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In the News: Hispanics face many barriers to health care in New Orleans, study says

Posted December 11 No Comments


Puentes and the Health Department already are making an effort to tackle the “low-hanging fruit” exposed by the study. For instance, Puentes, with a grant from Chevron and the Greater New Orleans Foundation, has produced six dual Spanish and English sign packages to install at clinics around New Orleans. It will be seeking donations to…

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In the News: $960,000 in grants presented by Greater New Orleans Foundation to nonprofits

Posted December 11 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation announced Dec. 10 the 48 nonprofit organizations that received 2014 IMPACT grants totalling $960,000 in the categories of arts and culture, education, health, social services and youth development. Now in its sixth year, the IMPACT program is the foundation’s largest discretionary grant making program that awards grants to organizations that serve mostly low-income…

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The Greater New Orleans Foundation Awards $960,000 in IMPACT Grants

Posted December 10 No Comments


48 nonprofit organizations win highly competitive IMPACT grants  New Orleans, LA | December 10, 2014 – The Greater New Orleans Foundation announced today the 48 nonprofit organizations that received 2014 IMPACT grants in the following categories: arts and culture; education; health; social services; and, youth development. Now in its sixth year, the IMPACT program is…

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In the News: Greater New Orleans Foundation recognizes first Emerging Leaders class

Posted December 5 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation recently recognized its first Emerging Leaders graduation class. Emerging Leaders is a leadership training program providing mid-level managers in nonprofit organizations with the management and financial skills they need to excel. – NOLA.com

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In the News: New Orleans Women’s Shelter receives $100,000 grant from Impact 100

Posted December 3 No Comments


Impact 100, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, announced today that its $100,000 transformative grant will be awarded this year to the New Orleans Women’s Shelter in Central City. – NOLA.com

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Impact 100 – One Hundred New Orleans Women – Awards $100,000 to New Orleans Women’s Shelter

Posted December 3 No Comments


Announcement Made on #GivingTuesday (New Orleans, LA – December 2, 2014) Impact 100, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, announced today that its $100,000 transformative grant will be awarded this year to the New Orleans Women’s Shelter. Located in Central City, the New Orleans Women’s Shelter is one of the few shelters that accept…

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Registration Opens for GiveNOLA Day

Posted December 1 No Comments


GiveNOLA Day will be on May 5, 2015 (December 1, 2014 | New Orleans, LA) Registration opens today for nonprofits wanting to participate in the second annual GiveNOLA Day, a community-wide, 24-hour online giving day, that will take place on May 5th, 2015, from midnight to midnight. Registration will be open from today, December 1,…

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In the News: Information session to be held

Posted November 24 No Comments


Tuesday, Dec. 9 starting at 9 a.m., Bayou Community Foundation and the Greater New Orleans Foundation will explain the event they are planning, Give NOLA/Bayou Region, for May 5, 2015. – DailyComet.com

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In the News: Second Harvest Food Bank wins Pitch It!

Posted October 27 No Comments


Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge, a project of the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness initiative in partnership with The Kresge Foundation and Chevron, supports breakthrough ideas in the nonprofit field by encouraging nonprofits to think outside the box to discover new and innovative ways to address community needs. – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: New Orleans area food bank aiming for food production wins non-profit innovation challenge

Posted October 22 No Comments


The Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana on Friday (Oct. 17) won a contest on innovation with a plan to launch an aquaponics operation at its Elmwood warehouse, raising fish and growing vegetables in water… This was the second year for the Pitch It! event produced by the Greater New Orleans Foundation. –…

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