Greater New Orleans Foundation October 2020 Grants

October 31, 2020

We’re proud to provide grants that create real impact.

Disaster: Covid-19 Response

Round 5: Assistance For Families With Young Children

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

New Orleans Family Justice Alliance 10/30/20 COVID 19 Emergency Response $10,000

Q3

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

NewCorp, Inc. 10/30/20 COVID-19 Rental Assistance via the Families for Families program $100,000
Urban Conservancy 11/6/20 French Market Place Parklet $35,000

Q3: Health

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Crescent Care 10/30/20 CrescentCare COVID-19 Testing $150,000
DePaul Community Health Centers, formerly Daughters of Charity Health Services of New Orleans 10/30/20 COVID-19 Rapid Testing Program $100,000
Luke’s House Clinic 10/30/20 Language Access and Health System Strengthening $50,000

Q3: Transit

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Blue Krewe 10/30/20 Purchase of New Bikeshare Fleet and Relaunch of Blue Bikes $25,000
Ride New Orleans 11/6/20 Equitable transitit for COVID and beyond $40,000

Q3: Food Security

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Nola Tree Project 10/30/20 COVID-19 long-term food delivery and coordination $30,000
Second Harvest Food Bank of GNO/Acadiana 11/13/20 COVID-19 Food Security $100,000

Environmental

The Environmental Fund is focused on building the movement to live better with the water in our region, while centering equity.  Our grantmaking and programmatic work focuses on three issue areas: the management of urban water, the protection and resilience of our coastal communities in the face of climate change, and the growth of the Southeast Louisiana water economy.  The Environmental Fund also aims to elevate the conversation around environmental, social, and economic sustainability as well as climate action and resilience in the Greater New Orleans region.

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Deep South Center for Environmental Justice 10/9/20 project coordination and facilitation for the Climate Action Equity Project $5,000
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana 10/30/20 education, community engagement and advocacy for equitable coastal restoration and adaptation, including supporting the State of the Coast Conference $25,000
Groundwork New Orleans 10/30/20 General operating support $15,000
United Houma Nation 10/30/20 General operating support $20,000
South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center 10/30/20 virtual adaptation of the Coastal Classroom Series and continued expansion of the Series into Lafourche Parish schools $28,240

NLE: Hansen

Supports organizations located in the City of New Orleans sponsoring cultural activities in the fields of classical music, theater, and fine arts.

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra 10/16/20 Strategic Plan and Leadership Transition $5,000
WWNO 10/30/20 Enhancing WWNO Fundraising Capability During the Pandemic $2,500

Competitive DAFs: Richard West Freeman Challenges

The purpose of The Richard West Freeman Endowment and Board-Restricted Cash Reserve Challenges (The Challenges) is to create endowment funds or board-restricted cash reserves for nonprofit organizations serving the Greater New Orleans thirteen-parish region. The Challenges are designed to assist nonprofit organizations in (1) establishing and/or building endowments or board-restricted cash reserves and (2) educating the nonprofit sector and the donor community on the importance of building financial independence to ensure long-term financial stability.

Board Restricted Reserve Grants: Organizations who were invited to and have completed the Board Restricted Reserve challenge.

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

New Orleans Police & Justice Foundation 11/20/20 Raise $30,000/Match $15,000 $15,000

Competitive DAFs: Pratt Stanton Manor Fund

To help older adults live dignified, meaningful, and independent lives.

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Giving HOPE 10/9/20 Giving HOPE Senior Feeding Program $25,000
Kingsley House Inc 10/9/20 Kingsley Adult Day Care $20,000
Rebuilding Together New Orleans 10/9/20 Safe at Home 2020-2021 $20,000
Kinship Center 10/9/20 Nurturing Seniors Programs at Kinship Center $15,000
Matthew 25:35 Ministries 10/9/20 Senior Personal Hygiene and Supplemental Items along with Diabetic Items $20,000

Support Organizations: McClure Fund

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

Arc of Greater New Orleans 10/30/20 Emergency ADA Compliance Repair – Disability Community Center $14,495

Employee Assistance Fund: Fidelity Here for Good Employee Assistance Fund

The Fidelity Bank Here For Good Employee Assistance Fund was established to assist current full-time and part-time employees of Fidelity Bank and their eligible dependents who may be suffering financial hardship due to a medical or catastrophic event. Employees may request assistance of $250 – $2,500 per qualified event.

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

10/30/20 $2,000.00

Louisiana Service and Hospitality Family Assistance Fund

This program will provide grants of up to $1,000 for service and hospitality workers whose families are experiencing financial crisis in the Greater New Orleans region. (LSHFAP and CCFAP)

Organization Name

Date Awarded

Type of Request

Amount Awarded

10/14/20 $1,000.00
10/30/20 $19,000.00