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Community Foundation Holds Annual Community Celebration

Posted on: Tuesday , April 18 , 2017


Community Foundation Holds
Annual
Community Celebration

 

Shreveport, LA (April 18, 2017)On Tuesday, April 25 at 4 p.m. The Community Foundation of North Louisiana will hold its annual Community Celebration at the BHP Billiton YMCA. The Foundation will announce the recipients of the 2017 Competitive Grant Awards. More than $2.49 million will be awarded at the event.

 

WHAT:                Annual community celebration to announce the recipients of the 2017 competitive grant cycle. Almost $2.5 million will be awarded to 58 grant projects for the betterment of Northwest Louisiana. The Foundation will also present the Tucker Community Impact Award to L. Frank Moore.

 

WHEN:                Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

 

WHERE:             BHP Billiton YMCA, 3455 Knight Street, Shreveport, LA 71105

 

WHO:                 Paula Hickman, Executive Director of The Community Foundation

Janie Richardson, Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Community Foundation

Liz LaBorde, Director of Community Investment, announcing new grants

L. Frank Moore, Tucker Community Impact Award recipient

 

Visuals & Interview Opportunities

-          Paula Hickman, Executive Director of The Community Foundation

-          L. Frank Moore, Tucker Community Impact Award Winner

-          Nonprofit organizations receiving competitive grant dollars.

 

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About the Community Foundation of North Louisiana
The Community Foundation’s mission is to strengthen communities through philanthropy.  By bringing together fund donors, their financial advisors and nonprofit agencies, the Foundation is a powerful catalyst for building charitable giving and effecting positive change in our area.  Through the generosity and vision of our family of donors, both past and present, the Foundation grants to vital nonprofit organizations in our community and beyond.

 

For more information about The Community Foundation, visit www.cfnla.org. 

 

 

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