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Junior League of Lafayette now accepting grant applications

Posted at 6:50 PM, May 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-20 19:50:51-04

LAFAYETTE, La. — The Junior League of Lafayette is now accepting applications for its Collaborative Opportunity Grants for 2020-2021.

According to a release from the Junior League, the Collaborative Opportunity Grant enables it to offer local nonprofit organizations funding for short-term projects.

In addition to monetary funding,the Junior League says its volunteers are provided to assist in the planning, execution and completion of the selected project.

In the 2019-2020 year, Junior League says its Collaborative Opportunity Grants Committee awarded $17,000 in grants and hundreds of volunteer hours to 13 local nonprofit organizations.

The Junior League says these annual grants are funded through its fundraising activities such as Tinsel & Treasures, Kitchen Tour and sales of the League’s four member-written cookbooks.

All grant applications are to be submitted electronically to and a printed copy must arrive via postal carrier or be hand-delivered to Junior League of Lafayette Headquarters, located at 504 Richland Avenue, by the deadline.

Any application that is received after the deadline will not be considered.

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