Month: October 2021

  • Upcoming Events: Leadership-Focused Learning Opportunities

    There are many different ways to lead. Strategic planning, financial leadership, and board governance are great ways to strengthen an organization’s adaptability to unforeseen events. Nonprofit leaders are encouraged to register for these three leadership-focused learning opportunities that will help them steer and support their organizations.

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  • Foundation Announces $1,315,000 in New Hurricane Ida Relief Grants

    The Foundation has announced $1,315,000 in immediate assistance grants to local nonprofits leading disaster response and has now distributed over $3.2 million in four rounds of grantmaking. 

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  • Hurricane Ida Disaster Response & Restoration Fund Grant Updates

    Hurricane Ida made landfall in SE Louisiana as a Category 4 Hurricane, wreaking havoc all along its path, particularly in the Lafourche and Terrebonne parish, but causing damage extending into Jefferson, Orleans, St. Tammany, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles and other parishes. To make these grants, the Foundation team has taken guidance from parish officials, conducted due diligence and prioritized ongoing grassroots responses led by people who are native to the impacted parishes  and know their communities best. To date, we have awarded $3,182,000 in grants to our nonprofit partners.

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