The Central Louisiana Community Foundation is accepting 2016 Community Impact Award submissions

Alexandria, LA, May 17, 2016– The Central Louisiana Community Foundation announces it is now accepting applications for its 2016 Community Impact Award. This year’s winner will receive $50,000 in funding toward a specific project. Deadline for submissions is 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

The Community Impact Award is funded by an anonymous donation of $1 million received by the Foundation in 2009 from a generous local philanthropist.  The award can be made to any nonprofit501 (C) 3 organizations or Louisiana nonprofits, which have been pre-approved as furthering the mission of the CLCF, domiciled in the 12 parish region that the CLCF serves.  The award can be made in any field, as long as the project addresses an important issue in an innovative and impactful way.  The guideline can be found at or can be requested by email:


Important Dates: Submissions Open: 5/17/2016

                Deadline: 4:00 p.m. August 31, 2016

                Finalist Announced: September 16, 2016

                Finalist Presentation: October 11, 2016


For more information on the Community Impact Award please visit: 


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For more information about this topic, please contact Casey Palombo, Donor Accounting Associate at 318.445.7702 or email at