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The Greater New Orleans Foundation
The Greater New Orleans Foundation serves Southeast Louisiana by identifying community needs, designing and leading broad-based initiatives to meet those needs, and supporting the local and regional nonprofits whose missions complement ours.
1055 St. Charles Ave, Ste 100
New Orleans, LA 70130
Tel: 504-598-4663
Fax: 504-598-4676


Community Foundation of Acadiana
The Foundation focuses on connecting donors to community needs and opportunities and positively impacting our communities.
1035 Camellia Boulevard, Suite 100
Lafayette, LA  70508
337.769.4840 (Office)
337.769.4879 (Fax)


Baptist Community Ministries
Specifically, BCM focuses grantmaking within four strategic zones - health, education, public safety, and governmental oversight. Through The McFarland Institute, BCM continues the spiritual mission once part of our legacy hospitals. Since our inception more than $149 million has been invested to transform the communities we serve.
400 Poydras Street, Suite 2950
New Orleans, LA 70130-3245
Phone: 504-593-2323
Fax: 504-593-2301


Irene W. and C.B. Pennington Foundation
As strong proponents of health and wellness, we support endeavors that conduct medical research, provide healthcare education, offer increased access to medical care and promote healthy living.
2237 S. Acadian Thruway, Suite 705
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: (225)928-8346
Fax: (225)928-8375
Email: rec@penningtonfamilyfoundation.com


Joe W. and Dorothy Dorsett Brown Foundation
The Brown Foundation Service Learning Award Applications are available yearly to grades K-12 in the following parishes: Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, and Washington.
320 Metairie Hammond Highway, Suite 500
Metairie, LA 70005
P: (504) 834-3433
F: (504) 834-3441


The Community Foundation of Shreveport-Bossier
The Foundation offers the expertise and the structure to assist individuals, families and businesses in effective giving.
401 Edwards Street, Suite 105
Shreveport, LA 71101
Phone: 318-221-0582
E-mail: info@cfnla.org


Ella West Freeman Foundation
The Foundation supports grant seekers from the southeast Louisiana area. Within this area, highest priority is given to grants in the following categories.

  • Education with an emphasis on private education
  • Arts, both performing and applied
  • Community improvement and governmental oversight
  • Human service organizations with an emphasis on capital projects for established agencies.

6028 Magazine Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
Telephone: Catherine Freeman
Fax: (504) 895-1988


Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation
The Foundation funds four primary areas, with the belief that for people to be self-sufficient, productive members of society, they must have their basic needs, healthcare and education met.
3636 S. Sherwood Forest Boulevard, Suite 650                           
Baton Rouge, LA 70816
Telephone: (225) 292-1344
Fax: (225) 292-1589


Rapides Foundation
The Rapides Foundation is a philanthropic organization that develops initiatives and provides grants to organizations that share the Foundation's mission to improve the health status of Central Louisiana.
1101 4th Street, Suite 300
Alexandria, LA 71301
Phone: 318-443-3394
Fax: 318-443-8312
Toll Free: 800-994-3394
Email: grantinfo@rapidesfoundation.org


Community Foundation of Southwest Louisiana
Each year, subject to availability of funds, one, $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to a graduating senior at Lake Arthur High School.  This student must be pursuing a college degree beginning in the Fall following their graduation and have completed four years of English with the 4th year being English (not Business English).  They must also have maintained a 3.5 GPA in their English courses.
1625 Ryan Street, Suite C  Lake Charles, LA 70601
Phone: (337) 491-6688
Fax: (337) 491.6710


Stuller Family Foundation
The Stuller Family Foundation is a Christian-based private foundation that endeavors to lead by example through practicing its belief in the importance of good stewardship by assisting needy qualified religious, men, women, children and humanitarian organizations, which are primarily located in Lafayette Parish, Louisiana and the adjacent parishes, by providing such organizations matching and direct grant assistance.
1213 Terrace Highway
Broussard, La. 70518
Tel (337) 394-5432
Fax (337) 262-7713


Christus Schumpert Foundation
Foundation shall solicit and receive charitable gifts and grants to administer and invest and reinvest the same and to apply the whole or any part of the income and the principal exclusively for the benefit of the health care facilities, services and health community programs supported or operated by CHRISTUS Health Shreveport-Bossier within its service area in Northern Louisiana.
1453 East Bert Kouns
Shreveport, LA 71105
(318) 681-6781
(318) 681-6761 (fax)


Charles T. Beaird Foundation
It is the policy of the Carolyn W. and Charles T. Beaird Family Foundation to provide equal opportunity in all aspects of our organization without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, marital status, political affiliation or sexual orientation.
330 Marshall Street, Suite 1440
Shreveport, LA 71101


Foundation for Louisiana
Our grantmaking strategy focuses on equipping people and communities with the tools they need to educate, organize, lead and prosper, resulting in an improved quality of life for all. We are committed to endeavors that promise a lasting impact on Louisiana communities by growing capacity, increasing human and social capital, and prompting systemic change.
4354 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd. Suite 100
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70816
Phone: (225) 383-1672
Toll-Free: 1-877-helpla1 (1-877-435-7521)


Institute of Mental Hygiene
IMH seeks to strengthen and sustain policies, programs, and providers focusing on early childhood and families with children ages birth to six years.
1055 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 350
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 566-1852;
Fax (504) 566-1853


Northshore Community Foundation
According to the original articles of incorporation that continue to guide the Fund, income generated by the Fund is to provide cash scholarships to assist selected graduating/graduated high school students who will enroll in a college or university.
610 Hollycrest Blvd.
Covington, LA 70433
P. 985.893.8757
F. 985.893.8759


Coughlin-Saunders Foundation, Inc.
Grants are made primarily for projects which benefit Alexandria, Louisiana and the surrounding metropolitan area. The trustees review and study each proposal submitted, but many worthwhile needs cannot be met because of the limited funds available for distribution each year.
PO Drawer 1910
Alexandria, LA 71309-1910
Telephone: 318-561-4070
Fax: 318-487-7339
Email: csfoundation@kricket.net


Keller Family Foundation
The current Board has keen interests in education, youth development, human services, and public affairs. The Foundation's primary region of interest is New Orleans, Louisiana and its surrounding communities.
c/o Crescent Capital Consulting, LLC
1100 Poydras Street, Suite 1350
New Orleans, LA 70163
Phone: 504-207-8541
E-Mail: Info@KellerFamilyFoundation.org


German Protestant Orphan Asylum Association Foundation
Each year, the GPOA Foundation grants approximately $500,000 to New Orleans area nonprofit organizations which serve children and youth.
1441 Canal Street
Suite 211
New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone: 504-895-2361
Email: lisa@gpoafoundation.org


Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation
The Fred B. and Ruth B. Zigler Foundation provides grants and scholarships for students in Jefferson Davis Parish. Founded in 1956 by Ruth B. and Fred B. Zigler, the Zigler Foundation is a non profit organization and serves the community of Southwestern Louisiana.
P.O. Box 986 Zigler Building
Jennings, LA 70546     
Phone: 337-824-2413
Fax: 337-824-2414
E-mail frzigler@bellsouth.net

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