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
Puentes was conceived as a Latino-run, Latino-serving community development organization in 2007 with a mission to address needs for civic engagement, coalition building and advocacy around social justice issues affecting Latinos in the New Orleans area.Support Projects like these,
Helping people rise out of homelessness is one of the toughest challenges in the affordable housing arena. Every story of homelessness is heartbreaking; those of homeless veterans are especially tough.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,
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.