Learn about our priority areas
The Foundation’s Healthcare Access Initiative fosters the establishment and expansion of primary, behavioral and quality patient-centered services through integration with community health clinics, and addresses screenings, medication access and related medical manpower.
The Foundation’s Healthy Behaviors Initiative addresses tobacco prevention and control, substance and alcohol abuse prevention, healthy eating and active living.
The Foundation’s Education Initiative seeks to increase the level of educational attainment and achievement as the primary path to improved economic, social and health status.
The Foundation’s work in this area is to improve economic opportunity and family income, and enhance civic and community opportunities for more effective leaders and organizations.
The Rapides Foundation’s Social Environment Initiative addresses social capital by supporting leadership and nonprofit development, and increased community and civic engagement.