The purpose of the Norco Community Fund, a Donor Advised Fund of The Greater New Orleans Foundation, is to improve the quality of life of people in Norco. An advisory committee of business and civic leaders meet annually to review grant requests in the following program areas: arts and humanities, community development, education, environment, human services, health care, community building, and youth development.
The Fund will only consider support for programs that serve the Norco community and its residents.
The following types of funding will be considered:
Organizations applying for grants should complete the attached Grant Proposal Summary sheet and provide the following:
Nonprofit organizations which wish to apply to this fund should submit their completed proposal (including supporting materials) via GNOF’s online portal. If your organization has already created a profile, simply log in with the same information and you will be able to apply to the Norco Economic Development Fund. If not, setting up a profile is a very easy process. Creating a profile will allow you to track the status of your grants from the Foundation’s various programs in the future as we bring more programs online.
Our 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 process.
If a grant is awarded, the funded organization will be asked to submit both fiscal accounting and narrative reports on the use of its grant and the impact that the grant may have had on the community it serves. Reporting guidelines will be established in the letter of award.