Month: January 2021

Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces Over $1 Million in Grants to 28 Black-led Organizations. Second Round of Grants from the Foundation’s Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity Powered by Major Investment from Facebook.

  • Greater New Orleans Foundation Announces Over $1 Million in Grants to 28 Black-led Organizations 

    Today, the Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced grants worth over $1 million to 28 Black-led organizations as part of its Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity. These grants, funded in part by a $1 million investment from Facebook, support organizations that provide leadership in ending institutional racism, helping eliminate inequitable systems, and working to close the racial wealth gap. With today’s announcement, GNOF will have granted a total of $1.45 million under the Greater Together Fund for Racial Equity, as part of its strategy of raising and awarding a total of $3 million in multi-year grants.

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  • Greater New Orleans Foundation January 2021

    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: New Orleans City Council committee gives preliminary approval to new bike share partnership

    Blue Krewe received seed money and other assistance from the Greater New Orleans Foundation. Blue Krewe’s board president is Dr. Corey Hebert. Its leadership includes Favre; Coats; former deputy mayor and current GNOF CEO Andy Kopplin; Destinie Hammond, the communications manager for the North American Bikeshare Association and a previous marketing manager at Blue Bikes; and Emilie Bahr, a writer and urban planner. All live in the New Orleans area.

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