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In the News: Propeller Expands Water Challenge with Funding From Greater New Orleans Foundation

Posted June 30 No Comments


Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation has announced they will be expanding their Water Challenge going into its sixth year. The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) has granted Propeller $170,360, which will go toward the launch of the upcoming challenge this fall. – Silicon Bayou News

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In the News: Nonprofit directors attend Greater New Orleans Foundation’s initiative

Posted June 30 No Comments


Twenty-one executive directors in the nonprofit sector in the New Orleans area recently graduated from an intensive program designed to give them the skills they need to succeed. The program was created by the Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational initiative and Compass Point, a nationally-recognized leader in skill development for nonprofit leaders. – NOLA.com

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces Graduates from its first ever Executive Director Intensive

Posted June 29 No Comments


21 successfully complete program (New Orleans, LA – June 24, 2015) Twenty-one executive directors in the nonprofit sector recently completed an intensive program designed specifically to give them the skills they need to succeed. The program was created by the Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational Effectiveness initiative and CompassPoint, a nationally-recognized leader in skill development…

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In the News: Spark Plug Plaudits

Posted June 22 No Comments


“The historic and beautifully renovated Carver Theater on Orleans Avenue housed the recent presentation of the Spark Plug Award to the Ford Foundation at the biennial meeting of the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: The Cradle Will Rock

Posted June 1 No Comments


This Tuesday, June 2, another free showing in the Project’s series comes with a “Living Newspaper” performance, a form pioneered by the Federal Theatre Project. Cripple Creek has partnered with the Greater New Orleans Foundation to show The Cost of Being Poor. “Our actors have created a play that captures the plight of the working poor,” said…

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In the News: Cripple Creek talks about playing with others

Posted June 1 No Comments


This year we began a new partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF), for an upcoming event in June. GNOF commissioned an original play written by our Artistic Director Andrew Vaught about the theme of the event, The Cost of Poverty. – NOLA Defender

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The Greater New Orleans Foundation Presents: New Orleans 360: The Cost of Being Poor

Posted May 26 No Comments


A discussion with author Gary Rivlin and a performance by Cripple Creek Theatre Company New Orleans, LA (May 21, 2015) – The Greater New Orleans Foundation is pleased to announce New Orleans 360: The Cost of Being Poor on Tuesday, June 2nd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at Café Istanbul, 2372 St. Claude Avenue…

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In the News: Partnerships of nonprofits to be topic of workshop

Posted May 20 No Comments


A workshop on collaboration strategies for nonprofit organizations will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, May 29, at the Greater New Orleans Foundation, 1055 St. Charles Ave. Suite 120, New Orleans. – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: The Spirit of Community Giving

Posted May 12 No Comments


As part of the Give Local America team, I spent Tuesday in New Orleans for their community’s event, GiveNOLA (which raised more than $4 million in its own right), and visited six nonprofit rallies, attended rallies on Lafayette Square and visited with hosting organization the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Along the way, I think I…

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In the News: Give NOLA Day raises an astonishing $4 million for non-profits

Posted May 12 No Comments


While the final numbers won’t be in for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day generated an incredible $4 million in online contributions for 571 nonprofits, exceeding its 2014 total of $2.2 million by $1.8 million. The total number of online contributions exceeded 34,000 at the close of the…

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