JLNO Awards Inaugural Scholarships

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) recently awarded three inaugural scholarships with recipients receiving a combined $15,000. Through a generous donation from Maria and David Huete, JLNO started this scholarship fund to help women obtain degrees or certificates necessary for joining the workforce or for advancement within their careers. Click here for the full… Read More

Battle of the Bambinos

JLNO is so happy to continue our partnership with the New Orleans Baby Cakes. They are competing in the “Battle of the Bambinos” with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Baby Bombers to see who has the best baby-themed logo. The Baby Cakes and Baby Bombers will settle the score once and for all as to which baby is… Read More

JLNO Awards CAF Grants

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) has awarded funding to seven nonprofit organizations through its Community Assistance Fund (CAF) grant program. The New Orleans Family Justice Center, SisterHearts, Inc., Spirit of Charity Foundation, Start The Adventure In Reading, The New Orleans Women & Children’s Shelter, Touro Infirmary Foundation and unCommon Construction will receive a… Read More

Disaster Relief Response

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) is requesting donations for its Diaper Bank to assist those affected by Hurricane Harvey. JLNO has been in contact with Junior Leagues and Diaper Bank partners throughout the region and is mobilizing to assist them in meeting the needs of their respective communities. Many agencies will be providing… Read More

Hurricane Harvey Response

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the path of Hurricane Harvey. As we in New Orleans know well, the support of neighboring cities and states is critical to rapid response and relief efforts. We are preparing to mobilize our diaper bank and volunteers to assist as we learn more about the needs of… Read More

Announcing CAF Grants

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) has awarded funding to eleven nonprofit organizations through its Community Assistance Fund (CAF) grant program. Albert Schweitzer Fellowship- New Orleans – $6,113.00 ARISE Schools – $3,260.00 Broadmoor Improvement Association – $8,000.00 Dancing Grounds – $5,000.00 Dress for Success New Orleans – $5,000.00 Electric Girls Inc. – $5,694.94 Good… Read More

Announcing WE Fellowship Award

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) is proud to award the 2017 Woman Entrepreneur (WE) Fellowship to Two Girls One Shuck, a full service, traveling oyster bar providing raw and chargrilled oysters at any event. Becky Wasden owns and operates Two Girls One Shuck. Wasden, along with four other finalists, pitched their venture before… Read More

Spring 2017 Issue of Lagniappe Magazine

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) has published the Spring 2017 issue of Lagniappe, a quarterly magazine to educate the community about the organization’s mission, projects, and activities.  Read more about: The 2017 Sustainer of the Year – Margo Phelps Why You Should Get on Board Wellbeing and the Female Paradigm The Sandwich Generation Growing… Read More

Winter 2016 Issue of Lagniappe Magazine

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) has published the Winter 2016 issue of Lagniappe, a quarterly magazine to educate the community about the organization’s mission, projects, and activities.  Read more about: Louisiana Flood Relief Efforts Previous CAF Grant Recipients Meditation Cultural Cheer Exercise and Nutrition Stress-free Holiday Parties Click here to view the magazine.

Announcing Acceptance of CAF Grant Applications

The Junior League of New Orleans (JLNO) is currently accepting applications from local nonprofit organizations for Community Assistance Fund (CAF) grants. The deadline for submissions is Friday, January 20, 2017. Grants will be paid in May 2017. Click here to read the announcement. Click here for more information on CAF.