AREAS OF FOCUS
The Foundation funds efforts in the areas of Human Services, Healthcare, Education and Prison Reentry, which positively impacts and strengthens the organizations and institutions that address the underlying causes of societal problems.
The Foundation strives to prevent hunger, drugs and societal difficulties throughout communities by funding strategic efforts.
The Foundation wants to see everyone succeed. Improving the education system and delivering quality reading and literacy programs is a top priority.
The health of every resident is important to the Foundation. Care and assistance is provided to the working poor and those without insurance.
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Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation’s mission is to enhance Louisiana’s communities throughout the Greater Baton Rouge area by supporting philanthropic initiatives and programs that improve the lives of its citizens. The Foundation seeks to support and strengthen organizations working in the areas of human services, healthcare, education and prison reentry that strive to address the underlying causes of social and economic problems.
Huey and Angelina Wilson Foundation is ready to help philanthropic organizations with the resources needed to improve the lives of those most in need in our communities. We are prepared to work with you to improve the lives of citizens throughout the Greater Baton Rouge community, so apply today!
GREATER BATON ROUGE
In the area of Human Services, the Foundation funded a charity with $125,000 for furniture donations.
The Foundation’s Healthcare program pledged $30,000 to an organization that provided epilepsy case management.
In the area of Education, $50,000 was given to an organization dedicated to fostering leaders in our state.
An organization that promoted relapse prevention for reentries gained $100,000 of support from the Foundation’s Prison Reentry initiative.
The Foundation gave $36,000 to an organization determined to improve educational success in juvenile justice facilities.
In the area of Prison Reentry, a total of $273,000 was donated to an organization that supported reentry families.
The Foundation’s Healthcare program funded an organization with $25,000 to provide healthcare to underserved children.
For Human Services outreach, the Foundation donated $20,000 to an organization that provided legal services to flood victims.
Helping the Formerly Incarcerated Integrate Into the Community – and Stay Out of Prison
Philanthropy Southeast, August 12, 2020
Baton Rouge-based foundations donate $1.2 million for Edwards’ coronavirus relief fund
The Advocate, March 20, 2020
Baton Rouge Foundations Grant $1.2 million to La. Governor’s Fund
Press Release, March 20, 2020
11 States in 11 Months: Southern Philanthropy in… Louisiana
featuring HAWF VP Research & Trustee, Renee G. Joyal, Ph.D.
Philanthropy Southeast, June 27, 2019
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