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Wisner Grant Donation

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits and Agencies
to Benefit Communities in Eligible Regions

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of New Orleans

Deadline Date:

04/15/21 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to Louisiana nonprofit organizations and public agencies to benefit local communities in eligible regions. Programs should address local needs in the areas of education, human services, recreation, and beautification. Eligible programs must serve communities in Orleans Parish.

In addition to the required Wisner Donation criteria, the City of New Orleans is seeking proposals that best respond to following specific criteria:

  • Align with citywide priorities: public safety, children and families, blight, recreation, etc.
  • Demonstrate an innovative approach
  • Maximize public access and benefit
  • Demonstrate performance‚Äźdriven approach
  • Capitalize on diversity and inclusiveness
  • Leverage other investments

Funding may also be requested for general or core support.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179611

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Wisner Donation offers public and non-profit organizations an opportunity to submit a funding request.

All applicants are encouraged to provide an Occupational License number and Confirmation of Good Standing from the Louisiana Secretary of State along with their application.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the next review period are due by 5 p.m. on April 15, 2021.

Grantees will be required to enter into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the City of New Orleans and to provide documentation including:
- Occupational License
- An approved Tax Clearance Authorization
- Board Resolution
- Confirmation of Good Standing from the Secretary of State
- Certificate of Liability Insurance noting the City of New Orleans as additionally Insured
- Hiring Affidavit stating non-discrimination in hiring practices (Ban the Box)
To get certificate of good standing from the Louisiana Secretary of State please see https://coraweb.sos.la.gov/CommercialSearch/CommercialSearch.aspx.

Please note: any non-profit organization operating within the City of New Orleans must have an Occupational License. If your organization does not have an Occupational License, please visit The Bureau of Revenue (Room 1W15 in City Hall). Occupational Licenses will be issued at no charge for all qualifying non-profits.

Contact Information:

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

Submit your proposal online at: https://www.nola.gov/mayor/wisner-grant-donation/wisner-application/

For more information contact wisner@nola.gov.

Please submit your Edward Wisner Donation funding proposal by email to wisner@nola.gov or alternatively mail to the following address:
Edward Wisner Donation Selection Committee
1300 Perdido Street, Suite 2E04
New Orleans, LA 70112

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