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
St. Bernard Tornado Assistance Program The St. Bernard Tornado Assistance Program may be available to impacted residents of St. Bernard Parish to assist with losses incurred from the March 2022 tornados. 05/20/2022 09/15/2022
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
Hancock Whitney Opportunity Grant Competitive grant opportunities to help nonprofits broaden community development efforts across the five Gulf South states the bank serves. 09/26/22 10/21/22
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. 08/15/22 09/9/22
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
  • St. Bernard Tornado Assistance Program

    The St. Bernard Tornado Assistance Program may be available to impacted residents of St. Bernard Parish to assist with losses incurred from the March 2022 tornados.

    Open Date 05/20/2022
    Due Date 09/15/2022
    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
  • 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 09/26/22
    Due Date 10/21/22
    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
  • Maison Hospitaliere

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

    Open Date 08/15/22
    Due Date 09/9/22
    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
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 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 LGBTQ Fund Supporting equality, fairness, acceptance, and mutual respect for all. 2023 2023
The Gert Town Community Fund To enhance the quality of life for people in the Gert Town Community. 2023 2023
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. 2023 2023
Norco Community Fund To support programs serving the Norco Community and its residents. Winter 2023 Spring 2023
GNOF Exxon-Mobil Fund To support programs in St. Bernard Parish and a portion of Algiers. 2023 2023
IMPACT To support the region in the following categories: arts & culture, education, youth development, health, and social services. 2023 2023
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. Winter 2023 Winter 2023
The Freeman Challenges A matching grant to help nonprofits establish an endowment or board-restricted reserve. 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. 01/2/23 02/4/23
  • 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 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
    Read More
  • The LGBTQ Fund

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

    Open Date 2023
    Due Date 2023
    Read More
  • The Gert Town Community Fund

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

    Open Date 2023
    Due Date 2023
    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 2023
    Due Date 2023
    Read More
  • Norco Community Fund

    To support programs serving the Norco Community and its residents.

    Open Date Winter 2023
    Due Date Spring 2023
    Read More
  • GNOF Exxon-Mobil Fund

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

    Open Date 2023
    Due Date 2023
    Read More
  • IMPACT

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

    Open Date 2023
    Due Date 2023
    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 Winter 2023
    Due Date Winter 2023
    Read More
  • The Freeman Challenges

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

    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 01/2/23
    Due Date 02/4/23
    Read More