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Announcements, press releases, and news items from the Greater New Orleans region.

Guiding Clients in Philanthropic Giving with Bryan K. Clontz


Charitable Planning with Non-cash Assets Donor Advised Funds: The Swiss Army Knife of Gift Planning Charitable Planning Under the New Tax Laws With Nationally-Acclaimed Speaker Bryan K. Clontz, PhD, CFP, CLU, ChFC, CAP, AEP, RCIP   A 45-second highlight reel of Bryan’s presentation: A recording of Bryan’s full presentation: Bryan K. Clontz is founder and…

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Finalists Named in the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge


Three nonprofit organizations compete for prize money on October 4 (September 7, 2018 | New Orleans, LA) The Greater New Orleans Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of three local nonprofits as finalists for Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge, which is made possible thanks to generous support from the Kresge Foundation, Chevron, and Lorraine…

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Executive Director Fundamentals: Setting Up for Success


Sponsored by Chevron and brought to you by the Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Organizational Effectiveness Initiative.   The job of an executive director is challenging even for the most experienced executives, but for someone new to the position, it can be especially overwhelming. As Executive Directors, how do you powerfully lead your organizations while facing complex…

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Job Announcement: Development Assistant


The Greater New Orleans Foundation has been a trusted philanthropic leader in the 13-parish Greater New Orleans region for 35 years. Our vision is to create a vibrant, sustainable, and just region for all and our mission is to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action. Our Foundation is an inspiring, engaging, challenging, thought…

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Job Announcement: Development Officer


The Greater New Orleans Foundation has been a trusted philanthropic leader in the 13-parish Greater New Orleans region for 35 years. Our vision is to create a vibrant, sustainable, and just region for all and our mission is to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action. Our Foundation is an inspiring, engaging, challenging, thought-provoking,…

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Job Announcement: Special Assistant to the President and CEO


The Greater New Orleans Foundation has been a trusted philanthropic and civic leader in the 13-parish Greater New Orleans region for 35 years. Our vision is to create a vibrant, sustainable, and just region for all and our mission is to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action. Our Foundation is an inspiring, engaging,…

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Advisory: Greater New Orleans Foundation Hosts Spirit of Charity Innovation District Citywide Community Workshop


NEW ORLEANS – Monday, August 13, 2018, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Design Jones, LLC will host the second citywide community workshop to get public input on possibilities for redeveloping the neighborhood surrounding the former Charity Hospital.  The first meeting of close to 100 participants took place July 25.  These community workshops are a…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Greater New Orleans Foundation to Host First Spirit of Charity Innovation District Citywide Community Workshop


NEW ORLEANS – Wednesday, July 25, 2018, the Greater New Orleans Foundation and Design Jones, LLC will host the first of two citywide community workshops to get public input on possibilities for redeveloping the neighborhood surrounding the former Charity Hospital.  This meeting is a part of the collaborative public engagement process that Design Jones, LLC…

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Launches Strategic Planning Process for Spirit of Charity Innovation District


Process to develop comprehensive strategy for area surrounding former Charity Hospital NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (Foundation) announced the start of its Strategic Planning Process for the Spirit of Charity Innovation District. The Foundation will work with local experts and stakeholders to outline a comprehensive strategy that will lead to robust…

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Greater New Orleans Foundation Strengthens Financial Capacity of Local Nonprofits


(New Orleans, LA – July 3, 2018) The Greater New Orleans Foundation delivered a three-part training that armed twelve local nonprofit organizations with improved financial management and organizational performance skills. Financial Leadership: Transactional, Managerial, and Strategic-A Practicum for Success was presented thanks to funding and support from the Kresge Foundation. It began in March and…

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