NOLABA is seeking an experienced, creative and results-oriented grant writing consultant to assist the fundraising team with the identification of new funding sources and the diversification of revenue streams. The ideal consultant would have at least five years of grant writing experience and knowledge of both the local and national grant funding landscape.
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New Orleans’ tourism industry welcomed 9.01 million visitors in 2012, record numbers not seen by the city in nearly 10 years. Total visitor numbers increased by three percent, or 255,027 from the number of visitors in 2011 (8.75 million.) The 9.01 million visitors spent $6 billion, a nine percent or $512 million increase over 2011 and the highest spending in the city’s history, according to a study released today.[Continue Reading...]
Project at Michoud Assembly Facility will result in 236 new indirect jobs, for a total of more than 400 new jobs
Today, Gov. Bobby Jindal and Lockheed Martin IS & GS-Defense President Gerry Fasano announced Lockheed Martin will make a $3 million capital investment at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility to manufacture cryogenic tanks for liquefied natural gas. The LNG tanks, which initially will be used for ship propulsion, are part of Lockheed Martin’s increased emphasis on converting defense technology to commercial applications. The project will create 166 new direct jobs with an average salary of $42,000 a year, plus benefits. LED estimates the project will result in another 236 new indirect jobs for a total of more than 400 new direct and indirect jobs.[Continue Reading...]
Notice is hereby given that nominations for the New Orleans Business Alliance’s Board of Directors are currently being accepted.
All nominations must be submitted in writing and delivered to the organization at 935 Gravier Street, Suite 2020, New Orleans, LA 70112 via US Mail, email to email@example.com or in person beginning March 11, 2013 at 8:00 am and ending March 29, 2013 at 5:00 pm.
Nominees must be at least 21 years of age. Nominations should include the name, address and phone number of each nominee. Nominations should also include a bio or resume that highlights the nominee’s company/industry sector, company/board affiliations, influence in the community and link to economic development advancement in Orleans Parish. Each nominee as well as the person nominating him or her must reside in Orleans Parish or have a principal business address in Orleans Parish. Each nominee will also be expected to fill out an application form once their nomination is received.
Full details about eligibility and nomination procedures for prospective candidates can be obtained via email to Emilie Tenenbaum (firstname.lastname@example.org).