Month: December 2022

The Foundation announces $75,000 in immediate grants to local nonprofits leading disaster response

  • Foundation Activates Disaster Response & Restoration Fund for December 2022 Tornado Recovery Efforts

    The Greater New Orleans Foundation (Foundation) announced it has activated its Disaster Response & Restoration Fund and will be awarding a total of $75,000 in grants to six local nonprofits that serve Jefferson, St. Bernard, St. Charles, and Orleans parishes in response to the tornadoes which hit on Wednesday, December 14.

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  • Leadership and Learning

    I’ve been to many conferences, but the butterflies in my stomach arriving at the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) Fall Retreat in Chicago made it clear that this was a first – my first time traveling for the Greater New Orleans Foundation, my first national gathering in the field of philanthropy, and my first opportunity to meet so many peers in the space. A month later, as I walked out of the Facing Race conference, l felt more deeply connected to my role in philanthropy and to my own leadership as the Director of Environmental Programs at the Greater New Orleans Foundation. And now, I’ve helped distribute my first round of environmental grants!

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