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Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation Grant

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for Programs that Serve
Shreveport-Bossier City Area Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation

LOI Date:


Deadline Date:

02/05/18 11:59 PM CT


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Grants to Northern Louisiana nonprofits for programs that enhance the quality of life for Shreveport-Bossier City area residents. Letters of intent are due January 5, 2018. First-time applicants and organizations outside the service area should first contact the funding source. Priority will be given to local, small, and innovative programs that will add freedom of action and choice, opportunity, self-betterment, and a climate for change to the lives of the people they serve.

The Foundation's priority is to fund organizations based in, or projects serving the residents of, the Shreveport area, but it may also fund requests from other areas, especially those with the potential to be replicated in the Shreveport area if proven effective.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176511

Estimated Size of Grant:

There are no minimum or maximum funding amounts that an organization may request for funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible organizations:

- Must be a 501c3 tax-exempt organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service;
- Must adhere to Beaird Family Foundation’s nondiscrimination policy; and
- Must have submitted interim/final report forms at the time of LOI submission (if applicable).

Pre-proposal Conference:

After January 16, 2018, invited organizations may sign up for a non-mandatory orientation session.

Pre-Application Information:

If your organization is not based in this area, if your organization is a first-time applicant, or if you have any other questions, please contact our Executive Director, Toya Graham.

- December 1, 2017 to January 5, 2018: LOI form available online and organizations may submit LOI form online
- LOI forms must be submitted by January 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. CT
- January 16, 2018: Organizations notified via email of grant application invitation status; Invited organizations may sign-up for a non-mandatory orientation session
- Jan. 16 to Feb. 5, 2018: Grant applications accepted from invited organizations; Non-mandatory orientation sessions held
- Grant applications must be submitted by February 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. CT
- May 25, 2018: Invited organizations notified via email of grant application decision status

An organization may submit one LOI for the spring 2018 cycle. If the LOI is not approved for the spring 2018 grant cycle, the organization will not be invited to submit a grant application. The next opportunity for LOI submission will be for the spring 2019 grant cycle.

If the LOI is approved for the spring 2018 grant cycle, the organization will be invited to submit a grant application.

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Contact Information:

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

Register and submit the LOI online:

Toya Graham
(318) 221-2823

Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation
330 Marshall Street, Suite 1440
Shreveport, LA 71101

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: Shreveport-Bossier City Area