The grant term will be up to 68 months, beginning November 1, 2022, and ending June 30, 2028. All funded projects can include a planning and start-up period starting November 1, 2022, and ending no later than May 31, 2023. The Foundation will consider multiple applications per organization for this opportunity. This is a competitive grant application process and available grant funding from The Rapides Foundation is limited. Grant funding must align with project needs and must be used to implement K-12 strategies that will lead to one of the three objectives.
All funded projects must be offered in The Rapides Foundation's nine-parish service area. Applicants are encouraged to partner with other organizations. Applicants should thoroughly review the Request for Proposals and other key documents included in the Key Materials section (in right column) to see full details, application process and proposal requirements.