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

In the News: Child Advocacy Services launches weather resource


“With support from St. John United Way and other area partners such as United Healthcare, Northshore Community Foundation, Visually Speaking and the Greater New Orleans Foundation, [Child Advocacy Services] revealed its updated community resource at the St. John the Baptist Parish Library on May 30 to an audience of community members, partners, supporters, CASA volunteers…

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Nonprofit Compliance Workshop


This workshop is currently full, please email Rachel Swan (rachel@gnof.org) to be placed on the notification list should space become available or for a future session.   The Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational Effectiveness Initiative (OE) and Baldwin Haspel Burke & Mayer, LLC are partnering to host a workshop on nonprofit compliance. The workshop will focus primarily on…

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VIA LINK Nonprofit Forum


The Greater New Orleans Foundation is thrilled to partner with VIA LINK for a nonprofit forum to learn more about their Community Resource Directory. VIA LINK is the home to 211 and the most comprehensive database of resources and services in the state. This is an invaluable information and referral resource for nonprofits. In the…

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Protecting Your Leaders: Don’t Leave Your Directors & Board Members At Risk – October 10, 2017


The Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational Effectiveness Initiative (OE) and Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc. are partnering to host a workshop on Director’s & Officer’s insurance coverage. This workshop is designed for Executive Directors, Officers and Board Members. Protecting Your Leaders: Don’t Leave Your Directors & Board Members At Risk Tuesday, October 10, 2017 9:00 am –…

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Human Resources 101 – August 15, 2017


The Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational Effectiveness Initiative (OE) and Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc. are partnering to host a workshop on fair labor standards and important wage and compensation considerations. This workshop is designed for executive directors, human resource directors, and staff and board members with human resource management or supervision responsibilities. Human Resources…

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Protecting Your Mission: How the Right Coverage Builds a Foundation for Success – June 20, 2017


The Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational Effectiveness Initiative (OE) and Gillis, Ellis & Baker, Inc. are partnering to host a workshop on buying the right Insurance for your non-profit. This workshop is designed for Executive Directors, COOs, Office Managers, Risk Managers, and board members. Protecting Your Mission: How the Right Coverage Builds a Foundation for Success Tuesday,…

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In the News: GiveNOLA Day raises $4.9 million for local nonprofits


“Organizers of the GiveNOLA fundraising campaign report a record $4.9 million in donations during their 24-hour giving campaign Tuesday, surpassing goals and breaking records for the annual event. The Greater New Orleans Foundation, organizer of the GiveNOLA campaign, reports more than 38,000 gifts were made to 717 participating nonprofits, for a total of $4.9 million.”…

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In the News: GiveNOLA Day banks $4.9 million from day of charity


“While the final numbers won’t be confirmed for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day generated $4.9 million in donations for 717 nonprofits, exceeding its 2016 total of $4 million.” – NOLA.com

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In the News: Fourth Give NOLA Day raises millions for local charities in 24-hour sprint


“A 24-hour philanthropic sprint seemed on track to meet its goal of raising $4.5 million for local nonprofits as the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s fourth Give NOLA Day moved into its final stretch Tuesday evening with a downtown festival at Lee Circle.” – The Advocate

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In the News: Give NOLA Day hopes to raise millions for hundreds of organizations


“Give NOLA Day, which is sponsored by the Greater New Orleans Foundation, returned Tuesday for another year of helping nonprofit organizations in southeast Louisiana.” – WDSU

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