The Goods

Posted: July 24, 2016

2016 Tulane Legislative Scholarship Awarded

Senator John L. “Jack” Donahue, Jr. and the Northshore Community Foundation are pleased to award Mr. Patrick Connolly with the 2016 Tulane University Legislative Scholarship. During his student career at St. Pauls High School, Connolly participated on the Wolves Cross Country, Track, and Basketball teams. He participated in numerous organizations including Student Hosts, Mu Alpha The...
Posted: July 21, 2016

Nonprofit Tax News

As of July 1, 2016, the Louisiana Legislature reversed its prior decision to enforce sales tax on nonprofit goods/services and events. Those taxes are still due for any activity that took place between April 1, 2016 and June 30, 2016.   We are grateful to the Legislature and the Government for remedying this unintended consequence.   To read more about this issue in depth, ple...
Posted: July 18, 2016

St. Tammany Cancer Fund Scholarship Awards 2016

In 2002 the STCF began providing academic scholarships for students who have been directly impacted by cancer. This year, we are proud to announce THREE such recipients. Mr. Chase G. Jenkins, who was diagnosed at the age of 8 with Acute Lymphoblastic, has been awarded the 2016 St. Tammany Cancer Fund Scholarship. Mr. Jenkins is a recent graduate of Northlake Christian High School and during his ...
Posted: July 6, 2016

Award Winning Video on the Threat of Extinction

  One of our wonderful fundholders, the Krewe of AWE, which was initially founded in 2013 to educate using Art, Social Media, and Public Broadcasting on the threat of extinction in the wild to Elephants, Rhinos, and Big Cats, has made an award-winning video that we would love to share with you.   Please go check it out as it is super cool!   Follow the link HERE.  ...
Posted: June 30, 2016

Show us the GOODS!

We at the Northshore Community Foundation believe we share an interconnected and universally tethered DRIVE with each and every person selflessly giving of themselves in an effort to make the Northshore a better place. From the mega-wealthy, endowed foundations to the one-lady-at-her-kitchen-table with a passion, your impact is felt and appreciated. To that end, we would like to u...
Posted: June 16, 2016

2016 Bogalusa Scholarship Awarded

  The Northshore Community Foundation is proud to award Miya Tate the 2016 Bogalusa Scholarship.   Tate is a recent graduate of Bogalusa High School, a gifted honor student who participated on numerous organizations serving as Student Council President, Beta Club, National Honor Society, Quiz Bowl, Student Ambassador and JROTC. Tate will attend Louisiana State University i...
Posted: June 10, 2016

South Slidell Swim Scholarships Awarded

  The Northshore Community Foundation is proud to award Jeffrey Wyatt Hursey and William Dean Allen (pictured this page) the 2016 South Slidell Swim Scholarships.   Hursey, a recent graduate of Salmen High School, swam on the Lakeside Gator team for the past year and competed on the Salmen Swim Team for the last 4 years. Hursey plans to attend University of Louisiana at Monroe ...
Posted: June 9, 2016

Education Collaboration article in ISNS

  The varied scholarship opportunities available through the Northshore Community Foundation speak loudly to the hearts and passions of generous donors throughout our region. The specific niche of each available scholarship is determined by the very people who create the opportunity. These funds are often created in memory of someone or used to support a specific educational institution, a...
Posted: June 1, 2016

Wilbert H. Reisig Scholarship for Parkinson’s Awareness Awarded

  McKenna Heil has been awarded the 2016 Wilbert H. Reisig Scholarship for Parkinson’s Awareness. Heil, a recent honor graduate from Fontainebleau High School, participated in numerous organizations and teams including the school soccer team, Bulldog Buddies, Talented Theatre, Student Council and was an FHS Ambassador. This scholarship supports individuals seeking college degrees in ...
Posted: May 31, 2016

Whole Foods donates 1% from opening day profits to the NCF

  As a part of Whole Foods Market’s commitment to the community, and in celebration of the grand opening, the new Mandeville store will host five Community Giving Days in which they donate 1% of net sales to those Northshore nonprofits. On opening day, May 18, the Northshore Community Foundation was lucky enough to be the recipient and received more than $4,500.00 from Whole Foods to...
Posted: May 24, 2016

Marsala Cultural Fund Protecting and Preserving

With the goal of supporting efforts to protect and preserve vulnerable elements of our culture related to our heritage, our traditions, and critical species, a new fund at the NCF, The Marsala Cultural Fund, has far-reaching goals.   New Orleans native Charles Marsala, creator of the Fund, served as Mayor of Atherton and worked with then Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger&...
Posted: May 13, 2016

Tulane Legislative Scholarship Awarded

  Senator Sharon Hewitt's 2016 Tulane Legislative Scholarship has been awarded through the Northshore Community Foundation. Pictured from left is Miss Riley Loria, recent graduate of Chalmette High School and recipient of the 2016 Tulane Legislative Scholarship and Ms. Jill Bergeron, Senator Sharon Hewitt's Legislative Assistant....
Posted: April 26, 2016

Our 2015 Annual Report is all kinds of SPIFFY

We had a great year last year so doing-up our Annual Report to highlight the main events was a breeze. It came out quite lovely and if you would like to peruse it please go to the link attached HERE and enjoy. It is an honor and a pleasure to serve the Northshore Region in all things philanthropy. Thank you for a great year!...
Posted: April 25, 2016

Teen Lives in Crisis Fund Started to Address Our Toubled Youth

  It has become evident that so many of our local teens are in crisis. In response the the recent tragedies, the Northshore Community Foundation has created theTLC Fund to raise private dollars to seek solutions. Parish President Pat Brister was the first to personally contribute to the Fund and we hope to continue this momentum. After the senseless, seemingly preventable deaths of ou...
Posted: March 31, 2016

ISNS Wants Your Party Pics

You don't have to be a socialite to get some press. Inside Northside is looking for photos from your latest work or social event to run in their next Northshore or New Orleans Edition. Send your photos to peek@insidepub.com and your events to scoop@insidepub.com   We hope to see you in print!...