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.

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

Open Opportunities

Fund Description Open Date Due Date
LCMC Health Knowing their employees are the magic ingredient to providing healthcare with heart to their patients and community, LCMC Health has partnered with the Greater New Orleans Foundation to develop a $2.5 million fund to provide additional financial support for their employees who experienced a great deal of loss from Hurricane Ida. 10/18/2021 12/17/21
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
Maison Hospitaliere To provide assistance to indigent women in our Greater New Orleans area. 8/16/21 9/20/21
GNOF Exxon-Mobil Fund To support programs in St. Bernard Parish and a portion of Algiers. 7/12/21 8/9/21
IMPACT To support the region in the following categories: arts & culture, education, youth development, health, and social services. 7/14/21 8/11/21
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. 7/1/21 8/2/21
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
  • LCMC Health

    Knowing their employees are the magic ingredient to providing healthcare with heart to their patients and community, LCMC Health has partnered with the Greater New Orleans Foundation to develop a $2.5 million fund to provide additional financial support for their employees who experienced a great deal of loss from Hurricane Ida.

    Open Date 10/18/2021
    Due Date 12/17/21
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Maison Hospitaliere

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

    Open Date 8/16/21
    Due Date 9/20/21
    Read More
  • GNOF Exxon-Mobil Fund

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

    Open Date 7/12/21
    Due Date 8/9/21
    Read More
  • IMPACT

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

    Open Date 7/14/21
    Due Date 8/11/21
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  • 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 7/1/21
    Due Date 8/2/21
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  • 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
Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity The Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity will invest strategically in the ecosystem of nonprofits who are working to move the needle in seemingly intractable systems and who have had demonstrable success. In its first grantmaking cohort, the Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity made large, sustained investments to three nonprofits leading on racial equity whose work has scalable local, regional, and statewide impact. TBD TBD
Hancock Whitney Opportunity Grant Competitive grant opportunities to help nonprofits broaden community development efforts across the five Gulf South states the bank serves. 10/1/2021 10/19/2021
The LGBTQ Fund Supporting equality, fairness, acceptance, and mutual respect for all. TBD TBD
The Gert Town Community Fund To enhance the quality of life for people in the Gert Town Community. TBD TBD
The Doris and Peter Hansen Technical Assistance Fund Supports organizations located in the City of New Orleans sponsoring cultural activities in the fields of classical music, theater, and fine arts. By Invitation Only By Invitation Only
Pratt-Stanton Manor Fund To help older adults live dignified, meaningful, and independent lives. TBD TBD
Norco Community Fund To support programs serving the Norco Community and its residents. 2022 2022
Norco Economic Development Foundation To address social and economic issues at the local level in a manner that increases the capacity of the Norco community. 2022 2022
The Freeman Challenges A matching grant to help nonprofits establish an endowment or board-restricted reserve. September 2021 Organizations must attend a prerequisite workshop in January/February 2021
  • Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity

    The Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity will invest strategically in the ecosystem of nonprofits who are working to move the needle in seemingly intractable systems and who have had demonstrable success. In its first grantmaking cohort, the Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity made large, sustained investments to three nonprofits leading on racial equity whose work has scalable local, regional, and statewide impact.

    Open Date TBD
    Due Date TBD
    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 10/1/2021
    Due Date 10/19/2021
    Read More
  • The LGBTQ Fund

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

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

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

    Open Date TBD
    Due Date TBD
    Read More
  • The Doris and Peter Hansen Technical Assistance Fund

    Supports organizations located in the City of New Orleans sponsoring cultural activities in the fields of classical music, theater, and fine arts.

    Open Date By Invitation Only
    Due Date By Invitation Only
    Read More
  • Pratt-Stanton Manor Fund

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

    Open Date TBD
    Due Date TBD
    Read More
  • Norco Community Fund

    To support programs serving the Norco Community and its residents.

    Open Date 2022
    Due Date 2022
    Read More
  • Norco Economic Development Foundation

    To address social and economic issues at the local level in a manner that increases the capacity of the Norco community.

    Open Date 2022
    Due Date 2022
    Read More
  • The Freeman Challenges

    A matching grant to help nonprofits establish an endowment or board-restricted reserve.

    Open Date September 2021
    Due Date Organizations must attend a prerequisite workshop in January/February 2021
    Read More