Grantees & Initiatives
Capital Area United Way’s collective impact includes community initiatives and services as well as investing in Impact Grants to programs in the community.
2022 - 2023 Project Grantees
2022 Angel Tree, The Salvation Army of Greater Baton Rouge
A Case for Case Management, Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge Inc.
Advancing Equity in Our Community, YMCA of the Capital Area
Archery in Schools, Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Foundations
Baton Roots Pop-Up Outdoor Classrooms, The Walls Project
Baton Rouge Area Youth Network (BRAYN), Big Buddy Program
Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center - New Roof for 626 East Blvd, Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center
BRYC's Security Infrastructure, Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC)
Building Readers: Book Access & Library Development, Line 4 Line Oneil Barber and Beauty Salon
Catholic Charities Food Outreach, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
Computers for Christmas, Capital Area Corporate Recycling Counsel
Cribs & Car Seats, The Safety Place (formerly Lexlee's Kids)
Emerge Summer Camp, The Emerge Center (Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation)
Feeding a Food Desert, Christian Outreach Centre of Baton Rouge Inc
Gardere Rocks, Gardere Initiative Inc.
Girls on the Run, Girls On The Run South Louisiana
Girl Talk-Keeping It Real, Perfectly Suited
Geaux Get Healthy Clinical Program at OLOL, LSU Health Foundation New Orleans
Habitat for Humanity Critical Home Repair Program, Habitat For Humanity International Inc.
Improving patient centered care through patient navigation, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
Improving Service Delivery through Database Upgrades, Cancer Services Inc.
Incredible Kids, LAUNCH
KO@Home, Kids Orchestra Inc.
Larry Maciasz Kitchen Project, Centre for The Arts
Mission Heart: Providing access to safety and housing needs for women in recovery, Mission Heart Inc.
Our Lady of the Lake Trauma Program: Safety in Schools, Our Lady of The Lake Hospital Inc
Overcoming Challenges Through Student Enrichment, Gardere Community Christian School
Pennington Biomedical's The Rolling Store, Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation
Powering HOPE, HOPE Ministries
Santa's Workshop, 100 Black Men of Metropolitan Baton Rouge, Ltd.
Second Time Parents, Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Information Center of Louisiana
Seizure Safety for Students, Epilepsy Alliance Louisiana
Senior and Child Hunger Programs Launch, Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
Single Mom Holiday Extravaganza, The Life of a Single Mom
Special Olympics Louisiana DEI Leadership Conference, Special Olympics Louisiana Inc.
Student Food Pantry, Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University
St. Vincent de Paul Community Pharmacy, St. Vincent de Paul
Teach For America - School Team Professional Development, Teach For America Inc.
Vaccine Equity Project, Westside Sponsoring Committee
West Feliciana Public Schools-West Feliciana Early Childhood Network, West Feliciana Public Schools
YES Academy, Boys & Girls Club of Greater Baton Rouge
Young Entrepreneurs Academy, Greater Baton Rouge Economic Partnership Inc.
2022 - 2023 Basic Needs Grantees
Addressing Food Insecurity in Our Service Area, Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
Basic Needs for Vulnerable Families, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center, Baton Rouge Children's Advocacy Center
BRYC's Basic Needs Fund, Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC)
Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center, Capital Area Family Violence Intervention Center
Collaborative Food Hub, Three O’Clock Project
Disaster Services and Home Fire, American Red Cross - Louisiana Capital Area Chapter
Emergency Shelter for Homeless Youth, Youth Oasis
Gardere Initiative Basic Needs, Gardere Initiative Inc
Holy Grill, Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge Inc
Homeless One Stop Legal Clinic, Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation
Improved Community Support for Victims & Survivors of Domestic Violence, Capital Area Family Justice Center Inc
Mid City Ownership Protection Program, Mid City Redevelopment Alliance, Inc.
Mission Heart, Mission Heart Inc
One Touch Ministry Re-Entry Short-Term Housing Program , One Touch Ministry Inc
Shepherd's Market Client Choice Food Pantry, Opening Doors A Louisiana Non-Profit Corporation
Single Mom Financial Assistance Program, The Life of a Single Mom
St. Vincent de Paul Meal and Shelter Program, St. Vincent de Paul
The Women's Help Center Family Empowerment Program, Women’s Help Center Inc
Top Box Foods Louisiana, Top Box Foods
Utility Payment Assistance for ALICE Population, Christian Outreach Center of Baton Rouge Inc
Volunteer Ascension Community Hub, Volunteer Ascension
Hardship Financial Fund (HFF), Volunteers of America South Central Louisiana
2022 - 2025 Innovation Grantees
Adult Education, Adult Literacy Advocates of Greater Baton Rouge
AMIkids Baton Rouge Vocational Services, AMIKIDS Inc.
Amped Ecosystem at Broadmoor High School, Humanities Amped
Child Advocacy Services - CASA/Children's Advocacy Center, Child Advocacy Services
Child Development Center, The Emerge Center (Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation)
College & Career Coaching for Low-Income Students, Career Compass of Louisiana
Conscious Discipline Implementation as a Social-Emotional Learning Tool, Pointe Coupee Early Childhood Coalition Inc.
Employment Services, Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
Goodwill Reintegration Program, Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana Inc.
Integrated Behavioral Health, Family Service of Greater Baton Rouge
Kids' Orchestra, Kids Orchestra Inc.
Long Term Substance Abuse Treatment for Indigent Adults, O'Brien House
Pediatric Behavioral Health, The Emerge Center (Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation)
Project Learn, Boys and Girls Club of Metro Louisiana
Reilly Center-Excellence Accelerated, Volunteers of America South Central Louisiana
Sexual Trauma Therapy, Sexual Trauma Awareness and Response (STAR) Center
STEM Baton Rouge, Center for the Innovative Training of Youth Inc
The Way to Work, HOPE Ministries
UREC Youth Development Programs, Urban Restoration Enhancement Corporation
Youth City Lab's Youth Leadership Incubator, Front Yard Bikes
YWCA Early Head Start Program, YWCA Greater Baton Rouge
*funding begins July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2025
Hurricane Ida Relief Grants
American Red Cross
Benevolent Rural Alliance for Cultural and Environmental Strategies (BRACES)
Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Baton Rouge
Center of Hope for Tangipahoa, Inc
Family Road of Grater Baton Rouge
Fellowship Church of Ascension
First Baptist Church of Vacheire
Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
New Zion Christian Center
St. Charles United Way
St. Helena Parish Schools
St. James Hospital Wellness Foundation
St. James Parish Council on Aging
St. James Parish School System
St. John United Way
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
The Salvation Army Baton Rouge
Trinity Bay Vocational Institute
United Cajun Navy
United Way of South Louisiana
*as distributed through November 2021