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2022 Grants

Friends of the Zoo of Acadiana                                                             

Broussard, LA

Funding received to finalize construction of a new Giraffe Exhibit and breeding management center.        

Westminster Christian Academy                                                           

Lafayette, LA

Funding received for a new gym/student life center.         
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic School                                                                     Lafayette, LA Funding receivedfor a new parking lot and portico.           

Louisiana United Methodist Children and Family Services Inc.,                                                      

 Loranger, LA

Funding received for part of the construction of the new children’s home in Loranger.    
The RescYOU Group                                                                                                  Lafayette, LA Funding received to cover start up costs.

The Refinery                                                                                             

Opelousas, LA

Funding received to support the Work Readiness and Transportation Program 

A New Vision Leadership Foundation of Acadiana                                                              

Lafayette, LA

Funding received to expand the minority coding and App Development Camp

Beacon Community Connections

Lafayette, LA

Funding received for 100 Senior Care Kits for seniors who live alone and are returning home after a hospital stay in an effort to reduce 30-day hospital and emergency room readmissions.   

Veteran’s Point                                                          

Opelousas, LA 

Funding received to repair 24 veteran’s homes in 2022. 

Hunters for the Hungry                                                

Baton Rouge, LA

Funding is received to support the “Freshly Harvested Game Program/Feral Hogs”.       

Red Bird Ministries                                                       

Breaux Bridge, LA

Funding received to host a grieving mothers and grieving fathers retreat as well as 2 workshops in 2022.

Special Olympics Louisiana                                     

Covington, LA

Funding received to support sports, education, health and leadership programming offered among athletes in the Acadiana region.     

Stanley Martin Felix Duentl Unit 69 American Legion Auxiliary                                                          

Lafayette, LA

Funding received to support the development of Post 69’s Technology Center.

The Life of a Single Mom                                       

Baton Rouge, LA

Funding received for free tuition to 25 single mother in the Lafayette area to enroll in Single Mom University (SMU)  
The National Inventors Hall of Fame, Inc                                Canton, OH Funding received for financial assistance for up to 75 underserved children whose families can not pay the program fee for Camp Invention to be hosted by LPSS at Ernest Gallet Elementary.    

Witness To Love                                                           

St. Martinville, LA

Funding received to expand the marriage program aimed at lowering divorce rates through increased church involvement of newly married couples throughout Acadiana.   

United Way Of Acadiana, Inc.                                  

Lafayette, LA

Funding received to support the United Way’s Day of Action in partnership with Parish Proud’s Summer of Serve Days.    

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Acadiana, Inc.

Lafayette, LA

Funding received to support the “Bigs and LIttles” program in the Lafayette Public School System (LPSS) Transformation Zone.   

Boys and Girls Club of Acadiana              

Lafayette, LA

Funding received to enhance its Youth of the Year program.

2021 Grants

All 4 One Foundation

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to help build 12 mini libraries, paint elderly resident’s home, continue the homeless care package quarterly drive, and the annual community cookout.

Foster the Love

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to help in the preparation, construction, moving, installation and outfitting of a modular building that has been donated.

LOPA Foundation

Covington, LA

Funding provided to purchase a Transplantation Science case to be used for presentations in high schools located in Southwest Louisiana.

Miles Perret Cancer Services

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided for the Nutritional Supplements program to provide supplements to help cancer patients maintain a healthy weight during treatment.

 

Preservation Alliance of Lafayette                

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to cover the costs to support the 2022 Azalea Society of America annual convention.

Red Bird Ministries

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to cover the cost of two upcoming retreats, covering facility fee, food, materials, and counselor fees.

Young Life Lafayette

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to support a new organizational structure.

Aquinas Institute of Theology and Catholic Studies

St. Martinsville, LA

Funding provided to support the purchase of a Blackboard Learning Management System (LMS) to facilitate online learning and classroom organization.

Children’s Museum of Acadiana

Lafayette, LA

Funding requested to fund two popular programs, Mornings at the Museum and Daily Discoveries.

 

Faith House

Lafayette, LA

 Funding requested for the shelter program, which provides emergency safe shelter to adults and children fleeing their homes to escape domestic violence.

Hunters for the Hungry Louisiana

Baton Rouge, LA

Funding provided to increase the number of deer processors that they partner with in the Acadiana area so hunters can drop a deer to a partner processor and H4H pays the fees

Rayne Catholic Elementary

Rayne, LA

Funding provided for repairs to the gym floor and replacement of current bleachers.

The Life of a Single Mom

Baton Rouge, LA

Funding provided for the Single Mom University Program for 25 single mothers in the Lafayette area.

United Way of Acadiana

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to support the Day of Action event.

Rotary District 6200 Foundation

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to augment Rotary Point, a park and boat launch, to add landscaping, signage to an undeveloped section of the park, and wildflowers to attract butterflies and hummingbirds.

Positively Cats Sanctuary
Carencro, LA

 

Funding provided to expand the current building to include a 20’X16′ fenced area with a partial solid covering for protection from the sun and weather and a completely fenced top.

Aquinas Institute of Theology
and Catholic Studies
St Martinville, LA

 

Funding is requested to purchase the Blackboard Learning Management System, faculty stipends and advertisements to improve visibility.

Acadiana Symphony Orchestra
Lafayette, LA

 

Funding provided for the program 88 Keys & Me to purchase digital pianos and other necessary equipment.

232-Help Inc

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided for operational support for Hurricane Ida disaster response.

Community Foundation of Acadiana

Covington, LA

Funding provided to help support SOLA giving day.

Louisiana Endowment

for the Humanities

Metairie, LA

Funding provided to support renovations (HVAC, roof, and minor interior/exterior repairs) of the historic gymnasium at the Immaculate Heart of Mary elementary.

Louisiana Wildlife Federation

Baton Rouge, LA

Funding provided to cover student expenses including program materials, scholarships, food/lodging, insurance, fees and supplies associated with the Conservation Leadership Corps. program.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Parks, LA

Funding provided to complete construction of expanded facilities including: a new adoration chapel; increasing the size of the existing vestibule; enhanced confessional area; bridal room and restroom facilities.

The Thensted Center

Grand Coteau, LA

Funding provided to support stipends and program expenses related to the Youth Power Program 2022 summer program.

Second Harvest Food Bank

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to support the Senior Home Delivery Meal program.

Women of Widsom

Lafayette, LA

Funding provided to support 2021 Unity Campaign.

New Iberia Museum Foundation

New Iberia, LA

Funding provided to support the Bayou Teche museum.