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GPOA Foundation Grants

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits in Orleans and
Jefferson Parishes to Benefit Children and Youth

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Foundation / Corporation

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Grants ranging from $4,000 to $40,000 to Louisiana nonprofits in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes for programs and projects that benefit children and youth. Funding will be considered for programs that focus on strong families, academic success, expanded horizons, and vocational training. Operational costs of programs, including staff and materials, are also eligible for funding.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179607

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

Typically, grants range from $4,000 to $40,000, with the average grant award between $10,000 and $15,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit organizations that serve children or youth in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes are eligible.

Not funded:

- Programs which are not focused on children in Orleans and Jefferson Parishes
- Building or renovation expenses and equipment are rarely funded
- Sponsorship of special events
- Individual scholarships
- Programs that take place out of state

Pre-Application Information:

Applicants must first submit a one-page Concept Paper. Download and complete the one-page concept paper form and mail by the following deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1.

Grant Decision Dates are: May 31, August 31, November 31, February 28

Applicants may be invited to submit a full proposal. If a full proposal is invited, download and complete the Proposal Form and Instructions.

More Information:

Contact Information:

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

Please mail all documents via U.S. Postal Service only to:

GPOA Foundation
P.O. Box 158
Mandeville, LA 70470-0158


GPOA Foundation
1441 Canal Street
Suite 211
New Orleans, LA 70112
Please do not hand deliver or send "signature required."

Staff Contact Information:

Lisa M. Kaichen, Foundation Manager
Phone: 504-895-2361

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: Orleans and Jefferson Parishes