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Ways You Can Contribute to a Fund

At Community Foundation of Acadiana, we make donating to a Fund efficient and simple. We offer several contribution options to include credit card, check, wire transfers, planned giving. You can download the guide to for ways to contributing to your fund here. For assistance, contact Stephanie Burge, Director of Finance, at sburge@cfacadina.org or 337.769.4850.


Debit/Credit Card
Find a list of CFA Funds at cfacadiana.org/donate.

Checks
Make checks payable to: Community Foundation of Acadiana, with your fund’s name on the check memo line. Mail or deliver to: 1035 Camellia Blvd., Suite 100, Lafayette, LA 70508.

Wire Transfers
Please alert Community Foundation of Acadiana of any wire transfer gift with an email, letter or faxed note. If you would like to make a gift of restricted or closely-held securities, please call us for instructions. Contact please Stephanie Burge, the director of finance, at 337.769.4850 or sburge@cfacadiana.org, for assistance.

Additional Wire Transfer Options
Wire transfer or government securities, stock, corporate bonds and other marketable securities. Please list your shares, the name of the brokerage you are using and include your signature in your email, letter or faxed note to Community Foundation of Acadiana. Following is suggested language:

“I am donating the following shares to Community Foundation of Acadiana to be added to (Your fund’s name). Please sell the shares immediately upon receipt.”

Government Securities, including Treasury Bills, Notes, Bonds, and FNMA
Contact Community Foundation of Acadiana directly at 337.769.4850 or sburge@cfacadiana.org as Community Foundation of Acadiana must authorize acceptance of these securities.

Stock, Corporate Bonds and Other Marketable Securities
Wire to: National Financial
DTC #0226
For credit to: Community Foundation of Acadiana
Account No.: NEX-004493
Contribution to: Community Foundation of Acadiana - (Your fund’s name)

Planned Giving
Make a gift for the future. It’s never too early to think about making a future gift to the causes you care about the most. A planned, after-lifetime gift allows you to support the organizations that are important to you with gifts of cash, real estate, stocks, marketable securities, life insurance, your retirement IRA and more. If you are interested in establishing a planned gift, please contact your Will & Estate Attorney or contact Community Foundation of Acadiana President & CEO Raymond J. Hébert at 337.769.4848.