Your Gift to La Fondation Louisiane Makes a Difference!
Help Us in a Way That's Suitable for You
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Your support makes it possible to advance our Louisiana French language and heritage in a variety of programs that can literally transform lives and strengthen our culture and economy.
Fund a Scholarship
Find out how you can name a scholarship or help fund one of our many existing scholarships.
MEMORIAL OR TRIBUTE DONATIONS
Any gift to La Fondation Louisiane can be specially designated as a tribute “in honor of” a person or special occasion (e.g., birthday or wedding anniversary).
Gifts made “in memory of” a deceased loved one is a way of showing love and respect while helping fund La Fondation’s important scholarship programs.
Please remember La Fondation Louisiane in your estate planning or in your will. Sample language:
I give, devise, and bequeath to La Fondation Louisiane EIN 72-0851169, (insert dollar amount) Dollars to be used for its general purposes. –or-
I give, devise, and bequeath to La Fondation Louisiane EIN 72-0851169, (insert percentage amount) percent of the residue of my estate to be used for its general purposes.
n.b. Rather than leaving a certain sum, you can include language that refers to a percentage of your estate or a description of the property you wish to give.
YOUR IRA ACCOUNT AND TAX FREE GIVING
Get the most value from your nest egg, protect yourself and your heirs from heavy taxes and, at the same time, help La Fondation Louisiane advance its mission.
If you are 70-1/2 years or older, you can avoid paying income tax on your IRA distribution by making the distribution directly to La Fondation Louisiane. Please contact your tax advisor before making the IRA gift.
STOCK OR OTHER MARKETABLE SECURITIES
Make a tax-deductible gift of stock or other marketable securities to La Fondation Louisiane and also save on any capital gains.
CONTRIBUTE BY MAIL
La Fondation Louisiane
735 Rue Jefferson
Lafayette, LA 70501
DONATE BY PHONE
To make a donation by phone, please call 337.291.5492 or 337.291.5475.
Contributions to La Fondation Louisiane are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. La Fondation Louisiane is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization registered with the Internal Revenue Service, #72-0851169. Event ticket purchases and other receivables may alter the tax-deductible portion of your gift.