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12/1/2017 Cleco Community Fund Awards Grants
Lafayette, LA - The Cleco Community Fund, a fund of Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA), generously awarded seven grants totaling $100,000 to nonprofits in Acadiana. The grant recipients will focus on a wide variety of causes.
11/29/2017David Ray Caillouet Memorial Fund
David Ray Caillouet Memorial Fund, a fund of Community Foundation of Acadiana,  made a $25,000 contribution to Healing House in Lafayette
8/29/2017 Flood the Love Community Donations Drive
United Way of Acadiana seeking donations and supplies for Hurricane Harvey victims.
4/26/2018 Healing Garden to Be Named in Honor of Late Hospital CEO

Women’s & Children’s Hospital makes donation to the Kites AboveAcadiana Kids Fund, at Community Foundation of Acadiana in Memory of Longtime CEO Kathy Bobbs

11/30/2017IRA Charitable Rollover
IRAs can qualify for tax-free charitable distributions. Community Foundation of Acadiana can help turn your individual retirement accounts (IRAs) into tax-saving charitable gifts. Extended tax benefits allow more people to experience the joy of giving during their lifetimes.
10/4/2017 LEF partners with CFA
We continue to partner with educators and the Lafayette community to explore ways to meet the ever-changing needs of today's classrooms, ensuring that every child has the best chance possible for success.
9/5/2017 LPMSA Awards Scholarships
Lafayette Parish Medical Society Alliance Awards $8,000 Scholarship to two Lafayette natives.
8/31/2017 Southwest Louisiana Harvey Relief
Southwest Louisiana Foundation creates charitable fund to help after Hurricane Harvey
5/2/2018 UL Students Receives Jack Shirley Memorial Fund Scholarship
Lafayette, La. – Abigail Breaux of Lafayette is the recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Jack Shirley Memorial Scholarship Fund, a fund of Community Foundation of Acadiana. Breaux is a graduate student studying geology at UL Lafayette.
News on Upcoming Events
4/25/2017 Hats and Horses Kentucky Derby Fundraising Event
3/2/2017 Upcoming Events
Press Releases
4/13/2017 “DaVita Way of Giving” Donates $6,000 to Acadiana Disaster Relief
11/21/2016Acadiana Disaster Response Fund Grants $245,000 to Local Organizations and Churches
2/9/2017 Acadiana Fund to Benefit Greater New Orleans Tornado Victims
6/2/2017 Al Berard Memorial Music Fund Grants $5,000 to Le Reveil du Francais

11/18/2016Al Berard Music Festival on December 3
10/12/2016Anita M. Fontenot to receive philanthropy award
11/1/2016 Announcing the Iberia Parish Foundation’s Competitive Grant Cycle
10/18/2016CFA Announces Ralph de la Vega as Keynote Speaker for its Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
11/14/2016Community Foundation of Acadiana Celebrates Local Philanthropists at Luncheon
8/21/2017 Cox Charities Grant Cycle
Cox employees to award $75,000 to Southeast Region nonprofits Agencies can apply for grants up to $5,000
10/12/2016Drs. Christian and Hoberman to receive philanthropy award
11/7/2017 Fallen Heroes Fund Raises $200K+
More than $200,000 was raised in memory of Cpl. Michael Middlebrook.
4/25/2017 Iberia Parish Foundation Hats & Horse Kentucky Derby Party
12/22/2016Iberia Parish Foundation’s Competitive Grant Cycle awards over $13,000 to Seven Organizations in Local Community
11/18/2016INNOV8 Acadiana Announces a $1.4 Million Business Accelerator Program
10/12/2016James “Jim” Devin and Ruth Moncus to receive philanthropy award
10/26/2016Last Call to Reserve Seats at Leaders in Philanthropy Awards Luncheon
10/12/2016N. R. Broussard to receive philanthropy award
10/18/2016Peggy and John Daniel Gielen, III to receive philanthropy award
10/12/2016Phil and Reneé Haney to receive philanthropy award
12/15/2016Richard Guidry Cajun and Creole Language Fund Grant Applications Available
10/12/2016Roy and Catherine Poché to receive philanthropy award
11/29/2016SCI Louisiana Acadiana Chapter Donates $10,000 for Flood Response in Memory of the late Russell Jackson of Lafayette Shooters
3/28/2018 Second Annual Robideaux Report April 12
Free Admission to Second Annual Robideaux Report No Cost to Attend Parish-Wide Address, Showcase of Culture and Technology.
2/15/2017 St. Martin Land Company Scholarship Award
11/2/2016 Stuller Family Foundation Donates $150,000 for First Responders and Flood Relief
10/12/2016Sue Soileau Brignac to receive philanthropy award
In The News
11/11/2016'Leaders in philanthropy' honored for their generosity
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11/29/201610K donated to help with flood recovery
1/27/2017 1954-style gala lauds Rodrigue
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10/19/20167 cool facts about the new At Home store
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2/10/2017 Acadiana Fund to Benefit Greater New Orleans Tornado Victims
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11/15/2016Acadiana’s Newfound Cred in the Entrepreneurial Realm
11/23/2016Al Berard Music Fest celebrates Pyook, honors legacy
11/10/2016Al Berard Music Festival set for December 3
10/13/2016At Home Opens Third Louisiana Location In Lafayette
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10/13/2016At Home store opens in Lafayette, aids flood victims
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11/1/2016 Berard Fest benefits arts, music groups
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11/18/2016Business accelerator program launched in Acadiana to assist entrepreneurs
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11/21/2016CFA makes disaster relief grants
10/27/2016CFA to honor Haneys as Iberia’s top philanthropists
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11/18/2016Community Foundation Awards 2016
11/29/2016Festival celebrates third year
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11/22/2016Fete: League of Extraordinary Gentlemen
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12/14/2016Grants distributed: IPF hands out more than $13,000 to area nonprofits
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10/7/2016 Here's what's happening in the art world
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5/1/2017 Lippmans honored for philanthropy
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3/31/2017 Mayor-President addresses city in year-in-review tagged the “Robideaux Report”
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12/28/2016Oilfield dad loses job, now has brain cancer
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11/15/2016Ping pong tournament honors David Egan
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3/2/2017 Robideaux to give parish-wide address
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2/14/2017 Statewide tour salutes famed songwriter
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11/2/2016 Stuller Family Foundation Donates $150,000 for First Responders, Flood Relief
11/16/2016Support smoke-free La. with ... ping-pong?
12/28/2016Wall Street Journal highlights Donor Advised Funds. It’s not too late to give!
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3/17/2017 What does it cost to keep Festival International going?
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