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In the News: One-day fund drive to benefit local nonprofits

Posted April 13 No Comments


The Bayou Community Foundation will participate in a 24-hour fund drive May for nonprofits in Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes and Grand Isle. In a partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the local philanthropic organization will host GiveNOLA Day for the Bayou Region. – DailyComet.com

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In the News: New Orleans Works

Posted April 10 No Comments


The New Orleans Works medical assistant training program is a collaboration involving Ochsner Health System, Delgado Community College, Providence Community Housing and the Greater New Orleans Foundation. – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: Lee Circle eyesore to undergo transformation

Posted April 10 No Comments


For years, it’s been a high-profile symbol of New Orleans blight, but a dramatic transformation is finally underway. F. H. Myers Construction Corp. and Waggonner and Ball Architects have kicked off construction of the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s new office building at 919 St. Charles Avenue in Lee Circle. – WVUE New Orleans

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In the News: NOEW Panelists discuss living with water

Posted April 7 No Comments


The 5th annual Water Challenge — a collaboration between Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, The Idea Village, and the Greater New Orleans Foundation as part of New Orleans Entrepreneur Week — showcased innovative solutions to water issues critical to Louisiana’s economy, ecosystem, and coastal protection. – NolaVie

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5th Annual Water Challenge Winner Boosts Hurricane Protection By Planting Storm-Resistant Trees

Posted March 25 No Comments


Wetland Resources, LLC wins $10,500 in funding at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week NEW ORLEANS, LA (Mar. 24, 2015) – The 5th Annual Water Challenge took place this Monday, March 23rd at The Chicory during New Orleans Entrepreneur Week. A collaborative initiative between Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, the Greater New Orleans Foundation, and The…

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In the News: Wetland Resources wins Water Challenge

Posted March 25 No Comments


Wetland Resources LLC wants to create sustainable, long-lasting storm protection for Louisiana cities through large-scale planting of cypress forests. That idea won the fifth annual Water Challenge business pitch competition. The challenge, sponsored by Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and the Idea Village, was held Monday at the Chicory as part…

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In the News: Water Challenge Business Pitch Awards $10,000 to Wetland Resources, LLC

Posted March 24 No Comments


The Water Challenge initiative is a collaboration between Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, The Idea Village and the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) that aims to identify and support entrepreneurial solutions that apply innovative approaches to how we live with water. – Silicon Bayou News

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24 Graduate from New Orleans Works Medical Assistant Training Program

Posted March 20 No Comments


Highly Successful Workforce Partnership Continues between Ochsner Health System, Delgado Community College, Providence Community Housing, and the Greater New Orleans Foundation New Orleans, LA – New Orleans Works (NOW), a workforce initiative at the Greater New Orleans Foundation, proudly announces the graduation and employment of 24 medical assistants who recently completed a four month training…

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In the News: Nonprofit workshop to be held

Posted March 16 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational Effectiveness Initiative, the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools and Bayou Community Foundation will present a workshop for nonprofit leaders March 27 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the North Branch of Terrebonne Parish Library, 4130 W. Park Ave, Gray. – HoumaToday

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In the News: GiveNOLA Day sets $3M goal

Posted March 5 No Comments


The inaugural GiveNOLA Day in 2014 exceeded expectations with the highest average donation by region in the national event called Give Local America. Organized locally by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, more than 19,000 donors contributed an average of $147 to raise $2.25 million for 309 participating nonprofits. – The New Orleans Advocate

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