Foundation / Corporation
Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation
08/15/20 4:00 PM Central Time
Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations and agencies in eligible locations for projects that improve the quality of life and provide economic opportunities for local residents. Applicants requesting grants for capital needs must contact program staff before submitting a proposal. Eligible organizations must be within the Greater Baton Rouge area and surrounding parishes, including East and West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee.
Types of funding available:
The Foundation's focus areas include human services, health and chronic diseases, the arts, public safety/community development, disasters/community resilience, and the environment. The Foundation funds organizations at all stages of maturity and values projects that are innovative and leverage resources in new ways.
For more information about focus areas, see: http://www.penningtonfamilyfoundation.org/what_we_fund.php
GrantWatch ID#: 171580
Most of the grants awarded range from $15,000 to $30,000 and are usually for specific programs. Grants that range from $5,000 to $10,000 are often considered for annual support for the organization. Grants of more than $50,000 are less common and are typically awarded for capital projects. Grants are available for operating costs, but funding is typically $20,000 or less. The trustees prefer to give operating support to organizations that have ongoing relationships with the foundation.
Most grants are awarded for one year, but organizations may re-apply each year for consecutive funding.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: http://apply.penningtonfamilyfoundation.org/
For questions regarding proposals or technical difficulties with the online grant submission portal, email Rachel Ayn Konick, Program Officer and Grants Manager:
The Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation
P.O. Box 80239
Baton Rouge, LA 70898
USA: Louisiana: Greater Baton Rouge area and the surrounding parishes, including East and West Feliciana and Pointe Coupee
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