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

Mayor Landrieu and GNOF Reactivate NOLA Pay It Forward Fund, Call on Citizens to Help Those Affected by Devastation of Hurricane Harvey


August 28, 2017 | NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, Mayor Mitch Landrieu and the Greater New Orleans Foundation reactivated the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund for citizens to contribute to rescue and recovery efforts from the historic floods from Hurricane Harvey. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those affected by Hurricane Harvey,” Mayor Landrieu said….

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NOLA Pay It Forward Fund: Hurricane Harvey


Activated by the Mayor of New Orleans in partnership with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, the NOLA Pay It Forward Fund: Hurricane Harvey will provide resources for the early relief and rebuilding efforts of those communities impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  

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Foundation Center Directory Online – September 13, 2017


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. Prospect research is a critical step in fund development planning and grant writing. So where do nonprofits go to find new funding prospects? The Greater New Orleans Foundation Organizational…

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Inaugural Chairman’s Awards Dinner


Girl power rocked the inaugural Chairman’s Awards Dinner when out-going Greater New Orleans Foundation board chair Cheryl Teamer gave thanks to the four Foundation female board chairs who came before her: Betty Lauricella, Diana Lewis, Phyllis Taylor, and Fran Villere. Role models, she said, who set the standard on leadership and character; integrity and loyalty; kindness…

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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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