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Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces Graduates from its first Executive Director Bootcamp

Posted January 27 No Comments


Photo by Charles Leche 23 successfully complete program (New Orleans, LA – January 21, 2016) Twenty-three executive directors in the nonprofit sector recently completed an intensive program designed to give executive directors who have been in the role for three years or less the skills they need to succeed. The program, created by the Greater…

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In the News: Sewerage & Water Board partners with GNOF to go green

Posted January 26 No Comments


“The Sewerage & Water Board and the Greater New Orleans Foundation are partnering to promote green infrastructure and stormwater management in the city.” – New Orleans City Business

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The Sewerage & Water Board of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Foundation Sign Cooperative Endeavor Agreement

Posted January 26 No Comments


(January 21, 2016 | New Orleans, LA) The Sewerage and Water Board of New Orleans and the Greater New Orleans Foundation announced today that they have entered into a cooperative endeavor agreement to promote green infrastructure and stormwater management in New Orleans. “We welcome the opportunity to work with the Greater New Orleans Foundation because…

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In the News: 23 Executive Directors Graduate From GNOF Bootcamp

Posted January 25 No Comments


“Twenty-three nonprofit executive directors completed an intensive program designed specifically to give them the skills they need to succeed. The program, created by the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) Organizational Effectiveness initiative and Compass Point, a nationally-recognized leader in skill development for nonprofit leaders, combined expert instruction and peer-learning to tackle some of the toughest…

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In the News: 10 semifinalists named for PitchNOLA, have chance to win $10,000 in seed funding

Posted January 14 No Comments


“Prizes will be awarded by a panel of judges, including Leslie Jacobs, CEO of the New Orleans Startup Fund; Tulane professor Peter Ricchiuti, who hosts of WWNO’s Out to Lunch program; and Carmen James, vice president of programs at the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Awards Over $500,000 to Nonprofits Working on Environmental Challenges

Posted January 6 No Comments


14 organizations receive grants from the Environmental Fund (New Orleans, LA |December 28, 2015) The Greater New Orleans Foundation deepened its commitment to addressing our regional environmental challenges by awarding $528,160 in grants to 14 nonprofit organizations. “It’s going to take all of us—government, national organizations, and local nonprofits to create long-term solutions to our…

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In the News: Registration Now Open For GiveNOLA Day 2016

Posted December 28 No Comments


“Registration for GiveNOLA Day is now open for nonprofits wanting to participate in the third annual GiveNOLA Day that will take place on May 3, 2016, from midnight to midnight.” – Biz New Orleans

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In the News: Ogden Goes Digital

Posted December 28 No Comments


“The Ogden Museum of Southern Art has been awarded funding for a digital imaging station through the Selley Foundation Fund, administered by the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Ella West Freeman Foundation.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: GNOF Gets $978K Kresge Foundation Grant To Expand Human Services Network

Posted December 21 No Comments


“The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) will use a $978,000 grant from The Kresge Foundation to work with New Orleans-based human services organizations to create a network of service providers that is easy for clients to access and navigate.” – Biz New Orleans

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In the News: Ford’s $190 Million Renovation Carries Message About Philanthropy

Posted December 21 No Comments


“For instance, this summer the Greater New Orleans Foundation plans to open the Center for Philanthropy, which will include the group’s headquarters, office space for two nonprofits, and a coffee shop. Albert Ruesga, the foundation’s president, said the coffee-shop space will be offered first to area nonprofits that provide food service and that the W.K. Kellogg…

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