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Applications for the 2022 CEA will be accepted beginning March 1 and must be submitted by March 18. If your organization is submitting applications for multiple programs, there must be a separate one for each program.

2022 CEA Award Timeline:

  • March 1 - 18: Applications due
  • April 1 - 13: Invitations to present proposals to CEA committee
  • May 1: CEA winner announcement

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CEA Eligibility Guidelines

  • Organizations must be registered and in good standing as a not-for-profit corporation in Louisiana.
  • As required by Internal Revenue Services (IRS) regulations, Agency/Organization must have filed a Form 990 with the IRS for the most recent fiscal year.
  • The organization must provide services to people in at least one parish included in the Capital Area (East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Livingston, Point Coupee, St. James, Ascension, East Feliciana, West Feliciana, and St. Helena).
  • The organization must have a clearly stated mission.

CEA Winner Expectations

Baton Rouge General will select a project to sponsor for up to two consecutive years with up to $50,000 per year. The project will be selected based on its alignment with BRG’s mission and its ability to transform Baton Rouge in a significant and measurable way.

Once selected, representatives from the organization must agree to present annually to the BRG executive team on their progress and accomplishments.

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