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In the News: Endowment workshop

Posted January 22 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation will present free workshops designed to help local nonprofit groups start an endowment. The first workshop will be offered from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, and the second will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Feb. 3 at the foundation office, 1055 St. Charles Ave. –…

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In the News: St. Claude Main Street helps local vendors set up shop

Posted January 15 No Comments


Moving in amid the storm of highly anticipated and well-received dining options along St. Claude Avenue — including spots like Junction, Red Chinese and the soon-to-open St. Roch Market — are an array of local retailers.

Initiated by a grant from the Greater New Orleans Foundation to St. Claude Main Street, pop-up retail stores now occupy…

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Invests $1 Million to Support Long-Term Affordable Homes for New Orleans Families

Posted January 13 No Comments


Last grant from affordable housing fund  New Orleans, LA (January 5, 2015) – Over the next ten years, a total of 1,000 permanently affordable housing units will make home ownership possible for many low-income families through an innovative program developed by the Crescent City Community Land Trust (CCCLT).  The land trust approach, which is catching…

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In the News: Greater New Orleans Foundation will hold free grant workshops on endowments

Posted January 7 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation will hold two free workshops on applying for  revised Freeman Challenges, a grant program that helps nonprofits start an endowment. – NOLA.com

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In the News: Louisiana Business: Freeman Challenge

Posted January 6 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation announces the revised Freeman Challenges, a grantmaking program to help nonprofits start an endowment. – BayouBuzz.com

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In the News: Bicentennial of The Battle of New Orleans commemoration planned in Chalmette

Posted December 31 No Comments


The Battle of New Orleans Historical Symposium events, including the brunches, are free and open to the public.  The Greater New Orleans Foundation, Exxon Mobil Fund and the St. Bernard Office of Tourism are sponsors of the symposium. – NOLA.com

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In the News: GNOF grants to make IMPACT on 48 nonprofits

Posted December 31 No Comments


“Each year, we are entrusted with money by our donors to do with as we see fit,” said Flint Mitchell, program officer at GNOF. “Since 2009, this program has allowed us to give to a wide array of organizations in five categories: arts and culture, youth development, education, health and social services. Last year, we…

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In the News: Foundation taking apps for $1,000 scholarship

Posted December 31 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation is accepting applications for the Myer Epstein Bishop Scholarship. Bishop, a 1978 graduate of East Ascension High School, died in 2005. - The Advocate

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

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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