Nonprofit Members of Northshare

Directory of Northshare members in the building:

Johnathan Hills - 504.232.2548

CATNIP Foundation at Big Sky Ranch
Dr. Catherine Wilbert, CEO

Keep Louisiana Beautiful
Susan Russell, Executive Director - 985.502.0280
Leslie Tate, MPH, Development/Communications Manager - 985.718.8491
Cabell Mouton,  Affiliate and Program Coordinator - 504.495.7734

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Erica Kelt, Associate Director of Development - 985-276-6808

Brittny Costella, Early Detection Specialist - 985.768.7333

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - St. Tammany
Nick Richard, Executive Director  - 985.626.6538
Stacy Gilmore, Outreach Specialist -  985.626.6538
Cindy Pulling, -

Northshore Community Foundation
Susan Bonnett Bourgeois, President & CEO  -
Leslie Landry, Senior Vice President -
Jeanne Martin, Communications Director -
Carla Mouton, Donor Services -
Michele Gagne, Support Services -

START Corporation
Casey Guidry LCSW, Executive Director  -
Celeste Graham MSW LCSW-BACS, Program Director - 504.444.5671

United Way Southeast Louisiana
Michael L. Williamson, President & Chief Executive Officer -
Jamene Dahmer, MPA, Senior VP, Long Term Recovery -
Sonja Ragusa Newman, Manager, Resource Development St. Tammany -
Cammie Proctor, Director, Resource Development, Tangipahoa Parish -
LaVondra H. Dobbs, CEO -  504-895-5575  

Why Share Space?

Promoting collaborative space and shared services can help build a thriving and sustainable nonprofit sector by increasing their visibility, lowering overhead costs, and supporting the creation of new initiatives. Northshare is designed to enhance efficiencies by offering these shared spaces and services at an affordable cost to local nonprofit organizations.

Sharing a vision for a strong nonprofit community with an emphasis on developing a collaborative community, all nonprofits are welcome regardless of focus area. Supporting organizations will be considered for membership as well.

Northshare aims to improve nonprofits by delivering effective solutions based on innovative concepts, like coworking, that are proven to support and better the community. Statistics derived from Measuring Collaboration: The benefits and impacts of Nonprofit Centers provides these impressive numbers for organizations housed in nonprofit centers:

  • 72% report moderate to significant improvement in both community awareness and credibility
  • 59% report higher visibility to funders
  • 86% experience significant improvements in their overall effectiveness and efficiency
  • 7% of annual operating costs are saved on average
  • 53% report moderate to significant improvements in the size and scope of their programs
  • 38% report moderate to significant improvements in the quality of back office services

Now who can argue with that?