Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund Grant Applications Available
Lafayette, LA – The Richard
Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund, a Fund at Community Foundation of
Acadiana (CFA), is accepting grant proposals that foster or extend the growth
of the French language in public discourse, the arts or education.
A grant for up to $1,000.00 is available to fund classroom
projects, research, cultural activities and media projects that use spoken
French in the community. Grants will be awarded based upon the quality of the
proposals and their adherence to the Fund’s mission which is to grow the use of
spoken Cajun and Creole. Grants will be awarded based upon the
quality of the proposals and their adherence to the Fund's mission which is to
grow the use of spoken Cajun and Creole in the wider community.
Applications can be downloaded at www.cfacadiana.org/RichardGuidry. The deadline for
applications is January 15, 2017.
The Richard Guidry Cajun
and Creole Language Fund was established in memory of the late Richard Guidry,
who was an author, educator and state supervisor of foreign languages. The
mission is to support activities and projects that encourage, increase and
improve the use of the multiple varieties of French languages and francophone
cultures in Louisiana, especially the spoken use in public, the arts and
Please contact Brenda Mounier with the Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund with any questions at
firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information
regarding Community Foundation of Acadiana or to learn how you can establish
your own Fund, please contact Eric Guidry at 337.769.4845.
Community Foundation of Acadiana’s(CFA) core purpose is to connect all generous people to the
causes they care about. CFA is south Louisiana’s premier philanthropic
organization benefiting our region, with a particular focus on the parishes of
Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Mary, St. Martin and
Vermilion. CFA has realized cumulative gifts exceeding $176 million and has
made cumulative grants of $89 million. Learn more at www.cfacadiana.org.