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Announcements, press releases, and news items from the Greater New Orleans region.

In the News: BlueFin Data Wins Propeller’s Water Challenge


“The Water Challenge is a collaborative initiative between the Greater New Orleans Foundation, Propeller: A Force for Social Innovation, and The Idea Village focused on solving critical regional water issues through entrepreneurship in Louisiana.” – Silicon Bayou News

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In the News: GNOF announces 2017 grantees


“The Greater New Orleans Foundation and ExxonMobil awarded $58,200 in grants to twelve local non-profits. The recipients were recognized during a grantee celebration held at the Torres Park Plaza building in Chalmette last week.” – St. Bernard Voice

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In the News: Jrue Holiday pledges help for tornado victims


“New Orleans Pelicans point guard Jrue Holiday pledged $1,000 per point and assist when the Pelicans host San Antonio on Friday to assist those in immediate need as a result of several devastating tornadoes that impacted New Orleans on Feb. 7. Holiday is working in conjunction with The Greater New Orleans Foundation to immediately aide…

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In the News: Jrue Holiday pledges to donate money to New Orleans tornado relief efforts


“Point guard Jrue Holiday has pledged to donate $1,000 per point and assists to the New Orleans tornado relief efforts on Friday when the Pelicans play the Spurs on Friday night at the Smoothie King Center.” – NOLA.com

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GNOF Awards $150,000 in Second Round of Grants to New Orleans East Families Recovering from the Tornado


(February 23, 2017 | New Orleans, LA)The Greater New Orleans Foundation has awarded an additional $150,000 from its  Helping Our Neighbors: Tornado Relief Fund to nine organizations on the frontlines of helping families with recovery efforts. The organizations awarded grants in this round are schools serving students who live in the impacted areas and nonprofit…

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In the News: NBA, Pelicans and All-Stars to assist tornado victims


“In addition, the league, the NBAPA and the Pelicans are contributing to a tornado relief fund through the Greater New Orleans Foundation.” – Associated Press

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In the News: PJ Morton to host fundraiser for tornado victims with Solange, Dee-1 on Thursday


“Morton has teamed up with the Greater New Orleans Foundation for the event, and the the fundraiser is free, but donations to the GNOF are encouraged.” – NOLA.com

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In the News: Cash Money Records donates 50,000 meals to tornado victims


“The Greater New Orleans Foundation said it has already distributed more than $100,000 to 13 non-profit organizations who are helping storm victims.” – FOX 8

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In the News: Solange Knowles shares her love of New Orleans at tornado victim fundraiser


“At the center, however, was the cause close to Morton’s heart: Raising money for the Greater New Orleans Foundation to rebuild New Orleans East homes ripped apart by the recent tornadoes and bolster the families who lived in them.” – NOLA.com

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Job Announcement: Receptionist and Administrative Assistant


The Greater New Orleans Foundation seeks an experienced Receptionist and Administrative Assistant to provide telephone and administrative support to the Foundation and its initiatives. The Receptionist and Administrative Assistant will report directly to the Office Manager. Required Qualifications Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to handle and direct all incoming telephone calls Set up…

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