A New Grantmaker’s Reflections from the Environmental Grantmakers Association Fall Retreat and Facing Race Conference
Director of Environmental Programs, Dan Favre, reflects on his recent experiences representing the Greater New Orleans Foundation at two instrumental national philanthropic conferences.
Leadership and Learning
I’ve been to many conferences, but the butterflies in my stomach arriving at the Environmental Grantmakers Association (EGA) Fall Retreat in Chicago made it clear that this was a first – my first time traveling for the Greater New Orleans Foundation, my first national gathering in the field of philanthropy, and my first opportunity to meet so many peers in the space. A month later, as I walked out of the Facing Race conference, l felt more deeply connected to my role in philanthropy and to my own leadership as the Director of Environmental Programs at the Greater New Orleans Foundation. And now, I’ve helped distribute my first round of environmental grants!Learn More
Water Fall Fest: A Climate Solutions Festival
Saturday, November 23rd, the Greater New Orleans Foundation held the second Water Fall Fest: A Climate Solutions Festival at Rosa Keller Library in the Broadmoor neighborhood in partnership with the Alliance for Affordable Energy, ThriveNOLA, Urban Conservancy, Water Collaborative, and Water Wise Gulf SouthLearn More