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In the News: Partnerships of nonprofits to be topic of workshop

Posted May 20 No Comments


A workshop on collaboration strategies for nonprofit organizations will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, May 29, at the Greater New Orleans Foundation, 1055 St. Charles Ave. Suite 120, New Orleans. – The New Orleans Advocate

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In the News: The Spirit of Community Giving

Posted May 12 No Comments


As part of the Give Local America team, I spent Tuesday in New Orleans for their community’s event, GiveNOLA (which raised more than $4 million in its own right), and visited six nonprofit rallies, attended rallies on Lafayette Square and visited with hosting organization the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Along the way, I think I…

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In the News: Give NOLA Day raises an astonishing $4 million for non-profits

Posted May 12 No Comments


While the final numbers won’t be in for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day generated an incredible $4 million in online contributions for 571 nonprofits, exceeding its 2014 total of $2.2 million by $1.8 million. The total number of online contributions exceeded 34,000 at the close of the…

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In the News: You did it! Locals give back generously on ‘Give Nola Day’

Posted May 12 No Comments


You did it!  GiveNola Day was a huge success! Many of you gave back to your community in a big way– helping the Greater New Orleans Foundation surpass its goal of raising $3 million for local non-profits. – WGNO

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In the News: GiveNOLA Day supports area nonprofits with all-day fundraiser

Posted May 12 No Comments


The Greater New Orleans Foundation kicked off its annual GiveNOLA Day at the strike of midnight Tuesday. It’s the second annual GiveNola Day — a 24-hour online giving campaign supporting 571 area nonprofits. – WDSU

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In the News: Give Nola Day! Help out local non-profits now!

Posted May 12 No Comments


The second GiveNOLA Day – a community-wide, 24-hour online giving day hosted by the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) – is on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. With 571 participating nonprofits this year, GNOF hopes to raise $3 million from 25,000 donors. – WGNO

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In the News: For 100 years, Lighthouse Louisiana providing jobs for the blind

Posted May 12 No Comments


Give NOLA Day on Tuesday, May 5th is a one-day community-wide online day of giving.  The goal is to raise $3 million for over 500 local non-profits. This year there are over 571 participating non-profits throughout the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s 13-parish region working on a broad range of issues,  including: arts & culture, animals,…

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In the News: GiveNOLA Day helps New Orleans nonprofits raise money, awareness

Posted May 12 No Comments


Whether it’s a large New Orleans nonprofit or a little one just getting started, it’s the “non” part of nonprofit that keeps local organizations on their toes, looking to raise funds to serve their various missions. With the second annual online GiveNOLA Day presented by the Greater New Orleans Foundation on Tuesday (May 5), these groups…

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The Greater New Orleans Foundation Honors the Ford Foundation

Posted May 12 No Comments


Spark Plug Award presented to Ford Foundation president Darren Walker (New Orleans, LA – May 12, 2015) The Greater New Orleans Foundation is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2015 Spark Plug Award is the Ford Foundation, which has invested more than $47 million in 76 organizations serving the Greater New Orleans area since…

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GiveNOLA Day Raises an Astonishing $4 million in second year

Posted May 6 No Comments


34,132 generous contributions in 24 hours to 571 nonprofit organizations Giving is up 78% from 2014 (May 6, 2015|New Orleans, LA)  While the final numbers won’t be in for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day generated an incredible $4 million in online contributions for 571 nonprofits, exceeding its…

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