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Asset Poverty in New Orleans: A Call to Action
August 24, 2012
Knowing What’s Best
August 7, 2012
In 2009, the famous philanthropist George Soros (pictured) announced a $35 million initiative to provi...
Greater New Orleans Foundation Invests in Creative Housing Solutions
August 1, 2012
New Orleans, LA – The Greater New Orleans Foundation is investing in two local nonprofit organizations providing housing for New Orleans’ most vulnerable re...
New Orleans Goes to the Rose Parade
July 23, 2012
Each year, on New Year’s Day hundreds of thousands of people line the streets of Pasedena, California to catch a glimpse of the famous flower-covered floats o...
Extraordinary Generosity of John Marque Lives On
July 13, 2012
Throughout his life, John Marque helped others. He slipped money to the staff at the Azalea Grill on Jefferson Highway where he ate breakfast each morning. He g...
Nonprofits and the Semantic Web
July 3, 2012
Consider this scenario: The year: 2235. Zerbina, a successful interplanetary trader, and her holohusband Zork, are waking up to their first cup of Androm...
How to become a Philanthropist…
November 12, 2010
Several months ago when 40 billionaires including Warren Buffett and Bill Gates signed a pledge to donate much of their wealth to charity, the New York Trust ra...
National Foundation Marguerite Casey Partners with GNOF
January 1, 2010
National foundations continue to invest in New Orleans area as evidenced by a new partnership between the Seattle-based Marguerite Casey Foundation and the Grea...
Thoughts on the Fourth Anniversary of Katrina by Rabbi Edward Paul Cohn
August 29, 2009
New Orleanians and our proud neighbors, we salute you! Your human grandeur and your decency, your character and your faithful perseverance have far surpassed...
Central City Funders Collaborative
May 5, 2009
In 2007, a group of funders with a demonstrated commitment to Central City-JPMorgan Chase, the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation, the Ford Foundation, t...
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