The Kresge Foundation has announced a $1.25 million funding opportunity to support human service nonprofit organizations advancing the social and economic mobility of children and families in New Orleans.
Eligible organizations for this funding and learning opportunity are person-centered; outcomes-based; data-driven; apply a racial equity lens; and focus on greater sector impact and systems-wide change. In addition, these organizations adhere to innovative best practices that have the potential to revolutionize the human services sector, such as brain-science informed and two-generation, whole family approaches.
The foundation will award grants of up to $250,000 over two years to five organizations in New Orleans. Grantees will also be supported through a two-year learning and collaboration program.
Completed applications are due by 12 p.m. (CST) Monday, March 9, 2020. All proposals must be submitted through Fluxx, Kresge’s online application system.
The foundation will host an informational session from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Monday, February 10, 2020 at the Greater New Orleans Foundation, 919 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA. Please register via email to NOLANextGen@Kresge.org by Friday, February 7, 2020.