Greater New Orleans Foundation Accepting Applications for Grants From the Norco Community Fund
NEW ORLEANS, August 27, 2009 — The Greater New Orleans Foundation announced today that approximately $50,000 will be made available to 501(c)(3) organizations that serve the Norco community. Grants made from the Norco Community Fund aim to improve the quality of life for Norco residents through the support of programs that serve their community. The deadline to apply for a grant is September 18, 2009. A grant application form is available at www.gnof.org. Specific areas of interest include the arts and humanities, community building and development, education, environment, healthcare, human services, and youth development.
Established in 2003 by Shell Chemical Norco and Motiva Enterprises, the Norco Community Fund has awarded over $200,000 to nonprofit organizations serving the Norco community. “We are proud to continue a company tradition of investing in our community,” said External Affairs Manager for Shell and Motiva, Lily Galland.
Interested organizations should submit completed a grant proposal with all supporting materials to:
The Norco Community Fund P.O. Box 70
Norco, LA 70079
The Greater New Orleans Foundation is the community foundation serving the 13-parish Greater New Orleans metropolitan area. We design and lead initiatives that improve the region, connect donors to community needs, identify and support great nonprofits, and strengthen civil society.