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 including credit card, check, wire transfers, and planned giving. Continue reading below for more details on how to give.

Debit/Credit Card
Search for CFA Funds to give to here.

Community Foundation of Acadiana accepts ACH contributions online. Click here to complete the form. You can also contact Elise Faucheaux at 337.769.4850 for more information.

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. Instructions for each type of gift are detailed below. If you would like to make a gift of restricted or closely-held securities, contact Elise Faucheaux, director of finance, at 337.769.4850 or, for instructions.

Wire Transfer of Cash
For bank account information, please contact Elise Faucheaux directly at 337.769.4850 or

Wire Transfer of 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. The 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 Community Foundation of Acadiana must authorize acceptance of these securities.

Stock, Corporate Bonds and Other Marketable Securities
Wire to: National Financial Services, LLC
DTC #0226
For credit to: Community Foundation of Acadiana
Account No.: 658-046449
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 Missy Bievenu Andrade at 337.769.4854

Click here for a single-page guide of the abovementioned ways you can contribute to a Fund.