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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

Tricentennial Neighborhood Grants



New Orleans is celebrating 300 years of history, growth and triumphs.  It is also beautiful collection of 73 distinct neighborhoods with their own history and traditions.  This grant is an opportunity to celebrate the Tricentennial or honor it in a manner unique to your neighborhood with an event or project.

Project parameters

The awarded grant is to be used for one or more of the following:

  • A neighborhood celebration of the Tricentennial
  • A collaborative neighborhood beautification or quality of life project commemorating the Tricentennial
  • A capacity building project for youth (17 years of age and under)
  • A Tricentennial outreach project for the organization

The project or celebration must take place within Orleans Parish.

Applicant eligibility

Applicant must meet each of the following criteria:

  • Be a member of any formal or informal neighborhood/community association
  • Resident of Orleans Parish
  • 18 years of age or older
  • 501(c)3  designation (for formal associations) or Federal tax ID number (for informal association)

Time table

  • Announcement date:  Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 at the Neighborhood Summit
  • Application period:  Monday, December 4th – Monday, January 8th (5 weeks)
  • Application deadline:  Monday, January 8th, 2018 by 5pm
  • Project period:  Monday, January 29th – Wednesday, October 31st, 2018

Successful grant applications

In order to be considered for the grant, proposed projects should be feasible, inclusive and open to every resident of the neighborhood.  Applications should include the following elements:

  • Realistic project goals and budget  (What will you do and how much will it cost?)
  • A plan for obtaining supplies  (How will you get what you need?)
  • A plan for requesting additional assistance from the other residents of the neighborhood  (How will you ask for help and whom will you ask?)
  • An outreach and communication plan  (How will you get the word out?)

Our Neighborhoods

The tapestry of our city is made up of so many people, so many cultures, so much food, sets and subsets of art, talents and traditions.  We are also made up of 73 neighborhoods.  Your application must designate your neighborhood.  Those neighborhoods are listed below. 

Algiers Point


Bayou St. John


Black Pearl


BW Cooper/Calliope



Central City

City Park

Desire Area

Desire Development



East Carrollton

East Riverside




Florida Area

Florida Development

French Quarter


Garden District 

Gentilly Terrace

Gentilly Woods

Gert-Town/Zion City


Holy Cross


Irish Channel

Lake Catherine

Lake Terrace & Oaks





Little Woods

Lower Garden District

Lower Ninth Ward








New Aurora/English Turn

Old Aurora

Pines Villages

Plum Orchard

Pontchartrain Park

Read Boulevard East

Read Boulevard West

Seventh Ward

St. Anthony

St. Bernard

St. Claude

St. Roch

St. Thomas

Tall Timbers/Brechtel




U.S. Naval Base


Viavant/Venetian Isles

Village De L’Est

West End

West Lake Forest

West Riverside


If you are in doubt in which neighborhood you reside, please visit
Look under "My Neighborhood" Neighborhood Statistical Area.


Please use the online application form below or download the Tricentennial Neighborhood Grant Applicaiton

Fields marked with * are required.

Application deadline: Monday, January 8th, 2018 by 5pm.

Date of application:
How long have you lived in the neighborhood?

Please answer each of the following questions fully and within the word limitations of each question.

  1. Human capital (How many people are required to execute the event/project? What is the plan to recruit these individuals?)
  2. Measurable (How will success be quantified?)
  3. Impact/Objective (What is the goal of the event/project? How will the event/project connect with the residents of your neighborhood?
  4. Timetable (How long will planning take? What is your window for notification to neighbors? What is the tentative date for your event/project?)

This application is due no later than Monday, January 8th, 2018 by 5pm.

I agree that, if awarded this grant, funds will be used as indicated on this application.
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