Hancock Whitney Community Reinvestment Act Program

Hancock Whitney Community Reinvestment Act Program

Hancock Whitney will consider programmatic grant requests in the areas of Affordable Housing construction & rehab that creates new units or sustains existing units for low or moderate-income (LMI) individuals, programs that support small businesses with revenues of $1 million or less by creating opportunities for the expansion of existing businesses, and youth programs for low and moderate-income (LMI) individuals that provide job training and internships opportunities.

Open Date 07/08/2019
Due Date 07/31/2019

Hancock Whitney Bank announces a grant opportunity through their Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) program. Hancock Whitney will consider programmatic grant requests in the areas of Affordable Housing construction & rehab that creates new units or sustains existing units for low or moderate-income (LMI) individuals, programs that support small businesses with revenues of $1 million or less by creating opportunities for the expansion of existing businesses, and youth programs for low and moderate-income (LMI) individuals that provide job training and internships opportunities. Funding for the grants—part of the bank’s Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) program—totals $200,000.

All grant applicants must be 501 (c) (3) organizations and located in one of the banks’ 25 assessment areas in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. Low and moderate-income is defined as 80% and below of area median income (AMI).

Awards

Awards will total $200,000 and will be distributed in two groups: (1) Louisiana and Texas and (2) Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.

LA/TX

  • 1 – $25,000
  • 2 – $15,000
  • 4 – $10,000
  • 1 – $5,000

MS/AL/FL

  • 1 – $25,000
  • 2 – $15,000
  • 4 – $10,000
  • 1 – $5,000

To Apply

The Hancock Whitney Community Reinvestment Act Program accepts only electronic application submissions through the Foundation’s online portal. The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s technology partner, Foundant, has created a brief tutorial for applicants that may be viewed here. It is highly recommended that all applicants review this video before beginning a new application in order to better understand the electronic submission process. Proposals that are not submitted electronically may not be considered.