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Greater New Orleans Foundation April 2020 Grants

May 1, 2020

We’re proud to provide grants that create real impact. That’s why we’re the steward of more than 900 donor-advised and donor-designated funds. Our donors make between $20 million and $30 million in grants to diverse nonprofits throughout the Greater New Orleans region, based on their specific areas of interest. View our most up-to-date list of current and upcoming grant opportunities here.

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In the News: Here’s how Gayle Benson, Greater New Orleans Foundation are helping service, hospitality industry

Sharief Ishaq, WDSU News

April 20, 2020

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced $413,000 in grants from its Louisiana Service & Hospitality Family Assistance Program, an initiative to support low-income restaurant, hotel, and bar employees who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and who are working hard to support their dependent children and elderly parents.

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GNOF, Gayle Benson, McIlhenny Company Announce $413K in Round I of Louisiana Service & Hospitality Family Assistance Program Grants

April 14, 2020

Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced $413,000 in grants from its Louisiana Service & Hospitality Family Assistance Program, an initiative to support low-income restaurant, hotel, and bar employees who have been adversely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and who are working hard to support their dependent children and elderly parents.

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Awards $188,000 Disaster Response & Restoration Fund Grants to 31 Nonprofits of Southeast Louisiana

March 31, 2020

Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced round two of its COVID-19 Disaster Response and Restoration Fund grants totaling $188,000.00 to 31 nonprofits. Since the start of this pandemic, GNOF’s Disaster Response and Restoration Fund has awarded $228,000.00 to nonprofits in Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany Tangipahoa, and Washington Parishes.

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GNOF Launches the Louisiana Service and Hospitality Family Assistance Program

March 23, 2020

The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) launched the Louisiana Service and Hospitality Family Assistance Program, an initiative to support negatively impacted Louisiana service and hospitality workers who are supporting their dependent children and elderly parents and need help to continue meeting their basic needs during the coronavirus pandemic.

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