Foundation / Corporation
Ella West Freeman Foundation
Grants to New Orleans area, Louisiana organizations for programs and capital projects in the areas of community development, civic affairs, the arts, human resources, and education. Applicants must submit summary sheets prior to submitting a full application. Highest priority will go to proposals in the following categories:
- Education with an emphasis on private education
- Arts, both performing and applied
- Community improvement and governmental oversight
- Human service organizations with an emphasis on capital projects for established agencies
Priority is also given to funding for specific projects or programs incorporating well-defined objectives and timetables and promising broad public benefits.
Please note that capital projects are considered for organizations with strong records of community service. They must demonstrate true need for the proposed facility and they must also provide a credible fund-raising plan as well as demonstrate the capacity to maintain the building and facilities once they are in place.
Sustaining grants to organizations are given a lower priority.
GrantWatch ID#: 177908
Grants are usually given for a period of time not exceeding two years. Longer term projects will usually require evaluation for further funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit the Stage 1 application online:
Ella West Freeman Foundation
c/o Crescent Capital Consulting
1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1350
New Orleans, LA 70163
Toni Myers - Foundation Administrator
USA: Louisiana: The Greater New Orleans area
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