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Next 100 Years Challenge Update

Isabel Barrios, Senior Program Officer, Greater New Orleans Foundation

March 12, 2024
On January 30, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (Foundation)hosted the first meeting of its 15-team Next 100 Year... Read More

Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans

January 30, 2024

The 2023 class of Emerging Philanthropists of New Orleans (EPNO), the first EPNO class since the program became a part of the Greater New Orleans Foundation family, culminated on December 5 with the presentation of checks to five area nonprofits. Totaling $33,000, the grants included donations from participant contributions. The 2023 grantees are Central City Community Outreach, The COOL Cooperative, Hagar’s House, Make Music NOLA, and Wake.

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Impact 100 2023

November 13, 2023

On Monday, November 13, 2023, Impact 100, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, awarded its $100,000 transformative grant to local nonprofit Split Second Foundation. Impact 100, now in its 11th year, is a group of over 100 local women who committed to giving $1,100 each for the purpose of making a single transformative grant to a local nonprofit. Recipient nonprofits use the grant to deepen their impact and grow their network of supporters. Since its inaugural year, Impact 100, sponsored by Villere & Co., has granted more than $1.3 million to nonprofits across our region. 

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