Charles and Elizabeth Wetmore Fund Grants Program – Louisiana

The Charles and Elizabeth Wetmore Fund is seeking applications for its Grants program.

Donor Name: Charles and Elizabeth Wetmore Fund

State: Louisiana

City: New Orleans

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 04/15/2022

Size of the Grant: $10,000 and $75,000


Funding Priorities

  • Patient Care and Support
    • The Wetmore Fund provides for the care of indigent native sufferers of tubercular consumption (tuberculosis) and other respiratory illnesses and disorders.
  • Medical Research
    • It also funds medical research to obtain a cure or improved treatment for respiratory diseases or disorders that affect indigent native sufferers in and about the City of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Respiratory illnesses include but are not limited to COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), emphysema, chronic bronchitis, asthma, bronchiectasis, pulmonary non-tuberculosis mycobacteria, & lung cancer.

Types of Support

  • Program Support
  • General Operating

Funding Information

The average grant size is between $10,000 and $75,000.

Geographic Focus

All grants made support organizations in New Orleans–Metairie-Kenner Metropolitan Statistical Area or the Greater New Orleans Region. This area includes Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, and St. Tammany Parishes.

Eligibility Requirements

The Trustee and Distribution Committee will consider all qualified applications received from organizations that are exempt from taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3). If you are a 509 (a)(3) Supporting Organization, please be prepared to provide additional information. Grants are not made to support individuals or for-profit institutions.

For more information, visit Charles and Elizabeth Wetmore Fund.