UPDATED:  NOLA Coalition End-of-Year Statement

As 2022 draws to a close, the NOLA Coalition is grateful for the unprecedented group of over 480 nonprofits, civic organizations, and businesses who have come together to work towards a safer and more prosperous New Orleans, for everyone.  With the NOLA Coalition, the messengers are the message:  the scope and diversity of the NOLA Coalition – … Read more

The Palmisano Foundation Makes
$750,000 Commitment to NOLA Youth

Today, The Palmisano Foundation, the charitable arm of WJ Palmisano, is announcing a $750,000, three-year commitment to causes important to New Orleans youth in tandem with The NOLA Coalition. The NOLA Coalition has two focus areas: community support for the New Orleans Police Department; and, raising $15 million over three years for investment in youth services. The Palmisano Foundation’s donation will specifically support … Read more

NOLA Coalition Statement on City Budget Adoption

This past Thursday the City of New Orleans adopted a $1.4 billion budget for the 2023 fiscal year that includes funding many key priorities of the NOLA Coalition.  A total of $124 million of the budget will be funded through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) federal dollars that the City received. The NOLA Coalition, representing a diverse cross-section … Read more

NOLA Coalition awards first round of Youth Master Plan Grants

$906,300 in funding granted to 23 Orleans Parish youth-serving program providers via United Way The NOLA Coalition Thursday announced the first round of recipients for its Youth Master Plan grant opportunity. The group awarded $906,300 in funding, ranging from $25,000 to $75,000 per grant, to 23 Orleans Parish nonprofits serving children and youth – birth to 24 – … Read more

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 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, kimberlynave@imtt.com, 504.619.2259 Matt Wolfe, Vice President of Communications, Greater New Orleans, Inc., mwolfe@gnoinc.org, 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