Rapides Foundation Awards .9M in healthcare occupations grants

ALEXANDRIA, LA (WNTZ) – The Rapides Foundation recently awarded four grants totaling $1,875,260 to help meet the healthcare workforce needs of empl...

December 2, 2022
3:30 AM

ALEXANDRIA, LA (WNTZ) – The Rapides Foundation recently awarded four grants totaling $1,875,260 to help meet the healthcare workforce needs of employers in Central Louisiana. Grants were awarded to the following postsecondary institutions serving students in the Foundation's service area: Louisiana State University Eunice, Northwestern State University, Louisiana State University of Alexandria and Central Louisiana Technical Community College. The multi-year grants were awarded through the Foundation's Healthcare Occupations Program, which seeks to increase the number of healthcare graduates prepared to meet the basic level of licensure or certification required by employers for initial hire of high-demand healthcare occupations.

Kelvin Spears