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The Rapides Foundation



The Rapides Foundation is a philanthropic organization that develops initiatives and provides grants to organizations that share the Foundation's mission to improve the health status of Central Louisiana.

The Foundation's service area consists of Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.


Web Address

www.rapidesfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @rapides_trf

Foundation Grants and Resources


Recent News from Rapides Foundation


Former Alexandria City Councilman Harry Silver dies at 100 - KALB
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Harry B. Silver Fund at the Central LA Community Foundation, P.O. Box...more

The Rapides Foundation announces creation of hurricane relief funds
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The Rapides Foundation is offering the funding in response to back-to-back hurricanes, which brought catastrophic damage and flooding to...more

Rapides Foundation details investment in report
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On the access side, the foundation awarded grants to boost primary care and other health services in under-served, rural areas; provide...more

Sessions, Webinar slated for new substance, alcohol abuse prevention program grant
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

The Rapides Foundation will hold information sessions and a webinar in June to announce its new Substance and Alcohol Abuse Prevention...more

2018 Youth Summit on Healthy Behaviors
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

The Rapides Foundation hosted the 2018 Youth Summit on Healthy Behaviors Wednesday at the Alexandria Riverfront Center. About 650...more

Students lead the way at 'Youth Summit on Healthy Behaviors'
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

The summit is put on annually by the Rapides Foundation through the 'Healthy Behaviors School Partnership Grant'. It gives young students...more

At least four new school-based health clinics planned in Rapides
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

A group that operates community health centers and school clinics in north and central Louisiana is expanding to four schools in Alexandria with the help of a grant from the Rapides Foundation....more

Cenla's Non-Profits: Taking Care of Our Own
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

Every year, the Central Louisiana Community Foundation (CLCF) expands its offerings to the region. The CLCF just completed granting the...more

Ready, set, go! It's time for you to get healthy
Foundation: Rapides Foundation

It's time for you to get healthy ... The Ready, Set, Go initiative is funded through a Healthy Behaviors Program Grant from The Rapides...more

The Rapides Foundation Symposium will feature Wes Moore
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Since the Foundation's inception in 1994, it has disbursed more than $200 million in grants. The Rapides Foundation serves a nine-parish area...more



Social Enterprise Network Sites


A Toronto-based organization, Youth Social Innovation (YSI), has recently announced two investments that involve Growth Mosaic and MENTORnetwork. The two companies will each receive a $10,000 loan.




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