• Insight Center for Community Economic Development
    $300,000 through December, 2021

    to support research on improving the quality of entry level jobs, including the impact of technology, in the New Orleans hospitality industry.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2019
  • New Orleans Youth Alliance
    $230,000 through December, 2021

    to support the NOYA Youth Leadership Fellowship that prepares young people to participate in decisions that impact youth in New Orleans.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2019
  • The National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation
    $600,000 through December, 2021

    To implement the Restaurant Ready and apprenticeship programs in New Orleans and Louisiana.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2019
  • Youth Policy Institute of Iowa
    $25,000 through December, 2020

    to support the Economic Well Being Workgroup.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: November, 2019
  • YouthBuild USA, Inc.
    $375,000 through September, 2021

    to build career pathways for the hospitality sector for Opportunity Youth in Africa.

    Opportunity Youth International Awarded: October, 2019
  • AHLA Foundation, Inc.
    $125,000 through October, 2020

    for a planning grant for roll-out of the AHLA's Opportunity Youth program for New Orleans.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: October, 2019
  • Shaya Barnett Foundation
    $1,000 through December, 2019

    to support the Shaya Barnett Foundation to provide culinary education to young people in New Orleans.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: October, 2019
  • National Food and Beverage Foundation
    $1,750 through September, 2020

    for general operating support of the National Food and Beverage Foundation and the Southern Food and Beverage Museum.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: September, 2019
  • Foundation for Louisiana
    $50,000 through September, 2020

    to support the New Orleans Youth Master Plan to develop a city-wide shared vision of improved outcomes for youth.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: September, 2019
  • Social Science Research Council
    $150,000 through August, 2021

    to support research on the Louisiana Opportunity Youth population and on well-being in California with a specific focus on housing.

    Opportunity Youth USA Awarded: August, 2019