Mrs. Wilson passed peacefully in her home. By 2016, the Foundation had invested more than $37 million into the Capital Region.
The Foundation marked its 15th year of grantmaking by launching a three-year, $3 million Prison Reentry Initiative to support a reduction in Louisiana’s recidivism rate and increase the cost savings to the state associated with the successful reintegration of...
Mr. Wilson passed away on his 80th birthday.
In the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the Foundation contributed $1 million to the Hurricane Katrina Displaced Persons Fund.
The Foundation issues its first round of grant awards to 13 local nonprofits, for a total of $225,022.