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The Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation Grants

Grants to Enhance the Lives of Residents
Primarily in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/22/13

Description:

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Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 will be awarded primarily in Baton Rouge, Louisiana to non-profit organizations and institutions for programs and projects that enhance the lives of residents. The grant areas of interest include: Human Services, Health Care, Education, and Prison Release. Priority is given to programs that positively impact and strengthen those organizations and institutions that address the underlying causes of these problems rather than treating symptoms.

The Foundation is interested in supporting organizations that reflect the diversity of the community they serve in their boards, staff, and program focus.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 131504

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

$10,000 to $50,000; The Foundation will consider awarding 2-3 grants of $100,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

-The organization or its fiscal agent must be tax exempt under Section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code. (A fiscal agent must submit a letter of agreement)

-The program or project must predominately serve the Greater Baton Rouge Region. However funding for certain "statewide" projects may be considered with authorization by Foundation staff prior to application.

Pre-Application Information:

-The Foundation will be accepting online grant applications for the Spring 2013 grant cycle beginning February 1, 2013.

-In lieu of a concept paper, all grants in excess of $30,000 must be reviewed in reasonable detail with any member of the staff by telephone or in person and receive a verbal approval of the grant concept and size prior to submission of the proposal.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation
3636 S. Sherwood Forest Boulevard, Suite 650
Baton Rouge, LA 70816

Telephone: (225) 292-1344
Fax: (225) 292-1589

Dan Bevan- danbevan@hwilson.org
Jan Ross- janross@hwilson.org
Dianne Stephens- distephens@hwilson.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana