Projects We Support

Jack & Jake's: Bringing Fresh Food and More to Central City

Bringing regionally sourced food, office space and work opportunities to New Orleans' Central City community.

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Myrtle Banks School building to be redeveloped as Jack and Jake's Fresh Market with investment by Foundation for Louisiana and others

Stopping Rainstorm Flooding in Our Own Back Yards

When Foundation for Louisiana's 2014 Environmental Sustainability working group met to develop a project focused on New Orleans' Claiborne Avenue Corridor, their first challenge was simply to decide what they meant by "sustainability." As Jeff Supak of Global Green USA's New Orleans office explains, participants brought different perspectives – some cultural, some neighborhood, some environmental, and some simply tired of repeated street flooding from New Orleans' typical "gullywasher" summer rainstorms.

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Grants Build Capacity, Leadership in Growing Latino Community

Puentes was conceived as a Latino-run, Latino-serving community development organization in 2007 with a mission to address needs for civic engagement, coalition building and advocacy around social justice issues affecting Latinos in the New Orleans area.

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Helping people rise out of homelessness is one of the toughest challenges in the affordable housing arena.

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