Dooky Chase Foundation

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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


Past Beneficiaries 


A’s & Aces

Besh Foundation

Chef John Folse's Culinary Institute at Nicholls State University

Community Works of Louisiana

Cypress Academy

Dillard University

Edible Schoolyard

Grow Dat Youth Farm (Tulane University)

Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp

Mid-City Ministries

New Orleans Council on Aging

Odyssey House

Providence Community Housing

Silverback Society, Inc.

St. Katherine Drexel Prepatory School

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

Start the Adventure in Reading (STAIR)

The Beautiful Foundation, Inc.

The Musical Arts Society 

Uptown Jazz Orchestra

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

Xavier University of Louisiana


Dooky Chase Foundation