Launched in January 2013, Awesome New Orleans awards monthly $1,000, no-strings-attached grants to applicants in the Orleans Parish area. The focus of Awesome New Orleans will be to provide funding for civic media (community information and engagement in media) related grants eight months of the year and four months out of the year, funding will be open for other types of socially minded projects. If you are interested in applying for a grant, you can do so by clicking here. You do not need to be a nonprofit to apply! We accept applications from everyone that has a great idea– individuals, community organizations and nonprofits alike.