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Cox Charities Community Investment grants of up to $5,000 are available to nonprofit organizations within

Cox Communications Louisiana service areas (review our service areas here).

2023 Community Investment Grant Applications are CLOSED!

Recipients will be notified by end July 2023. 

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To Qualify, Organizations must​

Qualify for tax-exempt status under IRS code 501(c)(3)

Be physically located and provide services within the Cox residential service area (review our service areas here)

Meet a need in the community without unnecessary duplication of services


Promote sound fiscal and governance practices demonstrating overall financial health and sustainability


Regularly measure and evaluate program outcomes


Submit only one application per market; Organizations submitting multiple requests in one market will be disqualified


Leverage other funding; funding will not be awarded to an organization if the

Cox Charities grant is the only source of financial support

Seek funding only for activities and programs; requests to support one-time or special events will not be considered

Focus on a single, specific program within the organization

To optimize our impact, we do not support

Athletic clubs or organizations

Capital campaigns and expenditures


Foundations or organizations that would utilize funding for pass-through grant making purposes


Administrative salaries or wages not directly associated with the provision of programs and services

Fundraising or marketing expenses


Programs supporting a political campaign or specific religious beliefs

Special or one-time events

2022 Community Investment Grant Recipients


  • Acadiana Outreach Center

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana

  • Empowering the Community for Excellence

  • The RescYOU Group 

Baton Rouge

  • Big Buddy Program 

  • Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge

  • Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank

  • Kids'  Orchestra

  • The Arc of East Ascension

New Orleans

  • Boys Hope Girls Hope NOLA

  • Common Ground Relief

  • Dancing Grounds

  • Junior Achievement of Greater New Orleans

  • Lighthouse Louisiana

  • Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

  • Louisiana Restaurant Association Education Foundation

  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater    New Orleans and Acadiana

  • The 18th Ward

  • YouthForce NOLA

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