About the New Orleans Rotary Fund, Inc.

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The New Orleans Rotary Fund, Inc., established in 1970, is funded by fundraising activities of the New Orleans Rotary Club. Once a year, NORFI, as it is known within the club, makes grants to area nonprofit organizations for items ranging from computers to folding chairs.

Typically, NORFI does not make grants to operating funds, instead preferring to fund capital purchases.

Applications are accepted during January of each year. Award letters are usually sent out in May. Recipients are asked to come to one of the Rotary club’s weekly meetings to receive their grant check and tell Rotarians about their organization.

Over the years, NORFI has supported a broad spectrum of local nonprofits, including Kingsley House, Lighthouse for the Blind, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, WYES and Junior Achievement.

To apply for a New Orleans Rotary Fund grant please fill out a application.

For more information please go to http://NorfiNola.org/

The New Orleans Rotary Fund Inc. (NORFI) has elected its officers for 2010-2011, effective July 1. They are Charlie Young, president; Bob Clark, vice president; Andre Rubenstein, secretary, and Bob Mora, treasurer. Other board members are James Carter, S.J., Byron Harrell, Carole Neff, Sid Pulitzer, Sandy Maslansky and Frank Stewart. Leaving the board effective June 30 are Drew Jardine, Charles Nelson and Fred Smith. This past May 2010, NORFI awarded a record 27 grants to area nonprofit organizations. Remember, gifts to NORFI are tax deductible within the limits of the law.

You may make a gift to NORFI by sending a check payable to New Orleans Rotary Fund Inc. to NORFI
Mailing Address:
Carole Cukell Neff
Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, LLC
201 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 3815
New Orleans, LA 7017