The Greater New Orleans Foundation

Due to the impacts of Hurricanes Sally and Laura 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.


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.


Celebration of Black Philanthropy, Monday, September 21

August is Black Philanthropy Month where organizations around the world celebrate the giving of the black community. Philanthropy in the black church, social organizations, and the Community Foundation has too often been unrecognized in New Orleans. That is why the Greater New Orleans Foundation is excited to have its Celebration of Black Philanthropy for the third year in a row.


Insights & News

Update on the State of the Nonprofit Sector in Southeast Louisiana

Steve Mumford, University of New Orleans and Kellie Chavez Greene, Greater New Orleans Foundation

September 17, 2020

In June 2020, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and University of New Orleans released a study on the state of the nonprofit sector in Southeast Louisiana during the COVID-19 pandemic, based on surveys collected from late March to mid-April 2020.

To get updates, GNOF and UNO organized a virtual “town hall” in late July, open to all nonprofits throughout the region. Over 60 nonprofit leaders joined the town hall, and about half participated in small group discussions, sharing the following updates.

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