For the seventh consecutive year, a deserving nonprofit organization in the Greater New Orleans area will have an opportunity to positively impact the health and well-being of the community, as Humana (NYSE: HUM) will open the call for entries starting April 29 for the $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit-New Orleans 2013 grant.
Humana is inviting all nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations based in Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa and Washington parishes to apply for the one-time, $100,000 Humana Communities Benefit charitable grant in New Orleans.
Humana Communities Benefit is a charitable giving program, sponsored by the Humana Foundation. The program awards a one-time, $100,000 signature grant to a Greater New Orleans nonprofit organization, focused on improving the health and well-being of the community in the areas of childhood health, intergenerational health and active lifestyles.
The grant application deadline for this year’s program is July 30. Following a selection process by a panel of local judges, the 2013 grant winner will be announced at an awards gala in New Orleans this November.
“Humana is proud to continue the tradition and provide nonprofit organizations in the New Orleans area with an opportunity to receive this transformational funding,” said Rhonda Bagby, Humana Louisiana Commercial Market President.