The White House and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have invited The Rapides Foundation to a gathering on Improving Health Outcomes Through Faith-Based and Community Partnerships.
The Rapides Foundation is accepting Letter of Intent submissions for its October 15 grant cycle. These grants are intended to support projects or programs that address specific issues of interest to the Foundation. Proposals should impact residents within Allen, Avoyelles, Catahoula, Grant, LaSalle, Natchitoches, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes.
Central Louisiana Academic Residency for Teachers graduates first class
Thirteen new highly qualified math and science teachers are beginning their teaching journeys in Central Louisiana classrooms. They are the first graduates of CART: the Central Louisiana Academic Residency for Teachers.
CART Graduates and Schools
CART's first residents are entering Cenla classrooms this school year. The graduates, and their schools, are listed in the articles.
The Rapides Foundation is accepting proposals under its Diet and Physical Activity Community Program. This is the second round of grants under the program, which received an unprecedented amount of proposals in the first round.
Projects focus on physical activity
Urania Town Clerk Pam Sullivan sees the need for new playground equipment at “Potty Tannehill Memorial Park” every time parents walk the track with their children.
Grants target healthy eating
Manna House in Alexandria serves free, hot lunches to anyone who comes through its serving line. For some, it’s the only hot meal they may receive in a day.
Congratulations to our new grantees
Look for these projects in Cenla communities: A.L. Hayward Sr. Community Development Corp. - playground equipment and recreation area for children, families and senior citizens in a public housing area in Bunkie...
Accepting proposals again
The Rapides Foundation is once again accepting proposals under its popular Diet and Physical Activity Community Program. This is the second call for proposals under the program.