New Orleans awards $885000 in Wisner grants to local nonprofits |‎ NOLA.com

Nearly three dozen nonprofit organizations will share $885,000 in grants from the Edward Wisner Donation this year, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's office announced Friday. The Wisner awards traditionally are distributed annually, but these were the first handed out under Landrieu, who placed the program on hold after he took office in May 2010.

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