Community Grants Program

Community Grants Program

Emeril Lagasse Foundation provides capital and programmatic support to eligible non-profit organizations delivering culinary, nutrition, and arts education. Community Grants are available to 501c3 organizations located in the Greater New Orleans and Gulf South Region of the United States.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a 501c3 organization delivering culinary, nutrition, and arts education with a focus on life skills development.
  • Preference will be given to applicants located in Greater New Orleans and/or the Gulf South Region of the United States.


How to Apply

Nutrition & Culinary Education

Connecting food to healthy living and exploring the cultural lessons surrounding its preparation 

Life Skills Development

Providing mentorship to our communities most vulnerable youth to obtain and sustain employment.

Basic needs

Giving access to the benefits that come from being cared for, well-nourished and ready to learn.

Education & the Arts

Incorporating creativity when teaching lessons both in and out of school