Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation Fund Grant

Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $50,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Applied Project / Program, Capital Project, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Louisiana

Location of residency: Louisiana

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Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation Fund Grant

The Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation promotes a better understanding of the consumer credit system and personal money management so everyone can achieve greater success in life. We seek to create an economically competitive and thriving Louisiana where everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential because they have the tools and skills to achieve their dreams. We support organizations and initiatives in Louisiana that promote self-sufficiency and family and community stability. We are champions for collaboration, innovation and creative solutions that address the challenges facing communities across our state.

Funding Areas

The Foundation has historically made grants in the areas of

  • Financial Literacy
  • Education
  • Human Services
  • Medical and Health
  • Community Development 
  • Arts and Humanities

We have a special interest in efforts that promote financial literacy. Through our funding, we seek to advance organizations that value transparency, integrity, accountability and demonstrated impact. 

Organizations may apply each year for support for the same program for up to three years. 

Types of Grants

Capital Grants

Capital grants are made for new construction, major renovation, the purchase of permanent assets and endowments. These grants may cover major equipment costs, such as phone systems, computers, and technology upgrading as well as vans or buses.

Program Grants

Program grants support the direct and operational costs needed to run new programs or projects. Allowable costs may include staff salaries and benefits, supplies, equipment, travel, office leases, utilities and training.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • An organization must meet the following requirement to apply for a grant: 
    • The organization, or its fiscal agent, must be tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. A fiscal agent must submit a letter of agreement.
  • Geographic Restrictions:
    • Funding is available to support programs and projects in the state of Louisiana.


  • The Credit Bureau of Baton Rouge Foundation does not make grants to individuals, private business ventures or partisan political organizations.
  • Funding will not be awarded for start up costs for new organizations. 

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