Louisiana Grants and Foundations

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Date Published: February 23, 2021

Aaron Brooks Family Foundation - New Orleans

The Aaron Brooks Family Foundation was established as a 501c (3) tax exempt organization in November 2003 to support literacy, the arts, and other youth inspired programs.

Albertsons Community Investment - ID, MT, NV, CA, OR, UT, WA, WY, AZ, CO, F...

Albertsons Community Investment gives grants to nonprofit and school programs that meet the following focus areas: Hunger Relief, Health, Nutrition & Healthy Lifestyles. Geographical focus areas: Idaho, Montana, Southern Nevada, Southern California, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico or Texas.

Baptist Community Ministries

Baptist Community Ministries (BCM) is a private, grantmaking foundation committed to a healthier Greater New Orleans area. BCM funds grants primarily in four major areas of interest: education; health; public safety; and governmental oversight. Applications not falling in these four major areas of interest are not typically considered.

Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Through grants to charitable organizations, our donors are contributing to the overall growth and development of our region. Service organizations around the area, for example, are making a difference in the daily lives of residents and fostering opportunity through programs that teach people to read and provide preventive healthcare and education. Programs like these are made possible by civic minded individuals who believe that personal prosperity is bes…

Brookshire Grocery Co. - AR, MS, LA, TX

Brookshire Grocery Co. contributes to many nonprofit, non–political organizations. Normally, 800–plus charities receive donations each year. The company™s philanthropic efforts focus on feeding and otherwise caring for the needy, children™s issues and law enforcement. Brookshire Grocery Co.™s Community Connections activities include assisting Habitat for Humanity, the East Texas Food Bank, United Way Day of Caring, Speci…

Central Louisiana Community Foundation

The foundation is organized to serve philanthropic goals of the citizens from twelve Central Louisiana Parishes: Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Sabine, Vernon, Winn.

Charles T. Beaird Foundation

The Charles T. Beaird Foundation is committed to improving the Shreveport, Louisiana area through assisting organizations to add opportunity, freedom of action and choice, self–betterment and a climate for change to the lives of the people they serve.

Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier

Twice a year the Foundation awards competitive grants to non–profit organizations for programs that benefit Caddo and Bossier Parishes. The Foundation seeks to fund programs and projects that efficiently and effectively address our community™s most pressing needs and/or seize opportunities to make positive change in our community. Generally, grants are awarded in the following program areas: Arts & Culture, Civic, Education, Environment,…

Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana

The Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana serves Calcasieu, Beauregard, Allen, Cameron and Jefferson Davis parishes. We provide financial support for charitable, social, educational and human services programs.

Ella West Freeman Foundation

The Foundation supports grant seekers from the southeast Louisiana area. Within this area, highest priority is given to grants in the following categories. Education with an emphasis on private education, Arts, both performing and applied Community improvement and governmental oversight, Human service organizations with an emphasis on capital projects for established agencies.

Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana

The Family Foundation of Southwest Louisiana serves as the endowment and philanthropic arm of Family & Youth, connecting donors to the priorities that enhance the quality of family and community life for generations to come. The Foundation supports Human Services Response Institute (HSRI). HSRI will help affected individuals and families gain access to shelter, adequate food, basic needs, and crisis support services. The Family Foundation of Southwest…

Fertel Foundation - New Orleans

Energized by a passion for weaving ideas and people together, the Fertel Foundation supports projects related to the arts and education. It has a special interest in initiatives from which new communities and new insights may emerge and those that challenge entrenched communities of power. The New Orleans–based foundation, established in 1999, also helps rebuild a better New Orleans – and create national models – in a post–Katrina w…

Fluor Foundation - AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC

The Fluor Foundation has a long history of investing in communities, nonprofit organizations, and education. Since its inception in 1952, the foundation, along with Fluor Corporation, has contributed more than $145 million to projects around the world. Areas of funding interest include Education, Human Services, Culture, Public/Civic Affairs. Geographical focus areas: AK, CA, LA, NY. SC, NC, PA, TN, TX, VA, WA, Wash DC.

Foundation for the Mid South

The Foundation for the Mid South is a regional development foundation that brings people together, strengthens communities, and multiplies resources. By working with people with a wide range of resources, skills, and talents, the Foundation for the Mid South strives to nurture families and children, improve schools, and build the economy for all people in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.

Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation

The Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation provides grants and scholarships for students in Jefferson Davis Parish. Founded in 1956 by Ruth B. and Fred B. Zigler, the Zigler Foundation is a non profit organization and serves the community of Southwestern Louisiana.

Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

By collaborating with communities and organizations, we help provide sustainable benefits in the areas where we operate. Areas of funding interest include Communities, Economic Development, Education & Training, Health, Cultural Preservation, Human Rights, Security.

