How to Apply
Pre-qualification applications for the 2019 CEA will be accepted beginning
January 2019. All organizations seeking BRG funding must complete the
pre-qualification application by
February 8. Please complete a separate application for each program requesting funding.
Organizations will be notified of their pre-qualification status by March
1. Organizations that do not meet initial review qualifications will be
contacted by mail, and organizations that successfully meet pre-qualification
standards will be contacted by email and invited to submit a formal proposal.
2019 CEA Award Timeline:
January 15 (2 p.m., BRG Bluebonnet Conference Room 1)
January 24 (10 a.m, BRG Bluebonnet Conference Room 1)
February 8 – Pre-qualification applications deadline –
March 1 – Proposal invitations
April 5 – Proposals submission deadline
April 12-26 – Invitations to present
May 10 – CEA winner announcement
If your organization is invited to submit a proposal, proposals should
include the following information:
Executive summary and organization overview. Briefly outline the history and purpose of your organization, current
request for support, and goals of program. (300 words)
Program details. Provide details about overall strategy of program, what services are
offered and how the program will meet improve Baton Rouge in one of the
following areas: social determinants of health, quality of place, or population
health. (300 words)
Target population. Describe the target population of your program. (250 words)
Implementation plan. Describe methods planned to meet your goal. (250 words)
Historical success. What were the greatest successes of your program in the last 2 years?
Challenges. What are the biggest challenges facing your program today and how do you
plan to address those challenges? (250 words)
Funding request. How much funding does your program need and how will it be allocated over
3 years? (500 words)
Measurement. Describe how you will measure the success of your program. (250 words)
- 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.
- Baton Rouge General will select a project to sponsor for up to three 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.