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In the News: Ways to help flood victims in Baton Rouge, elsewhere across Louisiana

Posted August 15 No Comments


“Mayor Mitch Landrieu reactivated a fund Monday that New Orleans residents can use to contribute to flood recovery efforts. The NOLA Pay It Forward Fund, launched in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, is accepting donations at gnof.org/NOLApayitforward.” – The New Orleans Advocate

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Mayor of New Orleans Establishes Fund To Help the Thousands of Louisiana Families Stranded By Floods

Posted August 15 No Comments


New Orleans, LA | August 15, 2016 – To provide immediate relief for the victims of the recent historic floods in Louisiana, the Mayor of New Orleans has opened the “NOLA Pay It Forward Fund” for those who want to help the approximately 10,000 people currently living in temporary shelters throughout southeast Louisiana. Within the…

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In the News: Coliseum Square’s Pokemon statue to be auctioned; proceeds to benefit neighborhood parks

Posted August 15 No Comments


“The association has been awarded a Freeman Endowment Challenge grant of $25,000 by the Greater New Orleans Foundation to establish an endowment benefiting the parks and fountains of the Lower Garden District. If the association can raise $50,000 by Dec. 31, the foundation will match that with $25,000, creating a total endowment of $75,000.” – The…

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In the News: New CEOs at Greater New Orleans and National Park Foundations

Posted July 5 No Comments


“Andrew Kopplin, first deputy mayor and chief administrative officer of New Orleans, was appointed chief executive of the Greater New Orleans Foundation. He will replace Albert Ruesga, who has announced plans to work as a consultant.” – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

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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 One Comment


“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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