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

A Celebration of Black Philanthropy

September 16, 2019

On Wednesday, August 28th, the Greater New Orleans Foundation Celebrated Black Philanthropy Month with a Celebration of Black Philanthropy at our Center for Philanthropy. Our event was held to recognize past and present black New Orleanians who give generously to uplift and bring impact to causes that improve all of our community.

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