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The Charles Lamar Family Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-11

At A Glance

The Charles Lamar Family Foundation

P.O. Box 66338

Baton Rouge, LA United States 70896-6338

Telephone: (225) 924-3527

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $16,521,783

Total giving: $853,125






Established in 2001 in LA

Purpose and Activities

The foundation's vision for Baton Rouge is a cadre of stable nonprofit organizations that effect positive change in the community. The foundation seeks to support emerging or maturing and expanding nonprofits with useful missions that are responsive to community challenges and opportunities. Giving is generally limited to those organizations that are located in or near the Baton Rouge, LA, area in the fields of social services, arts and culture, education, animal welfare, and natural and historic conservation.

Fields of Interest

  • Arts and culture
  • Charter school education
  • Disasters and emergency management
  • Education
  • Elementary and secondary education
  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • Public affairs
  • Public libraries
  • Sports and recreation
  • Substance abuse treatment
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Adolescents
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Students

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $16,521,783 (market value)

Expenditures: $872,510

Total giving: $853,125

Qualifying distributions: $857,904