Giving in Action


Due to the impact of Hurricane Barry across Southeast Louisiana, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has activated its Disaster Response and Restoration Fund to provide assistance to those across our region who are most in need. Make your donation via the "Donate" button below.

Ways to Give

Biennial Celebration of Giving Honored Mrs. Gayle Benson with Prestigious GNOF Spark Plug Award

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Greater New Orleans Foundation hosted its biennial Celebration of Giving where Mrs. Gayle Benson was honored with the prestigious Greater New Orleans Foundation Spark Plug Award for Outstanding Philanthropy.



A number of exciting workshops and trainings are scheduled for 2019

Learn more about our programs & workshops below.


Insights & News

GiveNOLA Day Raises Record $5.9 Million in Sixth Year

May 9, 2019

While the final numbers won’t be confirmed for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day, powered by Entergy, generated an astounding $5,908,715 in donations for 752 nonprofits, exceeding its 2018 total of $5.6 million. The total number of online contributions exceeded 49,000 at the close of the 24-hour period.

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