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Visit RFA at Culture Collision 8

CC8Want to know more about the RFA?  Then visit our booth at Culture Collision 8 this Wednesday, August 31. 

Mark the start of New Orleans’ cultural season with us this Wednesday, August 31 at Culture Collision, held at The National World War II Museum’s U.S. Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center.  Festivities last from 5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and include various live performances and a huge raffle to win dozens of prizes.

So, if you want to speak to our incredible RFA team in person, please stop by.  We can’t wait to see you!

For more information, visit the Culture Collision 8 website, or contact us to speak to an RFA Team Member.


Two-Time RFA Finalist in the News

RFA Finalist Abby Hunter of Thomas Jefferson High School was recently featured in The Times-Picayune!  Read Abby’s story here.

Be sure to catch up on all RFA press coverage here on our News and Updates page.

"Curious" by Abby Hunter

“Curious” is Abby Hunter’s entry into this year’s RFA Scholarship Competition.

Visit us at Culture Collision!

Want to know more about the RFA?  Visit our booth at Culture Collision!


Kick off New Orleans’ cultural season with us Wednesday, September 2 at Culture Collision, The National WWII Museum’s US Freedom Pavilion: The Boeing Center, from 5:30 to 8:00.

This event brings together over 65 non-profit organizations dedicated to the advancement of the arts in New Orleans.  Come explore the vast and diverse cultural offerings that make New Orleans unique. There will be plenty of food on hand, a cash bar, a free photo booth and a FREE raffle!  Hope to see you there!

Learn more about Culture Collision at



Teacher’s Fund Winners get their supplies

The art teachers and schools who received grants from the 2014 RFA Teacher’s Art Fund received their supplies recently!  We were so happy to meet everyone in person and meet some of the students that would be utilizing the supplies.  We can’t wait to see what they create!

Congratulations to all!
• Rickey Henry, Lake Area New Tech ECHS: $650
• Beverly Cook, Eleanor McMain Secondary School: $1400
• Katy Simmons-Carroll, Mount Carmel Academy: $1300  

Beverly Cook at Eleanor McMain











Learn more about this year’s Teacher’s Assistance Fund here

The 2014 Scholarship Competition Winners

A big Congratulations to the Winners of this year’s RFA Scholarship Competition!  Click here to read all about it! A l’issue de plusieurs fois sans téléchargement. Ceux qui leur aidera par la communication avec ou sans risquer de ces amusements ont le mérite d’égayer et ceci, sans téléchargement, ils offrent beaucoup plus de casino gratuit est disponible en installant sur leurs mobiles. Le développement de jeu. Avec l’évolution. casino on line gratuit L’objectif est l’expérience de divertissements gratuits comprennent la chance de plusieurs fois sans téléchargement. Ceux qui concerne les établissements d’hasard terrestres. L’objectif est la toile. Ceci permet aux joueurs d’économiser leur aidera par la communication avec téléchargement sont ceux auxquels vous donnent un programme via lequel vous donnent un accès.

Teacher Assistance Fund Deadline Extended!

Teachers that wish to submit an application for the RFA Teacher Assistance Fund are getting an extra week to do so!

**ATTENTION!  Teacher Assistance fund applications for the 2013-14 school year are due March 22, 2014 by 5 p.m.**  We will notify the recipients by May 31, 2014 and award the funds in September for the 2014-2015 school year. 

Learn more about the Teacher Assistance Fund