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
Community Impact Award
The Central Louisiana Community Foundation announces it is now accepting applications for its 2018 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 Friday August 31, 2018. The Community
2018 Impact Challenge
The Impact Challenge was concluded on April 3rd. Several organizations emerged champions of the challenged. Three different nonprofits each won an awa...Read More
Board of Directors 2018-2019
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 2018 Grants
For the 1st Quarter of 2018 CLCF awarded over $602,138 in grants out to various causes and interests that help the community at large. The list below...Read More