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In the News: The Latest Community Funder to Tackle LGBT Issues, This Time in New Orleans

Posted June 28 No Comments


“The latest community foundation to jump onboard this trend takes us south to the tip of Louisiana, where the Greater New Orleans Community Foundation just launched its very first LGBT fund. This is a fund that will help donors in the New Orleans community contribute to local LGBT organizations to improve the lives of these…

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In the News: Greater New Orleans Foundation Launches LGBT Fund

Posted June 27 No Comments


“The Greater New Orleans Foundation has announced the launch of a fund that will channel charitable contributions to local organizations working to improve the quality of life for members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.” – Philanthropy News Digest

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In the News: Kopplin leaving mayor’s office for new job

Posted June 27 No Comments


“Deputy Mayor Andy Kopplin is leaving New Orleans City Hall to be the new President and CEO of the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – WGNO

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In the News: Andy Kopplin named CEO of Greater New Orleans Foundation

Posted June 27 No Comments


“Andy Kopplin, a top player in Mayor Mitch Landrieu’s administration for the last six years, has been named president and CEO of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the organization said Friday (June 24).” – NOLA.com

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Names Andrew D. Kopplin New President & CEO

Posted June 24 No Comments


New Orleans, LA (June 24, 2016)—The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced today that Andrew D. Kopplin will assume the position of president & CEO. Kopplin currently serves as first deputy mayor and chief administrative officer for Mayor Mitch Landrieu at the City of New Orleans. He succeeds Albert Ruesga who has served as president…

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The Greater New Orleans Foundations Launches LGBT Fund Nonprofits have until July 15 to apply for funding

Posted June 23 No Comments


New Orleans, LA | June 24, 2016   The Greater New Orleans Foundation announced today the launch of the LGBT Fund that will channel charitable contributions to local organizations supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. “The Greater New Orleans Foundation is playing a vital role of raising awareness and support for organizations that…

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In the News: Bayou Region raises record-breaking amount on GiveNOLA Day

Posted June 21 No Comments


“GiveNOLA Day [for the Bayou Region] had a record-breaking year despite technical difficulties that shut down the website for 10 of the 24 hours. The 54 participating nonprofits raised a combined $52,629.” – Houma Today

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The Greater New Orleans Foundation Awards more than $500,000 to Organizations Addressing Challenges Related to Water Across the Region

Posted June 14 No Comments


(June 14, 2016 |New Orleans, LA) The Greater New Orleans Foundation deepened its commitment to Southeast Louisiana by awarding more than $500,000 in grants from its Environmental Fund to 18 nonprofit organizations addressing our region’s water challenges. “Whether you live in rural, suburban, or urban areas in Southeast Louisiana, you’re affected by our region’s relationship…

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New Orleans nonprofits hauled in $4 million in recent online giving day

Posted June 13 No Comments


“New Orleans nonprofits raised $4 million during this year’s GiveNOLA campaign, despite a 10-hour website glitch that blocked online access for thousands of donors last month. Officials released the final tally after they spent weeks calculating donations received by phone during and just after the technical failure.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Releases Needs Scan Report 2.0 of Local Nonprofit Sector

Posted June 9 No Comments


(New Orleans, LA | June 9, 2016) The Organizational Effectiveness Initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation released Needs Scan 2.0 Report, an in-depth look at the organizational needs of the nonprofit sector in the Greater New Orleans area. The report’s findings are based on survey results from 308 nonprofit organizations and 60 group and…

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