2016 Grantees

Lousiana’s

The Bridge Center for Hope
Amount: $10,000
Area served: Baton Rouge
Objective: Supported the “Trauma and Resiliency Training” conference in November 2016 to address mental health and well being of families impacted by the Great Flood of 2016.

Center for Planning Excellence
Amount: $25,000
Area Served: NOAA identified coastal parishes
Objective: Workshop symposium for reshape, retrofit and resettlement communities across the coast; With community partners and national/international experts, develop policy and programmatic recommendations for planned relocation

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana
Amount: $5,000
Area Served: NOAA identified coastal parishes
Objective: Sponsorship for Restoration on the Half Shell at State of the Coast 2016 that provided detailed coastal information in an accessible way for the public

East Baton Rouge Council on Aging
Amount: $25,000
Area served: Baton Rouge
Objective: Provided 254 services hours of counseling and 160 appliances to flood affected seniors.

Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation
Amount: $12,000
Area Served: Pontchartrain and Breton Sound basins
Objective: Breton Basin nutrient and salinity scan and testing; Completion of Ponchartrain and Breton Sound basin studies

National Wildlife Federation
Amount: $20,000
Area Served: NOAA identified coastal parishes
Objective: Chef engagement support for outreach, engagement, boat tours and flyovers; Development of pilot strategy that supports transition of fisheries as changing salinities affect species availability and changing populations

Save the Children US
Amount: $50,000
Area served: Baton Rouge
Objective: Hired a resilience coordinator to plan and network the delivery of age appropriate psycho-social support to children affected by the flood.