About Your Foundation
The Central Louisiana Community Foundation (CLCF) is a local, private nonprofit corporation that encourages effective giving from people who care about Central Louisiana. CLCF prudently invests these funds to increase the financial capacity for philanthropy across our region. CLCF is led by a volunteer Board of Directors formed from our region’s leading citizens and managed by a small professional staff.
What CLCF Does
Connects local donors to philanthropic organizations and projects that they care about.
Promotes charitable giving to enrich the of quality of life.
Helps local nonprofits communicate their missions and challenges more effectively so they can increase donor support.
Builds awareness of philanthropic opportunities across a 12-parish service area.
Makes grants for activities that improve the everyday lives for people of central Louisiana.
Establishes, builds, invests and stewards endowments so that our community treasures can exist in perpetuity.
Latest CLCF News
CLCF Response to COVID-19
Central Louisiana Community Foundation is monitoring the unprecedented series of events taking place with the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). As one of CENLA's trusted philanthropic leaders, CLCF has the capacity to provide multiple avenues for Central Louisiana to support one
Board of Directors 2019-2020
On April 1, 2018, the Central Louisiana Community Foundation appointed new officers and added several new Directors to the board. The all-volunteer Bo...Read More
January - March 2019 Grants
For the 1st Quarter of 2018 CLCF awarded over $300,000 in grants out to various causes and interests that help the community at large. The list below...Read More
CLCF helps 1,100 Students see Lightwire's "The Ugly Duckling"
The Arts Council of Central Louisiana is proud to announce that it will provide 2 free school performances of Lightwire’s “The Ugly Duckling” to area...Read More