Entergy grants $300,000 to BRAF Flood Relief Fund
Foundation Grants $1.6 Million in First Round of Flood Relief
Entergy Corporation has contributed $300,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Louisiana Flood Relief Fund, which will be granted by the Foundation to local nonprofits that are responding to the biggest rainstorm in modern Louisiana history.
Capital One donates $250,000 to Flood Relief Fund
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has distributed more than $1.6 million to local nonprofits that have been assisting thousands of people pushed out of their homes by historic flooding.
Foundation Recruits Leader for Crisis Center Efforts
Capital One today donated $250,000 to the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Flood Relief Fund, one of the largest donations to the fund since it was started earlier this year. The bank, which offers a broad array of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients and has branches across Louisiana and other parts of the country, made the donation to help people impacted by the historic flooding in the region recover as quickly as possible.
BRAF Assets Rise; Board Members Elected
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation has recruited Rob Reardon to organize and establish a crisis intervention center in partnership with leaders of East Baton Rouge Parish.
First Marcia Kaplan Kantrow Award Winner Named
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation announced that three nonprofit leaders have won the 2016 John W. Barton Sr. Excellence in Nonprofit Management Award. At its annual meeting of members Wednesday evening, the Foundation also elected new directors and reported on its finances.
Consultants offer plan for mental health treatment center
Friends and family of Marcia Kaplan Kantrow chose the leader of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation as the first winner of the Marcia Kaplan Kantrow Baton Rouge Visionary Award.
In a report issued today, a health consulting firm engaged by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation offers a plan to create a treatment center for East Baton Rouge residents suffering from mental illness and substance abuse problems. Health Management Associates recommends a new nonprofit be formed to establish and run the center, tailoring treatment to residents afflicted with behavioral health disorders.