New Iberia, LA - Iberia Parish President Ernest Freyou announces the second of three grant cycles for the Iberia Parish Tourism Community Development Fund, a component Fund of Community Foundation of Acadiana. The Fund was established with dollars allocated for Iberia Parish from the BP Louisiana Tourism Recovery Fund, administered by the State of Louisiana Office of the Lt. Governor, Department of Culture, Tourism and Recreation. The State of Louisiana, BP, Iberia Parish Government and Community Foundation of Acadiana have convened on this project to attract tourists to Iberia Parish and boost its economic vitality after the Oil Spill.
Applications will be accepted January 1, 2012 – February 15, 2012 from organizations interested in applying for Tourism Marketing Grants and Tourism Product Development Grants.
The blind selection process will be facilitated by the Board of Directors of the Iberia Parish Enhancement Fund, an affiliate of Community Foundation of Acadiana. Grantees will be notified by March 15, 2012.
Please click here to download an application for the Tourism Marketing Grant or the Tourism Product Development Grant. Kindly contact Donor Services Coordinator, Linda Dautreuil, with any questions at 337.769.4843 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please be advised that a requirement of this grant is to have a completed profile on DONORSense® (www.donorsense.org). DONORSense® is an online, searchable database of 501(c)(3) nonprofits, schools, and churches. Organizations that do not fit into those categories will be asked to complete a separate form in lieu of a DONORSense® profile. Please contact Director of Philanthropy, Erin Winder, at email@example.com or 337.769.4842 if you are interested in starting a DONORSense® profile for your organization or if you have any questions.
CFA will have a DONORSense® training on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 from 1:00pm-2:30pm at Community Foundation of Acadiana (1035 Camellia Blvd.). The training will go through the required fields and tips to assist you in completing your profile. Please don’t miss this opportunity to ask questions and get assistance. RSVP to Director of Philanthropy, Erin Winder, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (337) 769-4842