Baton Rouge Youth Coalition, Inc.

Amount Awarded: $20,000

Alliance’s Priority Funding Area:

Student Growth and Development, Youth Empowerment

Community Impact: Baton Rouge Youth Coalition (BRYC) supports under-resourced students in pursuing post-secondary degrees, addressing educational inequities. With 670 alumni and 200 degrees facilitated, BRYC achieves an 83% college persistence rate—5.5 times the national average for lower-income youth. Connecting high school seniors with community volunteers, BRYC guides them through college applications and financial aid processes.