Giving Back: Greater New Orleans Foundation

Nonprofit Profile
The Greater New Orleans Foundation recently opened the Center for Philanthropy at 919 St. Charles Avenue, the catalytic hub for philanthropy in our region.

ABOUT THE GREATER NEW ORLEANS

At the Greater New Orleans Foundation, we look to create a vibrant, sustainable and just region for all in the Greater New Orleans region. The Greater New Orleans Foundation serves both donors and grantees—linking people who want to give with the needs and aspirations of the greater community.

We provide civic leadership by pulling together people, ideas and resources; we increase the effectiveness of nonprofit leaders and organizations and partner with donors to help them achieve their charitable goals, whether that means starting a fund, creating an endowment, or just making a gift to benefit the community.

EVENTS

GiveNOLA Day will be Tuesday, May 1. 24-hour online giving event inspires people to give generously to over 700 participating nonprofit organizations. Check out givenola.org to see if your favorite nonprofit is participating.

Impact 100 is a women’s giving circle that makes a $100,000 transformative grant to a local nonprofit organization every year. To date, the women of Impact 100 have granted out more than $660,000 to local nonprofits. Interested in joining? Please contact Senior Philanthropic Gift Officer Allie Betts at Allie@gnof.org or call (504) 620-5264.

GET INVOLVED

Open a Fund. Join other like-minded philanthropic individuals and families by opening a donor advised fund. Receive an immediate tax deduction and then recommend grants from your fund to your favorite charitable causes over time. You’ll get the ultimate flexibility for your charitable dollars.

Go Beyond Cash. Gifts of appreciated stock, real estate, retirement accounts and business interests are great ways to achieve tax-savvy giving while preserving your cash. Your tax advisor can work with the Greater New Orleans Foundation to help you make gifts from your most strategic assets.

Be a Partner in Philanthropy. When you join the Greater New Orleans foundation as a Partner in Philanthropy you’re enabling the Foundation to undertake civic leadership initiatives in workforce development and environmental sustainability.

To partner in these, other activities, with the Greater New Orleans Foundation, please contact Senior Philanthropic Gift Officer Allie Betts at Allie@gnof.org or call (504) 620-5264.

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Greater New Orleans Foundation is to drive positive impact through philanthropy, leadership and action in the Greater New Orleans region.

CONTACT

Facebook: greaterneworleansfoundation
Twitter: @GNOFoundation
Instagram: @GNOFoundation
gnof.org
(504) 598-4663
919 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70130

 

Over 750 nonprofit organizations will be participating in GiveNOLA Day on Tuesday, May 1. The 24-hour, online charitable giving event inspires people to give generously. To celebrate, the Greater New Orleans Foundation will host the second annual GiveNOLA Fest from 5:00p.m. – 8:00p.m. at the Center for Philanthropy, featuring performances by Irma Thomas followed by the Soul Rebels.

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