Dooky Chase Foundation

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2014 grants

The Edgar "Dooky" Jr. and Leah Chase family Foundation seeks to cultivate and support organizations that engage in activities that support cultural arts, education, culinary arts, and social justice.

Beneficiaries of the Dooky Chase Foundation Grant


2015 Beneficiaries 

A’s & Aces
Besh Foundation
Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp
MidCity Ministry
New Orleans Council on Aging
STAIR – Start Adventures in Reading


2014 Beneficiaries 

Volunteers of America
Edible Schoolyard
Cypress Academy
Xavier University of Louisiana
Dillard University
Providence Community Housing
Odyssey House
Mid-City Ministries
Community Works of Louisiana


2013 Beneficiaries 

Volunteers of America of Greater New Orleans - Mentoring Children of Promise

Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR)

St. Peter Claver Catholic Church - St. Edmund's Social Concern and Community Concert for Black History Month

Chef John Folse's Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University

Grow Dat Youth Farm (Tulane University)

Uptown Jazz Orchestra

St. Katherine Drexel Prepatory School

The Beautiful Foundation, Inc.

Silverback Society, Inc.

The Musical Arts Society

Dillard University

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