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 Our Funders 
NENA is able to accomplish so much throughout the year thanks to our funders!

Click the links below to find out more about each of our funders!

  • 21st Century Foundation - 21st Century Foundation facilitates strategic giving for black community change.
  • Ford Foundation - The Ford Foundation is a resource for innovative people and institutions around the world, founded to advance human welfare.
  • United Way  - United Way of America is the national organization dedicated to leading the United Way movement. Local United Ways create long-lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of the most significant local issues.
  • Burt Family Foundation  - The Burt Family Foundation is dedicated to improving the lives of children in the greater Austin area by supporting organizations and projects that provide mentoring, athletic and learning opportunities to at-risk children.
  • City of New Orleans  - The City of New Orleans offers its residents the ability to pay, apply, and request city services online.
  • Greater New Orleans Foundation  - GNOF is to create a resilient, sustainable, vibrant community in which individuals and families flourish and in which the special character of the New Orleans region and its people is preserved, celebrated, and given the means to develop.
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation - The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) is dedicated to helping community residents transform distressed neighborhoods into healthy and sustainable communities of choice and opportunity ? good places to work, do business and raise children.
  • Marguerite Casey Foundation -  Marguerite Casey Foundation is dedicated to creating a movement of working families advocating on their own behalf for change.
  • New Orleans Redevelopment Authority - NORA is a neighborhood revitalization catalyst creating investment opportunities to improve the lives of citizens through housing and business property
  • United Way Of The Greater New Orleans Area - United Way's goal is to create long lasting changes that prevent problems from happening. Living United means being part of that change.
  • UNITY of Greater New Orleans - Dedicated to resolve the issues of homelessness in New Orleans.
  • Louisiana Housing Authority  - The Louisiana Housing Agency offers a menu of federally administered programs designed to further the development of affordable single family and multi-family housing opportunities for Louisianians.

 Want to know what's been going on at NENA's monthly Community Meetings? 

Check out our "Community Meeting Updates"


·         The  U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has approved NENA to be a Housing Counseling Agency.

·         You can register for disaster food stamps at NENA. One of our trained staff members will assist you.

·         Dr. King Charter School was the first school to open in the Lower Ninth Ward after Hurricane Katrina.

·         NENA Community Meetings are scheduled every second Saturday of the month.

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