RLCF Programs

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Backroads & Bayous Trail Run

Gilliam, LA

A fundraising event that benefits the Foundation and other area nonprofits, celebrates North Caddo farmland, and connects participants to food and
healthy eating!

WHY: Fosters self-discovery and challenges area runners with a 10-mile and 3-mile run

GET INVOLVED: Come to our run: It's the prettiest run in Caddo Parish, and funds raised through registrations benefit collaboration with other area nonprofits; Sponsor our event: Sponsorships benefit the Foundation and help support all our programming throughout the year.


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The Exchange NLA

Ruston, LA

Connects fundraisers with funders and policymakers, nurtures collaboration, and offers resources, education, and support to the members

WHY: To enhance the current work of our nonprofit organizations, to nurture future leaders, and to cultivate new and emerging programs serving our community

GET INVOLVED: Become a community venture partner: share your knowledge and expertise in fundraising, event marketing, nonprofit accounting, and legal knowledge. Be a guest speaker for our monthly "lunch and learn.” Offer your services to Exchange members on a sliding scale or pro-bono. Become a sponsor!


Main Street Exchange

Ruston, LA

MSE is a green mission gallery shop open weekdays in Ruston, LA. We have a curated selection of repurposed handmade goods and art to support our work with North Louisiana nonprofits! You may contact us for a private appointment in Ruston.

GET INVOLVED: Find Main Street Exchange on Facebook! Stop by the shop.


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Artist-in-Residence

Fall 2019

The Foundation is committed to bringing into the area Master Teachers and Artists who want to spend time in an intentional community to cultivate the arts and the artist within. Plans are underway for our second Artist-In-Residence coming in Fall of 2019.

 Our first workshop in April of 2017 brought together writers who spent a week Cultivating the Writer Within! Guiding the Artist-in-Residence event was Published Author and Master Teacher Robert Benson.

GET INVOLVED: Stay tuned for more information about future Artist-In-Residence opportunities. Make a Donation; Become a Sponsor!


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The Legacy Show

Fall 2019

This event will be our fall fundraiser, beginning to weave our work together in support of our guiding principles and mission. At the show itself, Ross’ work will be on display, with the sale of each piece benefitting programs of the Foundation.

GET INVOLVED: Stay tuned for more information coming up about The Legacy Show; Make a donation; Become a Sponsor!