New Orleans City Council-Harrah's New Orleans Casino Community Support Grant Program Application


Is your organization or project located in Orleans Parish? *
Are you authorized to do business/operate in the State of Louisiana? *
Does your organization have an IRS exempt status? (e.g., 501(c)(3), 509(a), or Form 990)
Is your organization a primary (elementary, pre-school and nursery), secondary (high/middle school, college, vocational and preparatory), or a school/organization/project within a primary or secondary school? *
Is your organization or project politically related? *
Applicant agrees to acknowledge Harrah's and the Council in promotional materials and media appearances associated with the program. *

Applicant Contact Information

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Organization Information

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Program/Project Information

Did you receive Harrah’s Grant funds in the previous year? *
Funding under this program shall be limited to not more than 50% of the organization’s total annual budget or 25% of the annual budget of an organization that is less than a year old (see “budget” definition under “Eligibility,”). Subject to your sworn certification below, do you meet these criteria? *

Council District(s) requesting funds from *

Funding under this program shall be limited to not more than 50% of the total budget for an existing organization or project or not more than 25% of the total budget of a start-up organization or new project.


Required Documentation

  • Copy of the IRS 501(c)(3) determination letter, 509(a) letter, or Form 990 indicating tax-exempt status
  • Completed W-9 Form for the current year
  • Copy of the Occupational License
  • Copy of the Articles of Incorporation
  • Proof of Good Standing from the Louisiana Secretary of State’s Office (a print-out of the Secretary of State’s page will suffice)
  • Copy of the Annual Report
  • List of the Board of Directors and officers, including position within the organization as well as professional occupation and title, if applicable
  • Copy of the organization’s operating budget for the current fiscal year
  • Budget for the project or program that is the subject to this application, showing how grant funding will be used
Max file size is 50MB!. Please zip all documentation into a single ZIP file.


Agreement *

By making and signing this application, I agree to be bound by and adhere to all state, municipal and federal laws and regulations that are applicable to me and/or my company, and those that apply to Harrah's New Orleans Casino as they relate to funding of this proposed grant.

I further represent and warrant that none of the funds received pursuant to this grant, should it be awarded to me or my organization, will be used except in accordance with the information contained in this application, nor will any of the funds awarded be shared with any third-party entity except in payment for the fair market value of actual goods provided or services rendered in connection with carrying out the proposal authorized in this application. I agree to allow the City of New Orleans reasonable access to my books and records for compliance review and audit. The New Orleans Inspector General shall also have the right to review and audit all books and records related to an application or awarded grant.

I further affirm that all of the information contained in this application is true and accurate and that I will notify the City Council in writing of any change in this information within 72 hours of any such change becoming effective. Failure to make such notifications may result in termination of the grant and potential refund of all funds received.

I understand that the breach of any of the representations or warranties or other obligations contained in this certification will result in the termination of the grant, if awarded, and that I, or my organization/business may be required to return all of the grant funds, whether or not they have been expended by me or my organization/business, and that I, or my organization/business may be disqualified from future participation in any Harrah's New Orleans Casino program.

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