Giving in Action


We provide strategic philanthropy and civic leadership to make the Greater New Orleans Region greater than ever.

Ways to Give

Biennial Celebration of Giving Honored Mrs. Gayle Benson with Prestigious GNOF Spark Plug Award

Tuesday, June 11, 2019, the Greater New Orleans Foundation hosted its biennial Celebration of Giving where Mrs. Gayle Benson was honored with the prestigious Greater New Orleans Foundation Spark Plug Award for Outstanding Philanthropy.



A number of exciting workshops and trainings are scheduled for 2019

Learn more about our programs & workshops below.


Insights & News

Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge Showcase

November 12, 2019

On November 11, 2019, we hosted a Pitch It! Showcase at the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy. During this event we spotlighted one of the great successes of the program, the partnership between Lighthouse Louisiana and the New Orleans RTA

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