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Kids of Excellence Learning Center
Kids of Excellence envision a world where every child has equal access to quality education, unending curiosity, and limitless opportunities. Our program mission is to provide the highest quality of education to young children, ensuring readiness for school for all children by using developmentally appropriate practices and invests in the development of the whole child, through the cooperation of the school, family, staff, and community.

Family Service of Greater New Orleans
Family Service of Greater New Orleans strengthens the emotional health and fosters the self-sufficiency of families and individuals.

American Diabetes Association
To prevent and cure diabetes and improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes.

African American Cultural Center
To create opportunities for people of color and protect their rights and liberties as citizens. Inspiring young people in their communities to seek opportunities for learning and personal growth and connecting communities to resources, strategies and providing solutions that support human dignity and respect.

St. George's Episcopal School
We excel in educating children. At St. George's, each child grows academically, creatively, emotionally and spiritually, while developing a sense of self-worth and moral responsibility. No two children are alike; each one possesses a fascinating combination of gifts and challenges. We serve a blend of learning profiles in a family-like atmosphere with a highly trained faculty. Together, we embody perseverance, integrity, compassion and respect-values that foster lifelong learning and success.

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center
For over 40 years, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has delivered with compassion and excellence the most advanced cancer care available. Our mission is to improve survivorship and lessen the burden of cancer through expert treatment, compassionate care, early detection, research and education.

Anna's Place NOLA
Our Mission: To promote healing and wholeness of body, mind and spirit in the Tremé/7th Ward and Greater New Orleans community by offering academic, cultural, and arts enrichment; holistic health care; and healthy lifestyle education. We offer after-school, Saturday and Summer Camp youth programs and a short-term food pantry program. See the "MORE ABOUT US" section below to learn more about these programs.

The Posse Foundation
Posse started in 1989 because of one student who said, "I never would have dropped out of college if I had my posse with me." The Posse Foundation identifies, recruits, and trains incredible young leaders from urban public high schools and sends them in Posses to top colleges and universities across the country, where they earn four-year, full-tuition leadership scholarships.

We transform urban spaces into dynamic play and learning environments that empower kids to design their futures.

The Radical Buffoon(s)
The Radical Buffoons make theatrical work that is outsize in scope or idea, physically evocative, socially provocative, and couched in humor as a vehicle for storytelling. A collective of artists based in New Orleans, we support the radical representation of all diverse communities that call our city home in our work on stage and off.

Louisiana Children's Museum
Louisiana Children's Museum contributes to the region's future prosperity by engaging children's potential and making that potential visible. Through play, shared explorations, and in dialogue with adults, LCM connects children to each other, adults, their environments and communities.

Music Alive Ensemble of New Orleans
The Music Alive Ensemble (MAE) is a blend of professional classical and jazz musicians, composers, arrangers and educators living in Louisiana. MAE is dedicated to the ideal that music as art communicates the breadth, passion and intellect of society. Our goal is to bring families into artistic venues in hopes that the experience will educate and encourage burgeoning artists and develop a supportive listening base for future generations of musicians.

Breakthrough New Orleans (formerly Summerbridge New Orleans)
The mission of Breakthrough New Orleans (formerly Summerbridge New Orleans) is to prepare high potential middle school students, with limited resources, for academically rigorous educational experiences in high school and college while inspiring and training high school and college students to enter the field of education and become advocates for educational equity.

Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation
The mission of the Barataria-Terrebonne Estuary Foundation (BTEF) is to involve a representation of a broad base of people to support the Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program (BTNEP). This includes supporting the mission of stewardship of the cultural, economic and ecological resources of the Barataria and Terrebonne Basins. Formed in 1995, the Foundation is the fund-raising organization for the benefit of the BTNEP.

Next Generation
Our mission is to establish a moral and character education club on Junior and Senior High School campuses. Each club guides students to build a moral compass and promotes long-term mentoring relationships with community leaders.