G. Scott Griffin Award Applications

Calling All Artists – 2023 Scott Griffin Award Applications Open Community Foundation of North Louisiana will accept applications for the annual G. Scott Griffin Award starting September 13th, 2023. The award, which features a cash prize of $1,000, will be given to a local artist who has contributed to the community through his or her...

Women’s Philanthropy Network Fall Social

Enjoy an evening with members of the Women's Philanthropy Network to learn more about Shreveport's first women's giving circle and how they are making an impact on children in Caddo Parish. Wine and hors d'oeuvres provided. Members and nonmembers are invited and encouraged to bring friends. Please register here. Hosted by WPN member, Misty Alexander.

Grayson Foundation Grant Applications

The Grayson Foundation is a private foundation that is committed to improving the quality of life in Shreveport-Bossier. The Grayson Foundation accepts grant applications twice annually, however, organizations may apply only once every twelve months. Applications are submitted through the Community Foundation grant portal. The Grayson Foundation is now accepting applications for the fall grant...

2023 Community Counts

Centenary College of Louisiana 2911 Centenary Boulevard, Shreveport, LA, United States

Accurate data is essential to help our community set priorities, track progress, formulate policy, and allocate resources. To help drive change in our area, the Community Foundation has been tracking data and publishing Community Counts since 2008. Data for the Shreveport-Bossier Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is collected and tracked in six categories – Population, Economics, Human...

Shreveport Ideas Festival: My Ascension Documentary Screening

Robinson Film Center 617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA

Join CFNLA and the Women’s Philanthropy Network for a screening of MY ASCENSION, a documentary about suicide prevention for teens. The screening will be held at Robinson Film Center in the Willis-Knighton Theatre on Tuesday, October 17th starting at 5:30 PM. At 16 years old, varsity cheerleader Emma Benoit attempted to end her life. MY...

Crisis Response Stakeholder Panel Discussion with Q&A

BHP Billiton YMCA 3455 Knight Street, Shreveport, LA, United States

Join us for the Crisis Response Stakeholder Panel Discussion with Q&A on Thursday, November 2nd at BHP Billiton YMCA, hosted by Community Foundation of North Louisiana (CFNLA) and Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse (CADA). CADA has been named the provider for Crisis Response Services in Region 7, and it will change the way our...

Shreveport Ideas Festival: Trauma and Early Brain Development with Dr. Charles Zeanah

Robinson Film Center 617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA

Join CFNLA and the Women's Philanthropy Network for a presentation by Dr. Charles Zeanah about the effects trauma has on early brain development. Dr. Zeanah is the Vice Chair of Tulane School of Medicine's Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the Executive Director of The Institute of Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health. He...

Teen Advisory Committee 2024 Applications Due by 12/15

Step Forward, an initiative of Community Foundation of North Louisiana (CFNLA), seeks 30 youth leaders from high schools across Caddo Parish to join the Teen Advisory Committee (TAC). Applications are being accepted now through December 15, 2023. Step Forward will offer 30 youth from diverse backgrounds a chance to participate in leadership development and engage...

Step Forward: Gratitude Gathering

AB Palmer Recreation Center 547 E 79th Street, Shreveport, LA, United States

Parents and caregivers with young children are invited to a gratitude gathering to share good food and fun with friends and family. Join Step Forward's Growing Children and LSU Ag Center as we try healthier versions of our holiday favorites while making lasting memories with the people we are thankful for. Story Time | Music...

Give the Gift of a Brighter Future – ECE Donation Dedications Due by 12/20

The holidays are a time to spread joy and give back to help others’ wishes come true. During this season of giving, please consider honoring your family and friends with the Gift of a Brighter Future by making a contribution to the Early Childhood Education (ECE) Fund at Community Foundation of North Louisiana. High quality...