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ABOUT THE ALLIANCE

YOUR CENTRALIZED INFORMATION HUB FOR LOUISIANA'S NONPROFITS.




We Are The Alliance

Louisiana is home to a growing nonprofit sector. In 2014, there were 12,815 nonprofits in the state. Today, based on 2020 data, there are approximately 18,000 organizations, employing nearly 150,000 Louisianans. About 3,500 organizations have revenues ranging from $100,000 to $3 million with approximately 350 having revenues of $3 million and up. Most nonprofits are small and community-based, serving local needs: 92% spend less than $1 million annually; 88% spend less than $500,000.

Our nonprofit organizations need a centralized resource hub for education, training, accountability and advocacy. For most communities, nonprofits often fill the gap between resources and the citizens who need them.

A strong nonprofit sector is vital to our communities and, if lost, the health and well-being of our communities would be significantly diminished.



 

We know that nonprofits are more effective working collaboratively with other sectors including business and government and we can accomplish more collectively than we can independently.

 
Nonprofits thrive within a framework of accountability

    


We practice and model principles and practices for nonprofit excellence and believe that adherence to such principles and practices lead an organization to a higher level of accomplishment, accountability, and sustainability.






Education and information are the keys to building and sustaining a successful nonprofit sector. Nonprofits need strategic leaders who serve the public good and make an impact on local communities and the world. Leaders and staff of Louisiana nonprofits need training in core competencies:

  • Financial Management
  • Human Resources
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Communications
  • Governance
  • Diversity Equity & Inclusion





Create and administer a streamlined reporting process designed to raise the level of accountability, transparency, and effectiveness of all nonprofit organizations to foster excellence and inspire trust. A “gold standard” will provide the nonprofits with a framework and step-by-step guidelines to achieve a well-managed and responsibly governed organization. Foster an environment of cooperation and collaboration to reduce duplication of services and resources and encourage the sharing of knowledge, experience, and lessons learned.



Provide weekly public policy updates and communications from National Council of Nonprofit Organizations to keep the nonprofits informed on relevant state and national issues. Provide real time updates to nonprofits on state legislative bills, committee schedules and legislative actions.


MEET OUR TEAM

Jill Roshto
Executive Director


MEET OUR BOARD

Vicki Chrisman
Board Chair

Lafayette Tax Assessor
Office Administrator


Jody Davis
Past Board Chair

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
Director of Benefits Operations & Customer Service


Marion Floyd
Vice Chair & Treasurer

Law Office of Marion D. Floyd
Attorney


Alice Glenn
Vice-Chair

New Orleans & Company
Executive Vice President


Ned Fasullo

Apex Technologies
President


Ashley Mudd

Reaching Out MBA
Program Director


Lisa Parker

Law Office of the Public Defender
East Baton Rouge Parish District Defender


Kia Price

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana
Director of Customer Service, Benefit Operations


Mimi Singer Lee

B1Bank
EVP, Chief Communications Officer


Francesca Vega

LA Dept of Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Director of Civic Design & Cultural Districts


Gary Williams, Jr.
Secretary

Waitz and Downer, Attorneys at Law
Attorney


 
CONTACT US
225.929.5266
info@louisiananonprofits.org
2041 Silverside Drive 
Baton Rouge, LA 70808

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