volunteer time, use of buildings and other facilities, and use of equipment. The value of volunteer time shall be based on the average hourly earnings of all production and non-supervisory workers on private non-farm payrolls (as determined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics) and increased by 12 percent to cover fringe benefits. The use of buildings and other facilities shall be valued at fair market value. Donated equipment shall also be valued at fair market value.
For more information, visit https://council.nola.gov/resources/cox-communications-community-grant-program/

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