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Building a thriving & resilient future

See how the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF) is expanding access to opportunity for all in Baton Rouge and beyond.

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Driving Opportunity

There’s more than one way to support our community, and BRAF is generating opportunities at every angle. We connect the right people to the right resources in pursuit of a healthy community that can access excellent education, achieve economic prosperity, sustain a high quality of life, live in safer neighborhoods, and display resilience in our changing world.

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We’re changing the conversation about community investment in Louisiana. See what’s new with BRAF and learn more about the research and publications that help guide our work and keep our community informed.