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  • June 02, 2022 5:11 AM | Anonymous

    The Center for Literacy & Learning was founded in 1992. They have office locations in Metairie, Baton Rouge, Alexandria and work is done state and nationwide

    Mission statement: Advance literacy and learning through evidence-based practices in the classroom, home, and community.

    Top Goal: Everyone is empowered through literacy

  • June 02, 2022 5:04 AM | Anonymous

    As temperatures rise and summer approaches, we are reminded that Hurricane Season is here. 

    Here are some resources and opportunities that can help you and your organization become better prepared for hurricane season, which starts June 1.

    • Resources and TipsCheck the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness website and Get a Game Plan for the State of Louisiana's latest information on hurricane preparedness.
    • Follow @GOHSEP and @NolaReady on social media.If your organization provides critical support to disaster response efforts, you should be aware of the special needs registry and disaster re-entry placards. Both require registration through the parish in which your organization is located. Please note re-entry placards must be applied for yearly.
    • Click here for your parish’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness contact information.Training OpportunitiesShelter Operations TrainingThe Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) is hosting a Red Cross shelter training in partnership with Volunteer Louisiana and the State Citizen Corps Council.The training will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at the First United Pentecostal Church (1020 South Range Ave. Denham Springs, LA 70726). A portion of this training can be attended virtually. See the agenda and register here. Registration is first-come-first-serve and subject to approval if capacity is exceeded.
    • NOLA Ready Presentations and Outreach (Orleans Parish only)Is your organization working with historically underserved communities (particularly the unhoused, elderly, children & families, low-income, and/or undocumented individuals)? Request a 2022 hurricane preparedness training from NOLA Ready for your organization or community by completing the form at ready.nola.gov/training.
    We know many nonprofits across our 13-parish region have and are still supporting rebuilding efforts in response to Hurricane Ida and the tornadoes in St. Bernard parish. It is our hope that sharing these resources and training opportunities will help us all be well-prepared as we head into another hurricane season.If you know of additional Hurricane Preparedness learning opportunities that we should be aware of, please let us know! And be sure to stay tuned for our next Disaster Preparedness email regarding Continuity of Operations Plans.

    For questions or comments, contact Kristen Craig at kristen@gnof.org

  • May 25, 2022 4:01 PM | Anonymous

    Kids' Orchestra was founded in Baton Rouge in 2010.

    MISSION: To build a community of creative, confident, and socially engaged students through music education.

    Their top goal right now is to offer high-quality afterschool musical instruction in a safe and nurturing space for all children.

  • May 10, 2022 8:23 AM | Anonymous
    The Bossier Arts Council (BAC) was created in 1980 through a joint effort by a local arts organization and the City of Bossier. The Bossier Arts Council continues to partner with the City to provide excellence in the arts for citizens and visitors. Over the years BAC has grown, focusing on expanding arts opportunities in community theatre, visual arts, festivals and exhibits, arts education for children and adults, public arts, and grants opportunities.

    The Bossier Arts Council is dedicated to promoting, supporting, and providing cultural events and programming in order to enhance the quality of life and to develop a cultural identity for Bossier Parish.

    Located at 630 Barksdale Blvd
    Bossier City, LA 71111

  • April 27, 2022 8:51 AM | Anonymous

    APRIL 19 - MAY 3

    North Louisiana's largest philanthropic giving event is back in its ninth year! Last year, over 5,500 donors came together to raise a record $2.2 MILLION for 239 area nonprofits. Choose your causes today and let's work together to transform our community! 

    Giving is easy:

    1. Visit giveforgoodnla.org now through May 3 to browse 221 participating nonprofits.
    2. Choose your favorite causes and add them to your cart. Whether you give $10 or $10,000, every gift is indispensable to the nonprofits and the community members they support.
    3. Check out in one easy step! You'll receive a tax receipt immediately via email.

    Let's work together to create a stronger, more vibrant North Louisiana!

  • April 13, 2022 2:10 PM | Anonymous

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals' Baton Rouge Chapter is currently welcoming new members!

    The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) Greater Baton Rouge has been named a 2022 Ten Star GOLD Chapter, offering members the opportunity to connect with colleagues, engage in creative thinking, network with new friends, and achieve great results in their work. AFP offers many free and discounted resources for fundraisers as well as other opportunities to grow your career and better our community.

    As a benefit to achieving our Gold Star Status, AFP-Baton Rouge has the ability to gift a one-year membership to two potential new members. To qualify for the complimentary membership organizations are required to join one of the diverse committees and commit to attending 90% of chapter meetings (these double as educational sessions with networking opportunities).

    If you are interested in a complimentary membership or have questions please email Kristy Mayes, our Vice President of Membership (kristy.mayes@ohcc.org), and Nicole Falkenheiner, our IDEA Chair (nfalkenheiner@manshiptheatre.org), describing your organization, when it was founded, your role at your organization, and how long you have been in fundraising.

    Any additional information is welcome. 

  • March 30, 2022 7:06 AM | Anonymous

    Go for the Gold

    Candid is extending a special offer to small nonprofits with less than $500,000 in revenue or expenses. Earn a 2022 Candid Gold Seal to qualify for one year of free access to Foundation Directory Essential, a resource to help you win more grants. Offer details

    Please contact Candid if you’d like to schedule a Candid Profile training in the coming months. Candid offers at least two free trainings for Alliance members.

  • March 09, 2022 4:44 PM | Anonymous

    Year Founded: 1989

    Mission Statement:

    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Baton Rouge is a Christian-based ministry that builds and renovates houses in partnership with the community. We provide opportunities for families in need to purchase their own homes, build community, and improve their lives.

    Top Goal:

    Over our 33-year history, HFHGBR has made uplifting existing, yet declining, neighborhoods in Greater Baton Rouge its primary goal and focus. HFHGBR enriches these neighborhoods by building new homes and rehabilitating aging homes in the area through our Critical Home Repair program.


    Habitat Office
    5500 Florida Blvd., Ste. 200
    Baton Rouge, LA 70806

    ReStore North
    4301 Airline Highway
    Baton Rouge, LA 70805

    ReStore Southeast
    10300 Perkins Road
    Baton Rouge, LA 70810

    Learn More

  • February 24, 2022 6:05 AM | Anonymous

    Presented in cooperation with GOHSEP and FEMA

    March 3, 2022
    10:00 AM—12:00 PM
    Zoom Presentation

    Learn how Private Non-Profits (PNPs) and Houses of Worship (HOW), which includes churches, synagogues, temples, mosques and other religious entities, may qualify for federal assistance when a disaster is declared for your specific area.


    • Eligibility Requirements
    • Eligible Facility Requirements
    • Required Documentation
    • The Application Process

    Register in advance for this workshop.

    After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the workshop.

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