Baton Rouge Area Foundation




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www.braf.org

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Recent News from Baton Rouge Area Foundation


Ascension Fund awards 45 education innovation grants totalling $50000
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

The Ascension Fund recently awarded 45 grants totaling $50,000 to Ascension Parish educators at 18 schools to support innovative and...more

Lanny Keller: A lesson in building change with civic leadership from BRAF
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

... while complimentary of the community foundation's role, also shows its limitations — and those are never very helpful for a good conspiracy...more

Lacking matching funds, DOTD not applying for passenger rail grant
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Transportation officials will not apply this year for a federal grant to help fund the proposed Baton Rouge-to-New Orleans passenger rail because...more

'We don't go into business to lose money': Commercial Properties Realty Trust's new investment ...
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Click here to read the cover package and to see how the pay of BRAF CEO John Davies stacks up against the salaries of other community...more

Area development main topic at banquet
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

... the area, especially along the Interstate 10 corridor,” John Davies, Baton Rouge Area Foundation CEO, said Tuesday. “That's my plea to you,” Davies said during the annual Community...more

New research effort aims to make Louisiana a leader in coastal adaptation
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Greater New Orleans Foundation

Called the "Resilience Lab," the initiative draws its initial funding from a $200,000 Greater New Orleans Foundation grant announced Tuesday (March 13). The New Orleans-based lab would...more

Shelter News: Privatization would require new relationship of 'mutual respect'
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Through an innovative effort spanning multiple years, the Baton Rouge Area Foundation— similar to Shreveport's Community Foundation— worked with local animal rights advocates to form the...more

Donations remain generous as Harvey recovery continues
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Pastor Braylon Harris of Mount Olive Baptist, Dr. Bruce Baker of the Carey Association and Sara Judson of the Community Foundation look on...more

BR Foundation grants $100000 to Puerto Rico for hurricane relief
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation

BATON ROUGE, La (LOCAL 33) (FOX 44) - The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has granted $100,000 to the Center for a New Economy, a nonprofit...more

New grant to support mental health services for Baton Rouge region flood survivors
Foundation: Baton Rouge Area Foundation, Johnson Foundation , Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

But as recovery continues from the 2016 south Louisiana floods that left some survivors with lasting mental health impacts, a grant from the...more



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