In education, Propeller’s Impact Accelerator focuses on supporting entrepreneurs working to infuse  social-emotional learning, increase family and community engagement, and enact  equitable, culturally relevant practices, policies, and approaches to classrooms, schools, and education systems across New Orleans.

Program Dates: July 15 - November 20

Applications Open: May 1

Final Application Deadline: May 31 at 11:59 pm CT

Key Dates

Applicant Webinar: Tuesday, May 5, 12:00 - 12:30 pm | RSVP
Applicant Webinar: Wednesday, May 13, 5:30-6:30pm | RSVP
Applicant Webinar: Thursday, May 21, 5:30-6:00pm | RSVP

Program Eligibility

  • For-profit or nonprofit with earned revenue
  • Startup or growth stage
  • Bringing equitable, culturally relevant approaches to the classrooms, schools, and education systems in New Orleans

Success Story

Dancing Grounds

Dancing Grounds

Dancing Grounds is a nonprofit organization that provides physically and artistically rigorous dance training at its studios and in schools with a focus on social-emotional development, physical health, leadership skills, and social justice.

In 2019, Dancing Grounds supported 225 young people in using artistic talents to advocate for social change, as well as promoted health and wellness through dance to 1,700 adults.

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