July 22, 2013

The ultimate goal of IMPACT 2013 is to create a resilient, sustainable, vibrant, and equitable region in which individuals and families flourish and where the special character of the New Orleans region and its people is preserved, celebrated, and given the means to develop.

Through IMPACT 2013, the Greater New Orleans Foundation will award approximately $550,000 in grants to organizations serving the Greater New Orleans region. Grants will be awarded in four categories: Arts & Culture, Youth Development, Education, and Health & Human Services.

IMPACT 2013 Guidelines for the Letters of Intent, download here (doc).

IMPACT 2013 application cover sheet, download here (PDF).

For frequently asked questions (FAQs), download here (PDF).

Deadline:  Monday August 5, 2013 at 5:00 PM

Letters of intent along with all required attachments must be submitted electronically no later than 5pm on August 5, 2013. Please email your letters of intent and all attachments in ONE email to

An information session to answer questions about the IMPACT 2013 guidelines and process is scheduled for Monday, July 22 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, 938 Lafayette Street, New Orleans, LA. Attendance at this session is not mandatory for IMPACT 2013 applicants, however in order to assure sufficient seating, please RSVP to by close of business, Thursday, July 18, 2013.

Theories of Change & Sample Budget:

Sample Line Item Budget – Download Excel here

Arts & Culture – Download PDF here

Education K-12 – Download PDF here

Health – Download PDF here

Social Services – Download PDF here

Youth Development – Download PDF here


Click here to see the Programs page and previous IMPACT grantees.