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Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits for Operational Support, Advocacy,
and Programming that Benefit Residents in Eligible Communities


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Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF)

Deadline Date:

08/10/22 11:59 PM CT


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Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations for operational support, advocacy, and programming that benefit residents in eligible communities. Priority funding areas include youth development, arts and culture, health, education, and social services. Eligible applicants are those that serve residents in the Greater New Orleans area.

IMPACT will support:

  • General operations
  • Programs
  • Advocacy, including legislative, judicial, or executive advocacy; community organizing; community leadership development; and policy development

Harold W. Newman, Jr. Charitable Trust – Funding for organizations that provide health care assistance to residents of New Orleans whose U.S. adjusted gross income for the preceding tax year, when added to any tax-exempt income and income from a spouse for that same year, is at least $75,000 but not more than $200,000. The health care assistance must be for cancer, heart disease, or Alzheimer’s. 

Kahn-Oppenheim Trust – Funding for the development and/or improvement of public health outreach and education programs to inform people about ways to prevent diseases like asthma, diabetes, heart disease, obesity, HIV/AIDS, and others, insofar as these programs involve physical, nutritional, or dietary regimens. 

Gulf States Eye Surgery Fund – Funding for organizations that defray the expenses of poor or indigent patients requiring or receiving eye surgery, care, or treatment. 

Michael R. Boh Fund – Funding for organizations that help children and their families who have been rejected by the institutions that most children rely on for their development.

For more information about priority areas, see the URL for Full Text (RFP) link below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171700

Estimated Size of Grant:

The average grant size is $20,000; grants may be larger or smaller.

Term of Contract:

Organizations that receive general support IMPACT grants will be eligible to renew their grants for an additional two years.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations that serve the Greater New Orleans region are eligible to apply for funding. Organizations that are not tax-exempt but have a fiscal agent relationship with a 501(c)(3) organization are also eligible.

Nonprofit organizations with a current IMPACT renewal grant are not eligible to apply.

IMPACT will not support:
- Individuals, either through scholarships or other forms of financial assistance
- Special events or conferences
- Programs that require adherence to or conversion to any religious doctrine in order to receive program services
- Capital support/endowments
- Individual public, public charter, or private schools
- Scientific or medical research

Pre-Application Information:

Open Date: 7/13/2022
Due Date: 8/10/2022

GNOF program staff will review all applications and will contact those organizations that are selected for a site visit.

Applicants may only submit one application for the IMPACT program, including special funding categories.

Awards are expected to be announced in November 2022.

Contact Information:

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

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If you have a question, please e-mail your question to (please put “IMPACT Question” in the subject line).

Grant Coverage Areas:

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: Greater New Orleans area

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