The Greater New Orleans Foundation

Due to the impacts of Hurricanes Sally,Laura, Delta, and Tropical Storm Marco, the Greater New Orleans Foundation has activated its Disaster Response and Restoration Fund to provide assistance to those who are most in need.

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Activates Disaster Response & Restoration Fund for the New Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

The Greater New Orleans Foundation has announced the activation of its Disaster Response and Restoration Fund in response to the new coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic. The outbreak of the COVID-19, now declared a global pandemic by the World Health Organization, is on everyone’s mind. With community transmission having occurred in the Greater New Orleans region, the time for action is now.

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In the News: Here’s how Gayle Benson, Greater New Orleans Foundation are helping service, hospitality industry

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced $413,000 in grants from its Louisiana Service & Hospitality Family Assistance Program, an initiative to support low-income restaurant, hotel, and bar employees who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and who are working hard to support their dependent children and elderly parents.

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GNOF Releases “Stormwater Opportunities: Spirit of Charity, Lafitte Greenway, and Armstrong Park” Study

October 21, 2020

Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) released a groundbreaking new study commissioned from Waggonner & Ball Architecture/Environment. “Stormwater Opportunities: Spirit of Charity, Lafitte Greenway, and Armstrong Park” that provides recommendations that, if implemented, could lead to a 39% flood volume reduction during a 10-Year Storm in the New Orleans Central Business District, Treme, Tulane-Gravier, and Mid-City neighborhoods.

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Greater New Orleans Foundation October 2020 Grants

October 9, 2020

We’re proud to provide grants that create real impact. That’s why we’re the steward of more than 900 donor-advised and donor-designated funds. Our donors make between $20 million and $30 million in grants to diverse nonprofits throughout the Greater New Orleans region, based on their specific areas of interest. View our most up-to-date list of current and upcoming grant opportunities here.

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