August 2021 | Issue
News from The Rapides Foundation
Annual Report Available
The Rapides Foundation's 2020 Annual Report, "A Year Like No Other," is available.

In this 2020 report, you'll see highlights of the Foundation's work during this challenging year. To read the Annual Report, click the button below.
Foundation Awards
$1.4 million Grant to
Address Disconnected Youth
The Rapides Foundation has awarded a
$1.4 million grant to Career Compass of Louisiana that addresses the high number of young adults between the ages of 16 and 24 who are not working or pursuing an education.
Douglas N. Harris, Ph.D.
Register for The Rapides Foundation's Symposium
FOCUS: Impact and Implications of the Coronavirus Pandemic on Schools and Student Learning
The 2021 Symposium will be held on Wednesday, September 1, from 3:00-4:30 p.m.

Dr. Doug Harris, Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics, and the Schlieder Foundation Chair in Public Education at Tulane University will be the featured speaker.

Due to the current COVID surge, the event will be held virtually on the Zoom webinar platform. Click below to register for the free event.
CDW Offers Fall Training Schedule
Community Development Works, a program of
The Rapides Foundation, is offering free
skill-building trainings in the form of interactive webinars for Cenla residents and nonprofits. Trainings start September 14.