The Community Foundation has given the G. Scott Griffin Award to Poet X, a spoken word artist.
The organization gives the award to an artist who has overcome adversity to make a contribution to the... 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
Shreveport, La (August 4, 2011) – The Community Foundation has named spoken word artist Hugh Hamilton, who is better known as Poetic X, as its 2011 G. Scott Griffin Award. The award is given annually... more
Malawi, Africa, Grand Goave, Haiti, Kandahar Hills, India, Shreveport, La.. When our daughter, Maggie Lee, died Aug. 2, 2009, we had little notion about how these scattered places on the map would be... more
Just a simple word, yet one teen's worst nightmare. A word that forever will be engraved in DeKendrix Warner's mind. A word he hates came from his mouth the day it was spoken.
That was Aug... more
From promoting the arts to feeding the hungry to housing the homeless, nonprofits and the individuals behind them make Shreveport-Bossier City a better place for us all.
The key to nonprofit success... more
On June 26, 1961, the Community Foundation of Shreveport/Bossier City began with $21,000 to assist individuals, families, businesses and non-profits in effective giving.
Fifty years and $75 million... more
One thing that can be said about The Community Foundation of North Louisiana, its heart is in the right place — making our corner of the world a better place in which to live.
And few can argue with... more
The LSU Shreveport School of R.O.C.K. (Reading and Organization for Cool Kids) held its commencement ceremony today for 12 local second graders. The three-week program is a partnership between the... more
A program that gives high school seniors hands-on training in research lab techniques is among three receiving grants from a Shreveport philanthropy group.
BioStart Boot Camp, a program operated by... more
Tuesday wasn't the first really warm day, but the sticky 90-degree heat and rolling turnout of area schools had us pondering the coming summer, thankful for the relief of chlorinated pools, cool... more