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Apply for Funding

Apply for Funding

In general, organizations looking to receive funding from the Ballengee Foundation must demonstrate:

  • strong and creative leadership;
  • a transformative program model with a track record of success;
  • evaluation capacity;
  • the potential for increased impact in Shreveport/ Bossier area; and
  • alignment with the  Ballengee Foundation’s mission and areas of giving

All applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 tax-exempt status
  • Agencies (or programs within agencies) that serve people in the Shreveport/ Bossier area

The following entities are ineligible for a grant from the Ballengee Foundation:

  • Individuals
  • Endowments or Private Foundations
  • Religious organizations, where the grant is to be used for sectarian purposes
  • Federal, state, or municipal agencies
  • Political campaigns
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