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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Wisner Grant Donation

The Edward Wisner Donation was created from the estate of Edward Wisner to the City of New Orleans as a 100 year charitable trust in 1914.  According to the original donation, the Wisner Donation must support local needs in the areas of beautification, education, recreation or human services.

Today, the Wisner Donation offers public and non-profit organizations an opportunity to submit a funding request through a competitive selection process.

Proposals should include information about the organization, details on specific programs grants would fund, a requested dollar amount, and an explanation of how the project would be benefit the public.

Applications for the next review period are due by 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015.

For more information, contact

Grant Proposal Instructions


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Last updated: 9/15/2015 2:25:50 PM

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