Applications are now open for the New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund to support cultural industries and culture bearers of the City of New Orleans through partnerships, grants, and programs to advance sustainable tourism.
Donor Name: New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund
City: New Orleans
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): Ongoing
Grant Size: $ 20,000
Their non-profit economic development corporation is dedicated to strengthening New Orleans culture-bearers with resources that uplift the city’s traditions and aid the evolution of skills, knowledge, and ideas into goods, services, and places that support their local cultural economy and tourism offerings.
What they Fund?
- Workshops, trainings, and conferences that build cultural economy capacity in cultural non-profits, neighborhood organizations, and cultural businesses.
- Events with creative and cultural components- Funds can be used for paying musicians or other performers, attracting tourists, or other activities that will directly impact either cultural workers or attract sales for art and cultural vendors.
$ 2,000 for Venues & $ 1,000 for Entertainment
- Level 1: $ 1 – $ 2,500 Minigrant
- Level 2: $ 2,501 – $ 10,000
- Level 3: $ 10,001 – $ 20,000
- State and federal 501(c)3 nonprofits.
- For-profit businesses licensed with the City and State that are in good standing.
- Individuals, such as artists, who have secured a fiscal agent such as a nonprofit.
- Applicants must be in good financial standing to receive funding from the NOTCF.
- For non-profit or community-based entities, this means that the organization is registered with the Louisiana Secretary of State as a non-profit and is in good standing.
- For those non-profit organizations currently recognized by the Internal Revenue Service as a public charity described in sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a)(1), (2), or (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended (the “Code”):
- Your tax-exempt status under sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Code has not changed since the issuance of the IRS determination letter.
- There is no issue presently pending before any office of the Internal Revenue Service that could result in any proposed changes to your tax-exempt status under Sections 501(c)(3) and 509(a) of the Code.
For more information, visit NOTCF.