Foundation for Louisiana's focus areas are a key link between our program activities and our overall theory of change. By building leadership capacity among residents to engage in decision-making practices, our efforts help to create the critical mass needed to advocate for meaningful social change.
Projects We Support
Following a two-month planning phase launched by the Equity Caucus event, neighborhood and cultural groups work with technical-assistance providers who are part of the Equity Caucus in developing strategies and projects to address inequities in specific quality-of-life areas. Working groups members collaborate on project proposals that are ultimately submitted to FFL for grant consideration.Support Projects like these,
When Foundation for Louisiana's 2014 Environmental Sustainability working group met to develop a project focused on New Orleans' Claiborne Avenue Corridor, their first challenge was simply to decide what they meant by "sustainability." As Jeff Supak of Global Green USA's New Orleans office explains, participants brought different perspectives – some cultural, some neighborhood, some environmental, and some simply tired of repeated street flooding from New Orleans' typical "gullywasher" summer rainstorms.Support Projects like these,
LEAD (Leadership, Engagement, Advocacy and Development) Community Training Program is a resident leadership academy to promote civic engagement. LEAD is the first phase of Foundation for Louisiana's TOGETHER Initiative.Support Projects like these,
Foundation for Louisiana provides grants, program related investments and other forms of support to proven and promising organizations that benefit vulnerable communities throughout Louisiana. We evaluate the success of our investments based on the measurable results achieved by our grantees.