How it Works
South Louisiana Giving Day Overview
Beginning at midnight on Thursday, May 10, donors can visit www.SouthLouisianaGivingDay.org on their personal computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone and make a donation to an organization or cause of their choice. It's a day designated to help nonprofit organizations, churches and schools fund-raise for a general purpose or for a specific initiative. It's that easy!
What is South Louisiana Giving Day?
South Louisiana Giving Day is a 24-hour online giving event organized by Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA). The goal of South Louisiana Giving Day is to inspire the community to come together for 24 hours to contribute as many charitable dollars as possible to support the work of local nonprofit organizations, churches and schools. Using your personal computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone, you are enouraged to visit www.SouthLouisianaGivingDay.org, select a participant's profile page and make a donation. It's that easy!
When is South Louisiana Giving Day?
South Louisiana Giving Day will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 from 12:00:01 AM - 11:59:59 PM.
Where is South Louisiana Giving Day?
South Louisiana Giving Day is an online, web based event. All event-related donations can be made online by visiting www.SouthLouisianaGivingDay.org during the day of the event on Thursday, May 10, 2018, only. The event will be managed from the office of Community Foundation of Acadiana in Lafayette, Louisiana.
How do I participate?
Registration for South Louisiana Giving Day will begin on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 and end on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Interested nonprofit organizations, churches and schools wishing to participate are required to attend an informational meeting located at Community Foundation of Acadiana, 1035 Camellia Boulevard, Suite 100, Lafayette, Louisiana. Our office is located in the River Ranch area of Lafayette, Louisiana.
- Tuesday, January 16, 9 AM @ CFA Office
- Tuesday, January 23, 9 AM @ CFA Office
- Wednesday, January 17, 9 AM @ First National Bank, 128 N. Parkerson Ave., Crowley (6th floor; training room) - Acadia Parish
- Thursday, January 18, 9:30 AM @ Ville Platte Chamber of Commerce, 306 W. Main Street, Ville Platte - Evangeline Parish
Requirements to participate
When the registration period opens on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, you are required to submit an electronic inquiry form which can be found on the front page of www.SouthLouisianaGivingDay.org. Once we receive your electronic inquiry form, it will be deteremined if you qualify to participate. If approved, you'll receive an email from us with login and password information. Once you've created your password, you'll have access to your personal profile page. You are required to set up your profile page within five (5) days of approval. For assistance with setting up your profile, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Items to think about for your profile page:
- a brief description about your organization and your fundraising efforts/goal
- a photo that best represents your organization; more photos are encouraged
- a professionally desiged logo that represents your organization; not required but encouraged
- a website address, not required but encouraged
- social media links to your facebook, twitter and instagram pages; not required but encouraged
- a video featuring your organization; not required but encouraged
Who is Community Foundation of Acadiana?
Community Foundation of Acadiana is the host of South Louisiana Giving Day. CFA is a tax-exempt, nonprofit foundation whose core purpose is improving communities and building leagacies by connecting generous people to the causes they care about. CFA's focus is to benefit Louisiana communities through philanthropy. Since inception in 2000, CFA has received $196M in gifts and distributed $104M in grants to more than 1,500 nonprofit organizations, churches, schools and public entities. Learn more at www.cfacadiana.org.