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"The Community Foundation was integral in the establishment of the public-private partnership that brought Moncus Park to life. From guiding our organization through its incorporation, initial board development, fund management, and many levels of donor outreach and engagement efforts, we are grateful to have the CFA as a partner in bringing this world-class park to life."

Elizabeth 'EB’ Brooks, MSCRP, MSUD, Executive Director || Lafayette Central Park, Inc. / Moncus Park

“Holy Family Catholic School, a 115 year old institution, has a long history of receiving excellent support from the Community Foundation of Acadiana. This is a unique setting serving students whose families desire a Catholic educational environment for the formation of their children. Additionally, the outreach initiative witnessed of CFA has been extended to many varied organizations with needs with a desire to facilitate the mission of each qualifying for receiving benefits. What is particularly astute is that they have organized a multifaceted yet simple system of gifting to others with a high degree of integrity for philanthropic donors to share their blessings in the collective communities. We applaud their ingenuity and heartfelt love for the people of Southwest Louisiana. Their motive and standards of operation are exemplary!”

Rogers Griffin, Principal, Holy Family Catholic School

“Beverly and I appreciate how efficient and effective giving is through CFA. We give to a multitude of charitable organizations each year from our fund. CFA facilitates this giving with good customer service and their online, easy to use, platform for donors. Our fund further benefits from the investment option we chose which allows us to increase our overall giving for years to come."

Jerry Shea Jr., President of Bayou Coating LLC

"The Zuschlag Family Foundation is committed to supporting charitable organizations in Lafayette and the Acadiana Region, and Community Foundation of Acadiana plays an integral part in connecting us to the causes in our community that will make a substantial impact and a difference in our future. We greatly value our partnership with CFA.”

Richard Zuschlag, CEO & President, Acadian Companies

"The Haynie Family Foundation is always willing to assist the many charitable needs in our community in order to make Lafayette and Acadiana a great place to live and raise our families. The Community Foundation of Acadiana is a great compass for helping family foundations such as ours understand what organizations are making a true impact to those in need in our community."

Randy K. Haynie, Haynie and Associates

“I support the Community Foundation of Acadiana because it is uniquely instrumental in promoting and facilitating traditional and creative charitable gifts to important organizations and initiatives in our region. Our communities and region are a better place because of the philanthropic contributions of CFA’s individual and corporate donors.”

Robert Eddy Jr., CLU, ChFC, REBC

What's Your Give?

Your contribution to the Community Enhancement Fund allows us to protect philanthropic freedom and donor intent on a national level, serve as a fiscal sponsor of key regional and state-wide initiatives, become more involved with economic development and community improvement projects, provide on-going disaster response, and support CFA’s annual South Louisiana Giving Day. Your commitment strengthens CFA’s status as one of Louisiana’s premier philanthropic organizations.Click here to make tax-deductible online contributions. If you have a fund with CFA, you can make an inter-fund transfer by emailing your request to