The Women’s Philanthropy Network, a fund of the Community Foundation of North Louisiana, is seeking applications from programs with clearly defined outcomes that address school readiness and student achievement, utilize evidence-based best practices, and have a track record of success. Preference will be given to innovative programs that serve children from birth to 5th grade, that address the needs of under-served populations, and that demonstrate collaboration with other non-profits, faith-based organizations, business entities, and/or government. Preference will also be given to groups that can leverage matching funds on the federal, state, or local level. In addition:
- Applicant must be a 501c3 organization or a unit of government which provides charitable functions related to education
- Applicant must file an annual Form 990 with the IRS, if required by law.
- The proposed project must serve individuals in Caddo Parish.
- Applicant must have conducted an independent audit within the last three years. Non-audited organizations may apply only through the use of a fiscal sponsor or fiscal agent who has been audited in the last three years and meets all other eligibility criteria.
Applications for the WPN grant will open January 2023.