Fund Highlights


Fund Information 
Agency and Designated FundsSome nonprofits, churches and schools have chosen to partner with Community Foundation of Acadiana to help them manage their endowments and/or their non-operating funds.  Likewise, donors wishing to support their favorite nonprofit, church or school establish designated funds with CFA. 
Disaster Relief Funds

Funds established in response to a natural disaster or in the event that one may occur can accept tax-deductible contributions, which in turn are granted to the victims to help meet their needs.

Donor Advised FundsDonor Advised Funds or Charitable Savings accounts are created to satisfy the charitable objectives of individuals, families, corporations, etc.  A Charitable Savings Account can be created with any dollar amount and the donor directs CFA to make grants to his/her favorite 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organizations, churches or schools.
Employee Emergency Relief FundA special fund set up by an employer to assist its employees during emergency situations.
Field of Interest Funds

Field of Interest Funds are created to benefit an interest, cause, or even a community that is important to a donor. 

Fiscal Sponsorships Fiscal Sponsorships allow corporations, groups, and individuals to raise tax-deductible contributions for charitable projects, without having to go through the time and expense of creating a nonprofit entity
Fund Website Applications Setting up a web page for your fund on our website is easy. 
Scholarship Funds

Individuals, families and companies wishing to make a difference in the lives of students who choose to further their education may establish Scholarship Funds.

The Robideaux Report The Robideaux Report, Lafayette Mayor-President Joel Robideaux's parish-wide address on March 30th, will launch the Lafayette Parish Strategic Initiatives Fund at CFA. Proceeds from the event will support the new fund and its wide range of initiative that will work to enhance and promote the parish.



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