Thursday, February 9, 2023

Working together for healthier communities.

Our Work

With our mission of improving the health status of Central Louisiana, The Rapides Foundation funds projects and initiatives intended to improve the health of residents in the region.

The Rapides Foundation focuses its work in three strategic areas: Healthy People, Education, and Healthy Communities.

Learn about our focus areas

Healthy People

The Foundation’s work in this area is to improve access to healthcare and promote healthy behaviors.

Healthcare Access Initiative

Healthy Behaviors Initiative


The Foundation’s work in this area is to increase the level of educational attainment and achievement as the primary path to improved economic, social and health status.

Education Initiative

Healthy Communities

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.

Economic Development Initiative

Community Development Initiative

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Tammy Moreau, Director of Communications
318-767-3004 (direct)

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