The TABA Community Service program
The TABA Community Service program a volunteer service program that links Freeman School students with local not-for-profit organizations and disadvantaged businesses in need of business consulting services. Alumni serve as advisers to student teams performing the pro-bono projects and assist in identifying and recruiting organizations to participate in the program. Students can earn certificates at graduation for 25 hours of service. Previous recipients of assistance through this program include: American Red Cross, Audubon Institute, Bureau of Government Research, Junior Achievement, and Louisiana SPCA.
Tulane Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award
In recognition of individuals who support for-profit and not-for-profit entrepreneurial initiatives that improve our community. Past recipients include,
2013: John B. Elstrott of Levy-Rosenblum Institute for Entrepreneurship
2012: Jay Altman of FirstLine Schools
2011: Phyllis Cassidy of Good Work Network
2010: Kathryn Hall-Trujillo of the Birthing Project
2009: SENO (Social Entrepreneurship of New Orleans)
2008: Allan Houston of the Allan Houston Foundation and former NBA New York Knicks player
2007: George Cloutier of American Management Services
2005: Charlotte C .Cunliffe of Greater New Orleans Community Data Center
2004: Laura Maloney, Louisiana SPCA
2003: Lauren Anderson, Neighborhood Housing Services of New Orleans
2002: Lina Alfieri Stern, IDA Collaborative of Louisiana
Social Entrepreneurship Internships
The LRI sponsors paid interns to work with local not-for-profit organizations. Students work on tasks involving strategic planning, marketing, accounting, business planning, and wealth building projects for the organizations served.
The Idea Village is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to encourage a culture of innovation and to provide the focused tools and resources necessary to accelerate the development of high-growth entrepreneurial ventures based in New Orleans. Learn more about IDEA Village.