July’s Grant Winner is…

Congratulations to July’s grant winner – Campaign to End Employment Discrimination!


VOTE - Campaign to End Employment Discrimination

Campaign to End Employment Discrimination, a project of Voice Of The Ex-Offender (VOTE), is a media outreach campaign aimed at encouraging employers to hire ex-offenders. VOTE is a grassroots organization dedicated to the economic empowerment and civic engagement of formerly incarcerated people and their community. 

Please join us at our next Awesome Hours event – Saturday, July 20th (6-8pm) at Casa Borrega, 1719 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. We’ll present a $1000 check to this month’s winner, Campaign To End Employment Discrimination. After the check giveaway, trustees will be available to talk one-on-one with you about your project ideas and help you to apply.

Remember, we make $1000 grants every month. Proposals are now being accepted for the August grant cycle. So if you didn’t receive a grant during this cycle, we encourage you to re-apply!

– Your friends at Awesome New Orleans


About Awesome New Orleans: Launched in January 2013, Awesome New Orleans awards monthly $1,000, no-strings-attached grants for “civic media” and “social good” projects to applicants in the Orleans Parish area. We accept applications from everyone who has a great idea– individuals, community organizations and nonprofits alike. Click here to apply!!

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