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Community Assistance Fund (CAF)

Grants to Baton Rouge, Louisiana Nonprofits for
Education, Physical Health, and Cultural Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Junior League of Baton Rouge (JLBR)

Deadline Date:

03/22/19 Receipt

Description:

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Grants of up to $2,500 to Louisiana nonprofit organizations in the Baton Rouge area for short-term, specific needs that will enhance the quality of life for local residents. Programs may be in the areas of education, physical health, and cultural development.

The funding source also offers trained “Ready Hands!” volunteers to support your organization by lending a hand to your community event. Ready Hands Applications are reviewed as received.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182674

Estimated Size of Grant:

Fund requests more than $2,500, unless approved by the Junior League of Baton Rouge Board of Directors.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Non-profit agencies with a 501(c)(3) designation in the Baton Rouge area are eligible to apply.

The projects funded represent the League’s commitment to its vision. The requests may not be: (1) related to religious, political or medical research projects; (2) used for travel budgets; (3) used for renovations in buildings not owned or in long term leases; (4) issued to a non-profit for more than 2 consecutive years; (5) issued to an entity receiving funds as an existing Junior League of Baton Rouge project; (6) granted to individuals; or (7) more than $2,500.00 (unless approved by the Junior League of Baton Rouge Board of Directors).

Pre-Application Information:

The 2018-2019 League year grant cycle is the following:

1st CAF Grant Cycle Opens: Monday, July 16, 2018
Closes: Friday, September 28, 2018
Grantees will be notified by Monday, October 22, 2018.

2nd CAF Grant Cycle Opens: Monday, January 7, 2019
Closes: Friday, March 22, 2019
Grantees will be notified by Monday, April 22, 2019.

Ready Hands Applications are reviewed as received.

Application Process for a Community Assistance Fund Grant

Contact Information:

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

Apply online:
https://members.juniorleaguebr.org/?nd=vms_public_form&form_id=11

Ready Hands Online Application:
https://www.juniorleaguebr.org/system/form__35887/

Community Assistance Fund
Junior League of Baton Rouge
9523 Fenway Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809

Email supplemental documents to: caf@juniorleaguebr.org
Phone: 225-924-0298
Fax: 225–927-2547

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: Baton Rouge area