Grant Opportunities

See below for our most up-to-date list of current and upcoming grant opportunities. We encourage you to visit this page often to learn about new grant cycles and deadline updates.

To view a list of previous Foundation grantmaking, visit this page.

If you have any questions about our grant opportunities, please email grants@gnof.org.

Open Opportunities

Fund Description Open Date Due Date
Norco Community and Economic Development Funds To support nonprofit organizations that address social and economic issues at the local level and work to increase the capacity of the Norco community and its residents. 06/05/2024 07/10/2024
Climate Action Equity Project The Climate Action Equity Project (CAEP) Advisory Group will be distributing grants, via the Greater New Orleans Foundation, to organizations working on equitable climate action projects that will further the goals listed in the Taking Steps Together for Equity & Climate. 05/13/2024 06/12/2024
The Sally Support Fund The Sally Support Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Aunt Sally’s Pralines and their eligible dependents who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $400 per qualified event. Rolling Rolling
The Commander’s Palace Employee Relief Fund The Commander’s Palace Employee Relief Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Commander’s Palace who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $400 per qualified event. Rolling Rolling
The Fidelity Bank Here for Good Employee Assistance Fund The Fidelity Bank Here For Good Employee Assistance Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Fidelity Bank and their eligible dependents who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $250 - $2,500 per qualified event. Rolling Rolling
Albert N. and Hattie M. McClure To support the emergency bricks & mortar projects (i.e., repairs, replacements, etc.) of eligible United Way partner agencies in Southeast Louisiana. Rolling Rolling
  • Norco Community and Economic Development Funds

    To support nonprofit organizations that address social and economic issues at the local level and work to increase the capacity of the Norco community and its residents.

    Open Date 06/05/2024
    Due Date 07/10/2024
    Read More
  • Climate Action Equity Project

    The Climate Action Equity Project (CAEP) Advisory Group will be distributing grants, via the Greater New Orleans Foundation, to organizations working on equitable climate action projects that will further the goals listed in the Taking Steps Together for Equity & Climate.

    Open Date 05/13/2024
    Due Date 06/12/2024
    Read More
  • The Sally Support Fund

    The Sally Support Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Aunt Sally’s Pralines and their eligible dependents who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $400 per qualified event.

    Open Date Rolling
    Due Date Rolling
    Read More
  • The Commander’s Palace Employee Relief Fund

    The Commander’s Palace Employee Relief Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Commander’s Palace who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $400 per qualified event.

    Open Date Rolling
    Due Date Rolling
    Read More
  • The Fidelity Bank Here for Good Employee Assistance Fund

    The Fidelity Bank Here For Good Employee Assistance Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Fidelity Bank and their eligible dependents who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $250 - $2,500 per qualified event.

    Open Date Rolling
    Due Date Rolling
    Read More
  • Albert N. and Hattie M. McClure

    To support the emergency bricks & mortar projects (i.e., repairs, replacements, etc.) of eligible United Way partner agencies in Southeast Louisiana.

    Open Date Rolling
    Due Date Rolling
    Read More

Upcoming Opportunities

Fund Description Open Date Due Date
Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans To support initiatives making positive change in the Greater New Orleans community. 2024 2024
Parks and Parkways Tree Planting Grant Support for non-profit partners to aid Parks & Parkways in their citywide tree planting projects. These projects will help the City reach its goal of restoring and expanding New Orleans' urban forest with 40,000 new trees planted by 2030. 08/11/23 09/08/23
IMPACT Special Funding Opportunities Special funding opportunities for organizations doing specific work in health and youth development. 7/8/2024 8/2/2024
Hancock Whitney Opportunity Grant Competitive grant opportunities to help nonprofits broaden community development efforts across the five Gulf South states the bank serves. TBD TBD
The LGBTQ Fund Supporting equality, fairness, acceptance, and mutual respect for all. 2025 2025
The Gert Town Community Fund To enhance the quality of life for people in the Gert Town Community. 8/1/24 8/30/24
Pratt-Stanton Manor Fund To help older adults live dignified, meaningful, and independent lives. 06/10/24 07/10/24
Maison Hospitaliere To provide assistance to indigent women in our Greater New Orleans area. 06/18/24 07/18/24
GNOF Exxon-Mobil Fund To support programs in St. Bernard Parish and a portion of Algiers. 2024 2024
IMPACT To support the region in the following categories: arts & culture, education, youth development, health, and social services. 2025 2025
The Freeman Challenges A matching grant to help nonprofits establish an endowment or board-restricted reserve. A pre-requisite workshop is required for applying. TBD TBD
The Selley Foundation To improve the lives of people in the Greater New Orleans area. The Selley Trustees review grant requests in the following program areas: arts & culture, education, and the environment. 07/01/24 08/02/24
  • Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans

    To support initiatives making positive change in the Greater New Orleans community.

    Open Date 2024
    Due Date 2024
    Read More
  • Parks and Parkways Tree Planting Grant

    Support for non-profit partners to aid Parks & Parkways in their citywide tree planting projects. These projects will help the City reach its goal of restoring and expanding New Orleans' urban forest with 40,000 new trees planted by 2030.

    Open Date 08/11/23
    Due Date 09/08/23
    Read More
  • IMPACT Special Funding Opportunities

    Special funding opportunities for organizations doing specific work in health and youth development.

    Open Date 7/8/2024
    Due Date 8/2/2024
    Read More
  • Hancock Whitney Opportunity Grant

    Competitive grant opportunities to help nonprofits broaden community development efforts across the five Gulf South states the bank serves.

    Open Date TBD
    Due Date TBD
    Read More
  • The LGBTQ Fund

    Supporting equality, fairness, acceptance, and mutual respect for all.

    Open Date 2025
    Due Date 2025
    Read More
  • The Gert Town Community Fund

    To enhance the quality of life for people in the Gert Town Community.

    Open Date 8/1/24
    Due Date 8/30/24
    Read More
  • Pratt-Stanton Manor Fund

    To help older adults live dignified, meaningful, and independent lives.

    Open Date 06/10/24
    Due Date 07/10/24
    Read More
  • Maison Hospitaliere

    To provide assistance to indigent women in our Greater New Orleans area.

    Open Date 06/18/24
    Due Date 07/18/24
    Read More
  • GNOF Exxon-Mobil Fund

    To support programs in St. Bernard Parish and a portion of Algiers.

    Open Date 2024
    Due Date 2024
    Read More
  • IMPACT

    To support the region in the following categories: arts & culture, education, youth development, health, and social services.

    Open Date 2025
    Due Date 2025
    Read More
  • The Freeman Challenges

    A matching grant to help nonprofits establish an endowment or board-restricted reserve. A pre-requisite workshop is required for applying.

    Open Date TBD
    Due Date TBD
    Read More
  • The Selley Foundation

    To improve the lives of people in the Greater New Orleans area. The Selley Trustees review grant requests in the following program areas: arts & culture, education, and the environment.

    Open Date 07/01/24
    Due Date 08/02/24
    Read More