Blog Posts

Posted: December 14, 2016

For the Love of This Place

Thank you so much... Because of you we were able to spread happiness and warmth to the local organizations on the Northshore who meet critical needs every day. If you are grateful for all of the qualities of this amazing place we call home, will you help us continue our work? Read more HERE ...
Posted: October 25, 2016

BOO Fest 2016 THIS Weekend at Lakeview Regional Medical Center

COVINGTON, LA – ACCESS (Adapting and Changing Children’s Environments with Successful Solutions), a locally founded nonprofit fund of the Northshore Community Foundation, has announced that the 7th annual Boo Fest will be held on the grounds of Lakeview Regional Medical Center on Saturday, October 29th from 10AM to 3PM. The popular Northshore event benefits children with disabil...
Posted: September 28, 2016

Weather Relief Funds Available to Nonprofits Serving Tangi and St. Helena

  Northshore Weather Relief Fund Grants Available   In March 2016, the Northshore Weather Relief Fund was established at the Northshore Community Foundation to support relief efforts of the local nonprofits in the Northshore Region responding to community needs to this weather related disaster. After the August flood event, the fund raised additional money and we shifted our focus to ...
Posted: September 15, 2016

Celebrating our Generous Partners in ISNS

  We at the NORTHSHORE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION believe we share an interconnected and universally tethered motivation with each and every nonprofit organization selflessly working to make the northshore a better place.    To that end, our latest article in Inside Northside celebrates our boots-on-the-ground northshore partners who are striving day-in and day-out to make ...
Posted: August 25, 2016

Replacing Lost or Damaged Documents in Louisiana

  We hope that this hasn't happened to you ... But disasters such as the recent floods and storms commonly result in the loss of important documents. Here is a list of useful websites and telephone numbers to help replace them.   SNAP Cards: (Food Stamps): Phone: 1-888-524-3578 Website: www.dcfs.la.gov/DSNAP   Green Cards: Phone: 800-375-5283 Website: https:...
Posted: August 16, 2016

Employee Assistance Funds

  The Northshore Community Foundation is providing assistance across South Louisiana wherever it can. Our history and affiliation with the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) shows that we get money quickly to where it’s needed the most. The Foundation works directly with nonprofits that are responding to the flood and with sheltering organizations. To that end, we would lik...
Posted: August 13, 2016

More Raining, More Flooding, More Heartbreak

  This is breaking our hearts. We cannot believe it happened again ... and to some of the same areas that were hit the hardest just a few moths ago. What can YOU do to help the folks that have been affected by this crazy flooding?   Stay Informed The St. Tammany Parish Government is tirelessly staying on top of most of the local issues ... to find out the latest http://www.stp...
Posted: August 11, 2016

NEW FUND: Law Enforcement Appreciation Fund

  In light of recent negativity directed toward law enforcement nationally and here at home, there is a need to show law enforcement officers that our citizens recognize the difficult and sometimes impossible career they have chosen, in public service to us all. To that end, Parish President Pat Brister has started a Fund here at the Foundation to address this need.   The Law Enforc...
Posted: August 1, 2016

Third Round Northshore Weather Relief Fund Grants Available

 In March 2016, the Northshore Weather Relief Fund was established at the Northshore Community Foundation to support relief efforts of the local nonprofits in the Northshore Region responding to community needs to this weather related disaster.   The Foundation invites applications for its third round of grants for nonprofit organizations that are case managing individuals or famil...
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 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 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 ...