NOLA Coalition Issues Inaugural Report on Public Safety and Youth Investment Progress

Over the past sixty days, there has been a marked increase in the focus on and actions towards public safety in our community.  Crime and quality-of-life are now the dominant topics of our elected leaders, the media, and the public.  Moreover, this focus has been followed by action.  In alignment with the Coalition’s platform, Mayor … Read more

T. Parker Host/Avondale Marine & Adam Anderson Donate $500,000 to NOLA Coalition

Funding will support youth services via the NOLA Coalition, as well as charitable organizations in surrounding communities NEW ORLEANS – The T. Parker Host group of companies and its majority shareholder, Adam Anderson, announced today that they are making a $500,000 donation to support the NOLA Coalition, as well as other charitable organizations in nearby … Read more

NOLA Coalition Statement on Administration Plan to Support NOPD

Last week, Mayor LaToya Cantrell announced a significant plan to support the New Orleans Police Department and public safety.  The proposal includes $80M in new salary and benefits to recruit and retain officers; reassignments to place more officers on the street; leadership changes at the Public Integrity Bureau; and, additional improvements as recommended by experts from … Read more

NOLA Coalition announces Youth Master Plan Grants

Orleans Parish youth-serving program providers encouraged to apply NEW ORLEANS — The NOLA Coalition Tuesday announced the 2022 Youth Master Plan (YMP) Grant opportunity to expand and deepen services for children and youth ages birth-24 in New Orleans. The online application process will open on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022. The coalition secured $756,300 in undesignated funding for the initial cycle of … Read more

IMTT makes Million-Dollar Commitment to New Orleans Youth Organizations and The NOLA Coalition

$1,000,000 philanthropic investment will create the “IMTT Community Impact Initiative,” to help develop emerging community organizations; support will also help sustain Coalition operations MEDIA CONTACTS: Kim Nave, Charitable Giving Director, International-Matex Tank Terminals,, 504.619.2259 Matt Wolfe, Vice President of Communications, Greater New Orleans, Inc.,, 504.235.1726 NEW ORLEANS — Today,International-Matex Tank Terminals (IMTT), an 80-year-old New Orleans … Read more

NOLA Coalition Statement on Public Safety Actions of Mayor Cantrell and City Council

Yesterday, Mayor Cantrell and Chief Ferguson held a press conference to address issues of funding, morale, and resourcing the NOPD.  These are critical issues that impact recruitment, retention, and maximizing available manpower. Also yesterday, the City Council unanimously passed a technology ordinance confirming NOPD use of critical constitutional public safety technologies, along with guardrails and reporting … Read more

$100,000 Donated to Youth Empowerment Project by Rusovich Foundation

NEW ORLEANS – Today, The Rusovich Foundation announced a direct $100,000 donation to the Youth Empowerment Project (YEP), as part of The NOLA Coalition’s pledge to raise five million per year for youth services, over three years, for a total of fifteen million invested in high-impact New Orleans nonprofits. This generous support is in response … Read more

Latter & Blum Makes Lead $500,000 Donation to The NOLA Coalition

NEW ORLEANS — Latter & Blum announced today a $500,000 contribution to fund investment in local youth services, as part of The NOLA Coalition’s pledge to raise five million per year, for three years, for a total of fifteen million invested in high-impact New Orleans nonprofits.  The NOLA Coalition is a diverse group of over 275 nonprofit, civic, … Read more

The NOLA Coalition – An Unprecedented Group of Diverse New Orleans Orgs – Unveils Dual-Track Action Plan to Address Crime & Quality of Life for All

NEW ORLEANS — Today, The NOLA Coalition, a broad group of over 180 nonprofits, civic organizations, and businesses, announced a two-part, concurrent strategy to address crime and quality of life in New Orleans. The action plan has two simultaneous tracks:  Community Support for NOPD and Investment in Youth Support Services, the latter of which includes a pledge of $15 million to … Read more