2015 Grantees

Lousiana’s

Data Center (Allison Plyer)(http://www.datacenterresearch.org)

* Amount: $5,000 * Area Served: New Orleans and surrounding parishes * Objective: Support for the New Orleans Index at 10 project

Greater New Orleans Housing Alliance (GNOHA)(http://www.gnoha.org/main/notification)

* Amount: $160,000 * Area Served: New Orleans * Objective: To contract technical assistance and broaden community engagement for the development of a ten-year affordable housing strategic plan for the city of New Orleans

Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies(http://iwesnola.org/)

* Amount: $3,000 * Area Served: New Orleans * Objective: Support for Community Uprising: a two-day conference exploring resilience, resistance and culture ten years after Hurricane Katrina

Lake Ponchartrain Basin Foundation(http://saveourlake.org/)

* Amount: $12,000 * Area Served: Coastal Louisiana * Objective: To support the Ponchartrain Estuary Cruise and Crab Fisher Partnership and research benefiting fish, crab and oyster industries that are vital to coastal communities livelihood and the state’s economy

Louisiana Children’s Museum(http://lcm.org/)

* Amount: $12,000 * Area Served: Coastal Louisiana * Objective: To support the creation of “Katrina Voices”, a collection of audio and video stories

Louisiana Housing Alliance(http://www.lahousingalliance.dreamhosters.com)

* Amount: $2,500 * Area Served: Statewide * Objective: Sponsorship for 2015 LA Housing Conference

Neo-Jazz School of Music(http://neojazz.net/)

* Amount: $5,000 * Area Served: New Orleans * Objective: Capacity Building

New Corp Business Assistance Center(http://www.newcorpinc.com/)

* Amount: $49,000 * Area Served: New Orleans * Objective: To support the develop of a Mardi Gras Indian business cooperative

New Orleans Worker’s Center for Racial Justice(http://www.nowcrj.org)

* Amount: $2,000 * Area Served: New Orleans * Objective: Support for the People’s Summit on the Black Jobs Crisis

“New Zion” City Preservation Association(http://www.newzioncity.org/)

* Amount: $5,000 * Area Served: Zion City neighborhood, New Orleans * Objective: Capacity Building

Tekrema Center for Art and Culture(http://www.tekremacenterforartandculture.com)

* Amount: $5,000 * Area Served: New Orleans (lower ninth ward) * Objective: Capacity Building

Urban League of Greater New Orleans(http://urbanleagueneworleans.org/ul/)

* Amount: $5,000 * Area Served: Orleans Parish * Objective: Support for Rise 10: the Urban League’s three-day commemorative Katrina conference