Frost Foundation

The Frost Foundation was created on March 19, 1959 to be operated exclusively for educational, charitable and religious purposes. The Foundation encourages creativity which recognizes emerging needs, and to assist innovation which addresses current urgent problems. The Foundation is prepared to review applications of human service needs, environmental and education programs in New Mexico and Louisiana from organizations which have an IRS 501(c)(3) determin…

Gheens Foundation - LaFourche and Terrebonne Parishes in Louisiana

Generally, recipients are to be made for worthy causes of all kinds, grants for education and Christian works, both cultural and spiritual, will receive emphasis. From time to time, special effort will be made to determine the communities’ needs, and if possible, grants will be directed toward fulfilling those needs.

Grants Fundraising.com

Grants Fundraising.com’s purpose is to help spread the word about grants programs initiatives and fundraising opportunities from foundations, 501c3 non–profits organizations and private sector sources by posting those initiatives on our site. If your organization, foundation or fundraising company has grants opportunities and you are looking to spread the word about it we invite you to contact us about it so we may be able to post your grant ini…

Greater New Orleans Foundation

The Greater New Orleans Foundation focuses on five major areas–Housing, the Environment, Regionalism, Community IMPACT, and Special Initiatives–the Foundation has embraced the role of convener, bringing local and national expertise and funding to a common table. Beyond grantmaking, we research the pressing needs of New Orleans, evaluate solutions, and provide coordinated responses.

Harrahs Foundation - AZ, CA, IL, IN, IO, LA, MS, MO, NC, NJ, NV, PA, TN

The Harrah’s Foundation focuses its philanthropic efforts on three categories: Seniors – community–based programs that enhance the lives of seniors are our primary philanthropic initiative. Education – community–based programs that enhance educational opportunities and resources for students seeking higher education. Civic – broadly defined as local programs that are vital to the success of each of our communities. These…

Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation

The Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation exists for the enhancement of the lives of the people of Louisiana and in particular of the Greater Baton Rouge region by supporting philanthropic initiatives and programs that improve the lives of its citizens in the areas of Human Services, Health Care, Education and Prison Release and which positively impact and strengthen those organizations and institutions that address the underlying causes of problems rather t…

Irene W. & C. B. Pennington Foundation

Most of the foundation’s giving focuses on organizations and agencies within or near Baton Rouge, Louisiana. This includes East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, and West Feliciana Parishes. Some support is given in Tangipahoa Parish and the Florida panhandle. Areas of Interest – Human services and education are the two areas of most interest to the foundation. Support is also given in the areas of medical/health, arts and…

Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation

The Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation was established in 1959 and is involved in funding medical research; housing for the homeless; organizations who care for the sick, hungry or helpless; religious and educational institutions; and organizations and groups concerned with improving our local community. Efforts are restricted to the states of Louisiana and Mississippi with a focus on South Louisiana, the New Orleans area and the Mississippi Gulf…

Keller Family Foundation - New Orleans

The Keller Family Foundation awards grants to qualified 501(c)(3) non–profit agencies, primarily in the Greater New Orleans region. With each change in membership of the Board of Trustees, the Foundation’s direction and priorities change to reflect the input and priorities of the new members. The current Board has keen interests in education, youth development, human services, and public affairs. The Foundation’s primary region of interest…

Louisiana Challenge Grant

To help ensure that all students in Louisiana become “technology literate,” the Governor’s Louisiana Education Achievement and Results Now (LEARN) Commission and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) have unanimously approved, in concept, the Louisiana State Plan for Educational Technology. The Governor’s Education Advisor and the State Superintendent of Education have expressed strong support for the plan. Funding to support the…

Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation

The Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation stands firm in its conviction that groups historically disenfranchised by racial discrimination and economic hardship must have access to sufficient resources and opportunities; thus, the Foundation insists that equity and inclusion be not just one goal among others, but the lens through which we see each and every undertaking for post–hurricane betterment. Providing greater access to the opportunities and s…

Rapides Foundation

All of our work at The Rapides Foundation revolves around our overall Mission of improving the health status of Central Louisiana. Our three priority areas, and objectives in each area, are as follows: Healthy People, Education, Healthy Communities. Geographical area: Projects must directly benefit residents or organizations within the nine parish areas.The Foundation service area: Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon…

RosaMary Foundation

The Foundation supports grant seekers within the Greater New Orleans area. Highest priority is given to grants in the following categories: Education, with emphasis on private institutions, Human service organizations, Arts, both performing and applied, Community development activities, Governmental oversight activities.

Stuller Family Foundation

Within six parishes ––– Lafayette, Iberia, St. Martin, St. Landry, Vermilion and Acadia –– The Stuller Family Foundation partners with a number of 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations in a variety of interests including humanitarian, youth, religious and education.

Wachovia Foundation

The Wachovia Foundation is a private foundation that is funded annually by Wachovia Corporation. We provide grants to eligible 501(c)(3) tax–exempt organizations in two primary and two secondary focus areas. Primary Focus Areas: Education, Community Development. Secondary Focus Areas: Health and Human Services, Arts and Culture. Geographical areas: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Yor…