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

Greater New Orleans Foundation Activates Response & Restoration Fund for Hurricane Michael


Announce $15,000 in Grants Made in September for Immediate Response to Hurricane Florence NEW ORLEANS  – Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation announced the activation of its Response & Restoration Fund in response to the hurricane impacting Florida and other parts of the country. Donations can be made to the Response and Restoration Fund by visiting www.gnof.org/give-now.  “For the…

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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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Louisiana Green Corps Wins Greater New Orleans Foundation’s Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge


Since 2012, Foundation has awarded over $220,000 to seed innovative ideas (October 11, 2018 | New Orleans, LA) The Greater New Orleans Foundation is pleased to announce that Louisiana Green Corps won first place of Pitch It! The Innovation Challenge, which is made possible thanks to generous support from the Kresge Foundation, Chevron, and Lorraine and Scott Chotin. Family…

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Executive Director Fundamentals: Setting Up for Success


We are currently not accepting applications. Please email Kristen Craig (kristen@gnof.org) to be placed on the notification list for the next cohort.  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…

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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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