Foundation for Louisiana

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Supporting Freedom Work Statewide

Foundation for Louisiana was born in 2005 in the tumultuous days following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Founded as the Louisiana Disaster Recovery Foundation, our initial work was to invest in and support the immediate recovery of Louisiana’s communities following the storms.

Our founders knew that a full and responsible recovery would entail far more than rebuilding what was lost – we would need to address the long-standing inequities that have shaped life outcomes for the most marginalized of Louisianans. Our programs grew in response to these needs, and today Foundation for Louisiana (FFL) focuses on Criminal Justice Reform, Racial Justice, Climate Justice, Economic Justice, Arts & Culture, Gender Justice, and Philanthropic Leadership. Today, we are proud to support freedom work statewide.

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Our Mission

The Foundation for Louisiana is a catalyst for justice. FFL invests in communities and ideas, builds partnerships, and transforms policies and systems for an equitable, stronger Louisiana.