The Baton Rouge Area Foundation is the administrator for the E.J. and Marjory B. Ourso Family Foundation. The fund's purpose is to provide philanthropic support for South Louisiana.
The fund gives priority to projects which build on human initiative and service to mankind. Grants are made to support not-for-profit organizations which have new, creative or beneficial projects which respond to challenges in the following program areas: education, healthcare, human services and religion.
The Board of Directors reviews proposals on a quarterly basis.
Application Deadlines: March 31, June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31
Notification Dates: May 15, Aug. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15
The application process is online.