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CFA opens grant cycle to nonprofits

by Walter Pierce

Community Foundation of Acadiana has announced the administration of a grant cycle beginning Friday, Oct. 1 through the Pugh Family Fund Community Foundation of Acadiana has announced the administration of a grant cycle beginning Friday, Oct. 1 through the Pugh Family Fund, a donor-advised fund in which donors have advisory privileges over the administration of grants issued through the fund. The Pugh Family Fund supports nonprofit organizations that address anti-poverty and education initiatives in the Acadiana area, both long-term and short-term. This is the second go-round of Pugh Family Fund grants; last spring the family donated more than $50,000 to Acadiana nonprofit organizations.

Applicants must complete an organizational profile and enter CFA's DONORSense database, which helps donors make effective charitable decisions. Applications will be accepted until Nov. 15. Email applications, in Word document format, to [email protected] For further information, contact Erin Kelley, CFA director of philanthropy, at (337) 769-4842. Grant recipients will be announced Dec. 29.

For more on Community Foundation of Acadiana, visit the group's website.