The Junior League of New Orleans is in the process of clearing out their headquarters building as they prepare for a renovation. The organization has several items to donate to nonprofits in our region. The nonprofit would have to pick up the items as the Junior League does not have the means to deliver them. The items we have are as follows:
The next Competitive Grant Cycle opens on August 1. Community Foundation is offering two Grant Applicant Training sessions for all applicants. Trainings are optional but are highly encouraged for first-time applicants.
Reservations are required and can be made with the link below. Trainings will be held in Community Central at Community Foundation. 401 Edwards Street, Suite 125, Shreveport, LA 71101.
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Navigating disasters can be complex. In the first days following a disaster, most organizations are focused on securing shelter, food, water, and supplies. That said, another critical component of recovery that warrants our focus and attention concerns legal issues.
The Greater New Orleans Foundation is proud to partner with Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) for a webinar spotlighting legal issues, resources, and other information in or after a disaster. Please join them on Wednesday, July 20th from 12:00-1:00 pm for Legal Aid Resources in Disaster Preparedness and Recovery webinar with Laura Tuggle, Executive Director of SLLS.
This webinar is free, but registration is required.
Thanks to support from AARP, Louisiana Appleseed Center and Southeast Louisiana Legal Services have launched a Coalition dedicated to estate planning, successions, powers of attorney, and related matters for low-income families impacted by Hurricane Ida. Screened and qualified applicants are eligible to have any court costs related to estate planning and clear title covered by the program. The Coalition is available to provide attorneys at your next event who can answer questions related to estate planning.
Organizations interested in more information, or that want to host an in-person educational event for staff or directly impacted communities, should contact Adrienne at AWheeler@LouisianaAppleseed.org.
Disability Rights Louisiana provides legal and advocacy services to people with disabilities around disaster-related issues like: FEMA disputes; accessing medical care, equipment, sign language interpreters in the wake of a disaster; accessing special education services after evacuating; and more. Learn more here.
The last disaster preparedness newsletter focused on creating a Continuity of Operations Plan for organizations. It is also important that individuals prepare their own personal disaster kits. Emergency Legal Responders has created a guide for the documents you'll need to include in your own personal emergency kit. This includes identification, housing, financial documents, and more. Click here to access the guide.
CreateAthon is a national organization whose mission is to champion effective, nonprofit marketing through pro bono “creative marathons.” For 24 hours, the BBR team will cease all regular operations to focus their time and talents on marketing for nonprofits in the community.
Since 2019, through a partnership with CreateAthon, BBR has donated over $382,000 worth of marketing services across nine Louisiana nonprofits. This year’s event is on September 22 and 23, and will provide free production deliverables for selected nonprofits.
CreateAthon Service Offerings include:
• Social Media Strategy & Content Development
• Email Marketing
• Event Branding, Planning & Promotion
• Marketing & Advertising Campaign Development • Marketing Plan
For more information, email: email@example.com.
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The Center for Literacy & Learning was founded in 1992. They have office locations in Metairie, Baton Rouge, Alexandria and work is done state and nationwide
Mission statement: Advance literacy and learning through evidence-based practices in the classroom, home, and community.
Top Goal: Everyone is empowered through literacy
As temperatures rise and summer approaches, we are reminded that Hurricane Season is here.
Here are some resources and opportunities that can help you and your organization become better prepared for hurricane season, which starts June 1.
For questions or comments, contact Kristen Craig at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kids' Orchestra was founded in Baton Rouge in 2010.
MISSION: To build a community of creative, confident, and socially engaged students through music education.
Their top goal right now is to offer high-quality afterschool musical instruction in a safe and nurturing space for all children.
The Bossier Arts Council is dedicated to promoting, supporting, and providing cultural events and programming in order to enhance the quality of life and to develop a cultural identity for Bossier Parish.
Located at 630 Barksdale Blvd
Bossier City, LA 71111
North Louisiana's largest philanthropic giving event is back in its ninth year! Last year, over 5,500 donors came together to raise a record $2.2 MILLION for 239 area nonprofits. Choose your causes today and let's work together to transform our community!
Giving is easy:
Let's work together to create a stronger, more vibrant North Louisiana!
The Association of Fundraising Professionals' Baton Rouge Chapter is currently welcoming new members!
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Baton Rouge has been named a 2022 Ten Star GOLD Chapter, offering members the opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage in creative thinking, network with new friends, and achieve great results in their work. AFP offers many free and discounted resources for fundraisers as well as other opportunities to grow your career and better our community.
As a benefit to achieving our Gold Star Status, AFP-Baton Rouge has the ability to gift a one-year membership to two potential new members. To qualify for the complimentary membership organizations are required to join one of the diverse committees and commit to attending 90% of chapter meetings (these double as educational sessions with networking opportunities).
If you are interested in a complimentary membership or have questions please email Kristy Mayes, our Vice President of Membership (email@example.com), and Nicole Falkenheiner, our IDEA Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org), describing your organization, when it was founded, your role at your organization, and how long you have been in fundraising.
Any additional information is welcome.
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