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The Selley Foundation Grant

Grants to Greater New Orleans, Louisiana
Nonprofits for Arts, Education, and Environment

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Greater New Orleans Foundation - The Selley Foundation

Deadline Date:

07/30/18

Description:

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Grants to Greater New Orleans Area, Louisiana nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of arts, culture, education, and, in certain cases, the environment. This fund places an emphasis on capital projects, but will occasionally consider programmatic requests.

In the area of education, the Fund will support capital items and special programs for higher learning institutions and high schools with a record of excellence. In the arts, the Fund will support organizations that strive for excellence.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 174544

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are made to nonprofits in the Greater New Orleans Area, which includes the Parishes of Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Washington.

In general, Selley does not make grants to support athletics, annual operating funds or budgets, special events, or fundraising benefits.

Pre-Application Information:

Selley will not fund 100 percent of a project.

The first step is to access and complete the Selley LOI.

In the second step, upon review of the Selley LOI, a limited number of applicants will then be invited to submit a full grant application.

An organization must wait 18 months after it has been awarded a Selley grant before applying for another Selley grant. However, organizations that are not invited to submit a full grant application are welcome to reapply during any grantmaking cycle, but are encouraged to contact the Foundation staff about the practicality of a new funding request.

Proposals should be submitted via the online portal no later than the cycle due date.  Selley has two annual grantmaking cycles, one in the spring and one in the fall.

Dates for Spring grantmaking cycle:
-Selley’s online portal opens on January  2
-LOIs are due on or before February 2
-LOIs  are considered by the Selley Trustees in March  
-If an organization is invited to submit a full grant application, the invitation will include procedures and a due date.
-Full applications will be considered at the Selley Trustees’ meeting in May.  

Deadlines for Fall grantmaking cycle:
-Selley’s online portal opens on July 1
-LOIs are due on or before July 30
-LOIs are considered by the Selley Trustees in September  
-If an organization is invited to submit a full grant application, the invitation will include procedures and a due date.
-Full applications will be considered at the Selley Trustees’ meeting in November.  

The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s technology partner, Foundant, has created a brief tutorial for applicants:
https://www.foundant.com/tutorials/

More information about grantmaking opportunities may be found here:
http://www.gnof.org/receive/

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://www.grantinterface.com/Common/LogOn.aspx?eqs=3QVk173peTkdf68KZmYgsg2

Greater New Orleans Foundation
919 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70130

P: 504-598-4663
F: 504-598-4676

Grant Coverage Areas:

A map of the Greater New Orleans Foundation service area may be viewed here:
http://www.gnof.org/about-us/

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Washington Parishes