Current Ventures

Meet the people making a difference in our communities

We’ve been running our Accelerator program since 2011 and have impacted thousands of lives. Our programming currently focuses on four main sectors: food security, water management, healthcare, and educational equity.

Batture, LLC

Batture, LLC

Robert Mora & Jennifer Snape

Sector: Water Management
Best Life Pharmacy and Restaurant

Best Life Pharmacy and Restaurant

Chris Sylvain & Cynthia Sylvain

Sector: Health
Bluefin Data

Bluefin Data

Andrew Petersen

Sector: Water Management
Circle Food Store

Circle Food Store

Brooke Boudreaux

Sector: Food Access
College Beyond

College Beyond

Paris Woods & Sarah Payne

Sector: Educational Equity
Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

Coalition to Restore Coastal Louisiana

Deborah Visco Abibou

Sector: Water Management
Dancing Grounds

Dancing Grounds

Laura Stein & Jeremy Guyton

Sector: Educational Equity
Descant Ranch Food Hub

Descant Ranch Food Hub

Seth Descant & Chris Fry

Sector: Food Access
Footprints To Fitness

Footprints To Fitness

April Dupré

Sector: Health
High Level Speech & Hearing Center

High Level Speech & Hearing Center

Dr. Lana Joseph

Sector: Health
Kids of Excellence Child Development Center

Kids of Excellence Child Development Center

Kristi Givens & Precious Acker

Sector: Educational Equity
STEM NOLA

STEM NOLA

Dr. Calvin Mackie

Sector: Educational Equity
Wilcox Academy of Early Learning

Wilcox Academy of Early Learning

Rochelle Wilcox

Sector: Educational Equity
LifeCity

LifeCity

Liz Shephard (CEO), Jessica Nehrbass (Director of Impact) & Molly Richard

Sector: Water Management
Southern City Farm, LLC

Southern City Farm, LLC

Andrew Prat

Sector: Food Access
Sugar Roots Farm

Sugar Roots Farm

Sharessa Garland & Ecoee (Joan) Rooney

Sector: Food Access

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