Foundation reports assets, grants; announces Barton winners
Foundation, W.K. Kellogg offer free service to clear property titles
Assets surpass $600 million for first time. Grants in 2016 to nonprofits totaled $38 million.
Foundation Announces BR Bikeshare plan
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, with support from a W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant, is underwriting a program to help people clear property titles, potentially making them eligible for thousands of dollars in federal grants for repairing their flood-damaged houses.
Autism Spectrum Disorder Report, Comprehensive Study of Resources in the Capital Region
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation today released a report that details a bikeshare plan, including locations for the first stations, and announced the creation of a nonprofit that is charged with implementing bikeshare in Baton Rouge.
Entergy grants $300,000 to BRAF Flood Relief Fund
The Baton Rouge Area Foundation and the Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation presented a report on autism spectrum disorder resources in the capital region today at the Manship Theatre.
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.
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.