Donations and Membership

CBNO is committed to serving our community and revitalizing our great city. In turn, we count on community support to be able to fulfill that commitment. As a CBNO supporter, you help to create:

  • meaningful and informed civic engagement
  • excellence and opportunity in public education
  • the development of future leaders
  • open, accountable city government
  • and a better quality of life for all New Orleanians!
  • Specific examples of what your contributions can support may be found at the bottom of this page.

CBNO membership includes the following categories:

Advocate: $100 per year or $10 monthly autopay via PayPal Free admission to CBNO member-only events and Leadership Forum graduate events; invitation to CBNO social events; curated monthly issue blog; invitation to attend one Leadership Forum session per year.
Campaigner: $150 per year or $15 monthly autopay via PayPal Includes all “Advocate benefits, plus bring one guest free to all events.
Organization & Corporate
Neighborhood Association: $200 per year Two admissions to all CBNO member-only events; curated monthly issue blog; two tickets to CBNO’s annual Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards luncheon.
Corporate:  $1000 per year Two admissions to all CBNO member-only events; listing in curated monthly issue blog; table for eight at annual Diana Lewis Citizen Participation Awards luncheon.

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Committee for a Better New Orleans
4902 Canal Street, Suite 202
New Orleans, LA 70119
(504) 430-2258

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CBNO is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. Our federal tax ID is 72-0955656.  Donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by federal law.

Thank you for your support.


Would you like to support CBNO’s work to build a better New Orleans?  Here’s what donations at specific levels will enable us to do.

$10,000: update the Residents Guide to City Services, and print and distribute 3000 copies (donation includes donor’s name/logo on Guide cover).

$5000.00: complete neighborhood boundary mapping in one full city planning district.

$2500:00: provide free NPP facilitation services for one project to one neighborhood (donor may choose specific neighborhood and project).

$1500.00: put one entire session of the Bryan Bell Metropolitan Leadership Forum (donation includes one place in the Forum class).

$1000.00: conduct one citywide bus tour (the extremely popular launch for the Leadership Forum) for one business, school or nonprofit organization (donor may choose).

$500.00: bring the Big Easy Budget Game to one community facility, such as a senior center or high school, for an event with refreshments, computers and volunteers to help participants play the Game.