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The Keller Family Foundation considers grant proposals at its semi-annual meetings which are ususally held in April and November.
Proposals must be submitted by midnight on  February 10 to be considered at the spring meeting and on August 15 for consideration in the fall.

Please click here for a list of recently awarded grants.


  The Foundation awards grants to non-profit, tax exempts organziations and institutions which are exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or are a government agency.
Although others may be considered, the Foundation primarily funds New Orleans area organizations or services to be rendered in the Greater New Orleans region. Applications from local and regional organizations outside of the New Orleans area will be considered only if at least one of the Foundation's trustees has extensive knowledge of the organization.
  Although others may be considered, the Foundation primarily funds organizations devoted to education, civic affairs, and social services.
  The Foundation does not make grants to be used to finance the education of a particular individual, or for purely religious purposes.
  The Foundation does not purchase tickets nor does it participate in any fundraising events such as galas, etc.

Proposals are accepted and reviewed throughout the year. Decisions regarding grants will be made only at regularly scheduled meetings of the trustees which are usually held twice a year in the spring and fall. Interviews will be conducted only at the invitation of the Foundation.


The Foundation uses a two stage application process.


Stage 1 Submission deadlines: February 10 or August 15 at midnight.


Use the link provided below to enter the information required when submitting your Stage 1 application.

No documents are uploaded for Stage 1.


Stage 2 Submission deadlines: March 31 or September 20 at midnight.


Submitting organizations will receive notification by email no later than March 1 or September 3 whether or not they have been approved to continue to Stage 2 of the on-line application process.

Please be sure your email contact information is current. If approved, the full proposal must also be submitted using our on-line application system.


Instructions & Guidelines Stage 2

Please use the links below to submit your application.

Click here to submit your Stage 1 application.

Click here to modify a SAVED application or submit your Stage 2 application.

Applications will NOT be accepted in hard copy by mail or otherwise. You must use the on-line grant application system.


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