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The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of New Orleans
awarded WRBH Reading Radio for the Blind and Print Handicapped a $50,000 grant. The radio station (88.3 FM) broadcasts readings of newspapers, magazines and books, among other programs. The foundation serves as the philanthropic arm of the Archdiocese.

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The Emeril Lagasse Foundation and the Solomon family
announced a partnership grant of $2 million to New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (NOCCA) Nov. 10. The grant will support the NOCCA Forum, expanding the campus an additional 50,000 square feet. The Emeril Lagasse Foundation also raised $2.25 million during its fundraising events Nov. 7-8.

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Iberville Offsites
was among 17 award winners honored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, which awarded the Treme housing site a National Trust/HUD Secretary's Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary's Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation on Nov. 13. The East Feliciana Parish Courthouse in Clinton also was honored.

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Winn-Dixie and the Bi-Lo Holdings Foundation
awarded $115,000 in grants to eight New Orleans nonprofits Nov. 13. Grant recipients include Cafe Reconcile, Shelter Resources Inc., The Salvation Army of New Orleans, Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana, Blessed 26, Covenant House, the Community Center of St. Bernard and Community Christian Concern.

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