Registration Opens for GiveNOLA Day 2016

December 18, 2015

GiveNOLA Day will be on May 3, 2016

(December 18, 2015 | New Orleans, LA) Registration for GiveNOLA Day is open for nonprofits wanting to participate in the third annual GiveNOLA Day, a community-wide, 24-hour online giving day, that will take place on May 3, 2016, from midnight to midnight. Registration will be open until March 1, 2016. Nonprofits wishing to register should visit

All 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that are in good standing with the IRS, nonprofit entities that have a fiscal sponsor that is a 501(c)(3) organization in good standing with the IRS, and organizations categorized by the IRS as 509(a)(3) are eligible to participate. The organization’s service area and mailing address must be in the Greater New Orleans Foundation 13-parish region, which is: Assumption, Jefferson, Lafourche, Orleans, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, and Washington. Supporting organizations must provide additional documentation, if not already on file with the Greater New Orleans Foundation.

All nonprofits must participate in a mandatory mechanics webinar, the dates and times of which can be found here Additionally, the Greater New Orleans Foundation is offering optional “It’s Your First GiveNOLA Day” workshops for organizations and staff new to GiveNOLA Day, as well as “Advanced Crowdfunding: Amplifying your GiveNOLA Day Campaign” for staff that is already familiar with GiveNOLA Day. Please visit for the dates and times these workshops are offered.

In its second year, GiveNOLA Day raised an astonishing $4 million for the 571 participating nonprofits from more than 34,000 donations.

For more information on the eligibility requirements or the process of registering, please contact Organizational Effectiveness Program Assistant Rachel Swan at (504) 598-4663 or If you are interested in being a sponsor for GiveNOLA Day, please contact Donor Relations Manager Allie Betts at (504) 598-4663 or