New Orleans – The Greater New Orleans Foundation (GNOF) announced today that it has distributed $61,000 in grants on behalf of Exxon Mobil. The Exxon Mobil Fund aims to improve the quality of life for people in Algiers and St. Bernard Parish.
The 2009 Algiers recipients of grants are the following nonprofit organizations: Nattie’s Creative Arts Therapy, Inc.; Parkway Partners Program, Inc.; Project Grad; and Start the Adventure in Reading.
The 2009 St. Bernard recipients of grants are the following nonprofit organizations: Canary Islands Descendants Association of St. Bernard; Chalmette Vista Neighborhood Association; Louisiana Institute of Higher Education; St. Bernard Battered Women’s Program, Inc.; St. Bernard Kiwanis Foundation, Inc.; St. Bernard Parish Library; St. Bernard Parish School Board; St. Bernard Wetlands Foundation, Inc.; and Voices Foundation.
The Greater New Orleans Foundation is the community foundation serving the 13-parish Greater New Orleans metropolitan area. We design and lead initiatives that improve the region, connect donors to community needs, identify and support great nonprofits, and strengthen civil society.