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Our Mission

The mission of the Neighbors Capital Area Foundation is to create and support education-focused & community-driven initiatives in the greater Baton Rouge area.

The Neighbors Capital Area Foundation is our opportunity to give back through education initiatives and organization-wide volunteer efforts. As the Foundation grows, we look forward to seeing the continued impact we can have on the community we serve.

Steve Webb, President and CEO of Neighbors Federal Credit Union

Project Grants for Public Schools

The Foundation’s newest initiative, PGPS offers K-12 public schools the opportunity to apply for funding for projects that exhibit a lasting impact on the school and community. The next round of applications will open in August 2024.

Neighbors Way Tuition Assistance Award

Established in 2018, the Neighbors Way Tuition Assistance Award aims to subsidize the cost of tuition for local students entering their first year of college. Student applications open Friday, Janaury 8, 2024.

Neighbors Day

Each year NFCU’s 250 employees gather for Neighbors Day – a city-wide day of service to give back to the Greater Baton Rouge Area. Neighbors Day is Monday, October 7, 2024.

Clays for a Cause

The Foundation will host its 10th annual Clays for a Cause sporting clays tournament in October 2024, with proceeds benefiting the Neighbors Way Tuition Assistance Award.