Grantee Profile

Baton Rouge Area Foundation

Grants to Baton Rouge Area Foundation

  • $350,000

    2011 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA — The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which supports projects that improve the well-being of Louisiana’s citizens, will use this grant to work with state and local agencies to reduce the number of youth sent into out-of-home placements and improve their outcomes by increasing their access to community-based behavioral health services. The project is part of a state initiative to serve all children and youth who have behavioral health needs--including those in contact with the juvenile justice system--through a single point of entry into a coordinated system of care.

  • $250,000

    2010 (Inactive Grant)

    Juvenile Justice

    BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA — To support work on dissemination and sustainability on behalf of Louisiana Models for Change (over 18 months).

The MacArthur Foundation awarded Baton Rouge Area Foundation $600,000 between 1978 and 2018.