The Greater New Orleans Foundation

GiveNOLA Day Raises Record $8.1 Million in Eighth Year

The Greater New Orleans Foundation announced that while the final numbers won’t be confirmed for several weeks, initial returns indicate that the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s GiveNOLA Day, presented by Baptist Community Ministries and powered by Entergy, generated an astounding $8.1 million in donations for 910 nonprofits, exceeding its 2020 total of $7.1 million. The total number of online contributions exceeded 67,000 at the close of the 24-hour period.



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Greater New Orleans Foundation July 2021

July 19, 2021

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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Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces $100,000 in New Grants from its LGBTQ Fund

June 24, 2021

Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced new grants from its LGBTQ Fund totaling $100,000 to 18 area nonprofits. The Greater New Orleans Foundation’s LGBTQ Fund supports organizations that increase the quality of life and access to opportunity for LGBTQ individuals and families, particularly the most marginalized members of the community, including elders, transgender youth and adults, LGBTQ people of color, low-income LGBTQ people, and LBGTQ persons who are disabled. Since its inaugural year (2016), the GNOF’s LGBTQ fund has made over $450,000 in grants to 43 nonprofits across our region.

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