PURPOSE: LANO is a statewide member organization that advocates for the nonprofit community and strengthens the effectiveness of those committed to improving Louisiana.
MISSION: To be Louisiana’s "go-to” source for:
- High quality information, tools, resources and member benefits that deepen the impact of Louisiana nonprofits
- Engaging multi-sector network—both virtual and physical—convening year round to leverage the shared goals and resources of Louisiana’s nonprofits and other stakeholders
- Written and spoken voice of advocacy for and about Louisiana’s nonprofit sector
GOAL: By every action, to build community through a vibrant Louisiana nonprofit sector valued for its positive impact in a competitive market.
HISTORY: LANO was founded by the Council for a Better Louisiana (CABL) after extensive planning. In 1999, LANO separately incorporated and received its 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS. Our Board of Directors represents all sectors of Louisiana’s nonprofit community and every geographic region. LANO is a proud member of the National Council of Nonprofits (NCN) and the Independent Sector (IS).
We invite you to join Louisiana’s only statewide association of nonprofits and nonprofit supporters to enrich the lives of the millions our sector serves each year! Learn more below...
|LANO's Communications Reach and Network Composition (PDF)
||Community Grafting, our partnership development model (PDF)
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IRS Form 990s
2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
Multi-year dashboard in development, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003
Articles of Incorporation
Determination Letter (IRS)