Curbed New Orleans Mapping of Recent Construction Projects
A great map of ongoing and upcoming major construction projects in New Orleans.
Urban Conservancy’s Front Yard Initiative
The Front Yard Initiative is an incentive program that reimburses eligible homeowners $2.50 per square foot of paving removed- up to 500 square feet- for a max of $1,250.
GNO Urban Water Management Projects
In 2010, the State of Louisiana’s Office of Community Development – Disaster Recovery Unit funded Greater New Orleans, Inc. more(GNO, Inc.) to develop the Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan for the east banks of Orleans and Jefferson Parishes and St.Bernard Parish using federal Community Development Block Grant – Disaster Recovery funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development.New Orleans firm Waggonner and Ball led a team of local and international water management experts in developing the Urban Water Plan, downloadable from this site . less
Greater New Orleans Foundation
The Greater New Orleans Foundation is a community foundation that acts as custodian and administrator for charitable funds and fundraising. more They are the creators of the Impact 100, GiveNOLA Day, the Pay It Forward Fund and many more community fundraising efforts. less
City of New Orleans Property Viewer
Created and maintained by the City of New Orleans, the Property Viewer allows the user to see the status of individual properties and areas from a zoning, historic district and other perspectives as well as boundaries of those same demographics.
New Orleans City Municipal Code Lookup Tool
This online tool, maintained with coordination between the city and MuniCode, allows anyone to look up what the Home Rule Charter and Municipal Code of the City of New Orleans current is.
Data.Nola.Gov — City Data Free Online
NOLA.gov is giving access to catalogs of public data dealing with permitting, calls for service, demographics and more. moreIf you’re a data junkie, here’s where you can dig into the New Orleans facts! less
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses at Delgado Community College is a practical business management education program that gives entrepreneurs valuable skills for growing their business, the opportunity to access financial capital, powerful networking opportunities and more — at absolutely no cost to participants.
Louisiana FEMA Flood Maps
Flood advisory maps from FEMA including interactive tool to understand Flood Maps and Flood Insurance ratings.
Second Harvest Food Bank
Second Harvest provides food to 582 partners and programs across 23 parishes. moreOne in six households in Louisiana is at risk of hunger.Across our state and region, the rising cost of food, housing, and utilities, coupled with high unemployment and low-wage jobs have increased the need for emergency food assistance. less
Louisiana Appleseed’s Pro Bono Legal and Title Search
Louisiana Appleseed is a nonprofit dedicated to solving our state’s toughest problems at the root cause through policy-oriented research and advocacy. moreOne of LA Appleseed’s programs emphasizes that title to inherited property does not automatically pass to a family member (“heir”).Without clear title to the property, the heir will be unable to sell the property, get federal or state recovery funds after a disaster, or borrow money against the property.But getting clear title may be as easy as filing an Heirship Affidavit.Also see: https://www.appleseednetwork.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/06/Protect-Your-Property_Heir-Property-in-Louisiana-Revised-2013.pdf less
CBNO Mac – Committee For A Better New Orleans
The Committee for a Better New Orleans is the result of the 2002 merger of two New Orleans nonprofit organizations, the Metropolitan Area Committee and the Committee for a Better New Orleans. moreThe Metropolitan Area Committee was founded in 1966 as the first major community organization in New Orleans to reach across race and class lines. Over the years, its primary areas of focus were public education and good government issues, as well as putting on the annual Metropolitan Leadership Forum.CBNO/MAC has graduated over 40 classes since 1968 and continues to enroll individuals in this program every year. less
I See Change
I See Change is an online community almanac that allows its users to report unusual phenomena in the natural world and work with other community members to find out what is at the root of the change.
NOVAC – the New Orleans Video Access Center
NOVAC provides independent filmmakers and aspiring film students with low-cost media training, educational programming, and networking events designed to help you create and develop a film career. moreAfter 40+ years of operation, NOVAC is the longest continuously running media-arts 501(c)(3) nonprofit in the Southeastern US.We have a mission to cultivate a sustainable film community by providing access to resources, education and locally generated content.NOVAC accomplishes this mission through education, career development, community outreach, independent productions, and special events. less
New Orleans Assessor Contact Information
To appeal your assessment you should contact your assessor in person or by phone – all assessors are located in City Hall, 1300 Perdido Street, Room 4E01. moreAlgiers residents must go to the Algiers Courthouse annex where the 5th District Assessor is located.For online appeals, please use the Online Appeal of Taxable Valuation (this link will only be active from July 25, 2016 to 4 p.m.on August 18, 2016) less
Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Begun in 1896 as the Charity Organization Society, Family Service of Greater New Orleans offers a vast array of innovative programs to more than 17,000 families and children. more Schooling to help troubled children; Providing counseling for young mothers, those caught in a web of substance abuse, worried job seekers, former prisoners, single parents and troubled veterans; and by assisting employers in offering counseling services to their work force.Family Service of Greater New Orleans provides caring, confidential counseling for addictions, critical incident stress, child abuse, sexual abuse and anger management. less
LSU AgCenter “LA House” Resource Guide
The LSU Ag Center has put together a resource guide of checklists and information to help homeowners. moreInformation covers energy efficiency, healthy home-building, hazard-resistant materials, and more. less
Evacuteer.org – Volunteer to Assist in the Event of an Evacuation
Evacuteer.org is an organization that aims to mobilize residents to volunteer for the City Assisted Evacuation Plan in the event of a mandatory evacuation. moreVolunteer – or “evacuteer” -your time and skills to ensure the well-being and safety of your neighbors and community.Volunteers must attend 1 training session and volunteer for at least a 7-hour shift.Find more information on the website. less
Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestra (GNOYO)
GNOYO offers orchestral music opportunities through weekly rehearsals, one-on-one instruction with professional musicians and regularly scheduled concerts throughout the community. moreGNOYO accepts all eligible students, regardless of financial means by providing scholarships to those in need of assistance.All musicians with at least 1 year of experience are invited to audition for one of the orchestra’s five ensembles, which accommodate various levels of playing ability.Visit the website or contact GNOYO at 504.528.7720 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. less
Magnolia Community Services
Founded in 1935, Magnolia Community Services provides support to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. moreThey offer support and services in twenty group homes throughout Louisiana, supported community living, vocational/day habilitation and wellness programs, and supported employment. less