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grant process


The Foundation conducts an open application process and each submitted application is reviewed by the trustees.  We do request, if your organization has not previously applied, to contact foundation staff prior to submitting an application.

contact us

The Gheens Foundation

401 West Main Street

Suite 705

Louisville, KY  40202

Kathy Knotts, Grants Officer

(502) 584-4650

Our Mission:  “To improve the quality of life for the residents of Metropolitan Louisville and Lafourche and Terrebonne Parishes in Louisiana; to meet present and emerging needs of those communities through grant-making and philanthropic leadership."


The Gheens Foundation
401 West Main Street  Louisville KY 40202



​Michael B. Mountjoy, Chair and CEO                
Barry G. Allen, President and Treasurer                   
John R. Crockett III,  Secretary     


Michael B. Mountjoy

John R. Crockett III

​Lori H. Flanery 

​James J. Lancaster

Carolyn W. Tandy

Phoebe A. Wood