News & Insights

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

Read More

LGBTQ Fund: Over $600K Pledged Toward $2.5M Goal!

November 22, 2019

Wednesday, November 20, the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s endowed LGBTQ Fund took center stage at the home of fundholders Henry Lambert and Carey Bond. Over 100 people – donors, prospective donors, Greater New Orleans Foundation trustees, LGBTQ Advisory Committee members and friends, gathered together to hear from former trustee, Henry Lambert and current trustee, Arthur Roger.

Read More

Impact 100 2019

November 21, 2019

Impact 100, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, announced on November 19 that its $100,000 transformative grant will be awarded this year to unCommon Construction. Impact 100 is a group of one hundred local women who have committed to giving $1,100 per year for the purpose of making a single transformative grant to a local nonprofit every year. These transformative grants will be game-changers for the recipient nonprofits. Over time, these nonprofits also will be game-changers for our city and region.

Read More

Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge Showcase

November 12, 2019

On November 11, 2019, we hosted a Pitch It! Showcase at the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Center for Philanthropy. During this event we spotlighted one of the great successes of the program, the partnership between Lighthouse Louisiana and the New Orleans RTA

Read More

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.

Read More