The NORD Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that raises funds to support the activities of the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission. This private organization is led by a volunteer Board of Directors.

All contributions received will be acknowledged by letter and are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Individual and corporate donors may restrict their gift to a specific playground or program, or give funds to support NORD’s priority needs, such as athletic equipment. Gifts in any amount are welcome. 


NORD Aquatics

Sponsored by Boh Bros. Centennial Fund and Hertz Investment Group

NORD Athletics

Sponsored by Chevron and Freeport-McMoRan Foundation

NORD Track & Field

Sponsored by IBERIABANK

NORD SWAAG (Something Wonderful About an Athletic Girl)

Sponsored by NIKE Community Impact Fund

NORD Teen Sports League

Sponsored by NIKE Community Impact Fund

NORD Volunteer Coaches Training

Sponsored by Laureus Sport for Good Foundation

NORD Cultural Arts

Sponsored by Entergy and Liberty Bank

NORD Fit NOLA Programs

Sponsored by Chevron and Greater New Orleans Foundation

NORD Outdoor Programs

Sponsored by Entergy

NORD Teen Programs

Sponsored by Chevron

NORD Teen Camps

Sponsored by Chevron and Entergy

NORD After-School Feeding/Nutrition Literacy Program

Sponsored by National Recreation & Parks Association

NORD Youth Programs

Sponsored by Peyback Foundation

NORD Family Events

Sponsored by Entergy: Halloween Spooktacular, Easter Eggstravaganza, Parks & Rec Month

Sponsored by Gibbs Construction: Night Out Against Crime

NORD Volunteer Booster Club

Sponsored by Gert Town Community Fund of Greater New Orleans Foundation: Norwood Thompson Playground

Sponsored by Pro Bono Publico Foundation: Taylor Playground and Rosenwald Recreation Center

NORD Facilities

Sponsored by Boh Bros. Centennial Fund, Liberty Bank, RosaMary Foundation: Annunciation

Sponsored by Boh Bros. Centennial Fund, Entergy, RosaMary Foundation: Milne

NORD Teen Centers

Sponsored by Chevron: Sanchez, Lyons, Cut-Off, Milne

Sponsored by Wings/Jordan Brand: Joe W. Brown

Sponsored by Capital One: St. Bernard



• Boh Bros. Centennial Fund

• Chevron Corporation

• Entergy New Orleans


• Hertz Investment Group


• Freeport McMoRan Foundation

• HMS Host


• Pro Bono Publico Foundation

• Lauricella Land

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