Lafayette, LA: Early Giving opens March 9 for 140+ nonprofit organizations, churches, and schools that registered for the fourth annual South Louisiana (SOLA) Giving Day being held on Thursday, May 6th.
Early Giving is an eight-week period that opens on March 9th and closes on May 5th at 11:59 p.m. During Early Giving, organizations can promote their participation and begin working towards their fundraising goals by soliciting donations to benefit their SOLA Giving Day campaigns. Donations made online during this time are processed in real-time, and donors will receive an emailed tax receipt. Offline donations are also accepted. Checks can be mailed to Community Foundation of Acadiana with the beneficiary organization name included in the memo line. For more information about SOLA Giving Day and how to donate during Early Giving, visit www.solagivingday.org.
SOLA Giving Day is a 24-hour, online fundraising event that begins at midnight and ends at 11:59:59 p.m. CST. During this period, the general public can make a tax-deductible online donation to the organization of their choice by visiting www.solagivingday.org.
The goal of SOLA Giving Day is to inspire the community to come together to contribute as many charitable dollars as possible to support the projects and programs of the participating organizations.
Since its inception in 2018, SOLA Giving Day generated over 3.4 million dollars in donations to more than 230 unique nonprofit organizations, churches, and schools that serve Acadiana.
CFA is one of south Louisiana’s premier philanthropic organizations benefiting our region, with a focus on the parishes of Acadia, Evangeline, Iberia, Lafayette, St. Landry, St. Mary, St. Martin, and Vermilion. CFA’s core purpose is to build legacies and improve communities by connecting generous people to the causes they care about. Since its inception in 2000, CFA has realized cumulative gifts exceeding $308 million and has made cumulative grants of more than $157 million. You can learn more at www.cfacadiana.org.