A northwest Louisiana economic funding collaborative was recently awarded a hefty grant aimed at streamlining work force partnerships and developing the area's labor pool.Workforce Innovations in... more
Characterizing the country's education system as a crisis situation, education reformer Geoffrey Canada addressed a sold-out crowd in Shreveport on Thursday, calling for a better solution for the... more
The Workforce Innovations in Northwest Louisiana, a funding collaborative led by The Community Foundation of North Louisiana, was selected to receive a $300,000 grant from the National Fund for... more
Shreveport, La (October 21, 2011) – The Workforce Innovations in Northwest Louisiana (WINLA), a funding collaborative led by The Community Foundation of North Louisiana, has been selected to receive... more
Every child, regardless of income, race, creed or gender, can succeed.
That's the message world-renowned education reformer Geoffrey Canada will bring to Shreveport in a sold-out event sponsored by... more
More members mean greater strength.
That's what Robinson Film Center executive director Alexandyr Kent stresses as the film center dives into a membership campaign, "Become One of a Thousand."
LSU-Shreveport undergraduate student Ta'Kori Harris was selected by the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance for the Next Generation Nonprofit Leaders Program. Harris is a senior, sociology major from Homer... more
A new, permanent exhibit at Sci-Port: Louisiana's Science Center in Shreveport will focus on the science behind charitable giving.
The series of interactive panels debuts today and will be available... more
The Community Foundation is giving local residents access to cutting edge research in a hands-on, educational Science of Generosity exhibit.
The Foundation, Notre Dame, and Sci-Port: Louisiana's... more
Shreveport, La (August 29, 2011) – For the first time ever, cutting edge research from the University of Notre Dame's Science of Generosity initiative will be featured as a permanent exhibit at a... more
The Volunteers for Youth Justice (VYJ) Board of Directors recently made the difficult decision to end the ACT-Now Truancy Program. The program provided direct services to Caddo public schools in the... more
Young Professionals 'break the ice'
Young Professionals Initiative, a program of the Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce, recently held an after-hour's mixer hosted on base by the Air... more
A new historic marker honors one of Shreveport's best-known philanthropists, Justin Gras.
The Community Foundation held a ribbon-cutting Thursday for the marker in the 700 block of Texas Street in... more