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

Legacy Bus Tour

December 3, 2019

On October 30th, GNOF hosted a special bus tour, tracing the legacy of Dr. Robert and Shirley Haspel.

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Water Fall Fest: A Climate Solutions Festival

November 26, 2019

Saturday, November 23rd, the Greater New Orleans Foundation held the second Water Fall Fest: A Climate Solutions Festival at Rosa Keller Library in the Broadmoor neighborhood in partnership with the Alliance for Affordable Energy, ThriveNOLA, Urban Conservancy, Water Collaborative, and Water Wise Gulf South

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