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Community Assistance Fund (CAF)

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

Agency Type:

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Junior League of Baton Rouge (JLBR)

Deadline Date:

03/27/20 Receipt

Description:

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

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

The Junior League of Baton Rouge is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 182674

Estimated Size of Grant:

Community Assistance Fund grant requests may be made for up to $2,500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit agencies with a 501(c)(3) designation in East Baton Rouge Parish with specific, short-term monetary needs are eligible to apply.

The funds requested 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 more than once a year, for no more than two 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); (8) used to pay salaries or stipends; or (9) for another agency to distribute as a grant.

Pre-Application Information:

The 2019-2020 League year grant cycle is the following:

1st CAF Grant Cycle Opens: Monday, July 15, 2019
Closes: Friday, September 27, 2019
Grantees will be notified by Friday, October 25, 2019

2nd CAF Grant Cycle Opens: Monday, January 13, 2020
Closes: Friday, March 27, 2020
Grantees will be notified by Friday, April 24, 2020.

Ready Hands Applications are reviewed as received.

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

caf@juniorleaguebr.org
Phone: 225-924-0298
Fax: 225–927-2547

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana: East Baton Rouge Parish

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