Cajun Accordion Level $1,000
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-MARY D. BELLEAU
-DEAN & LIZ ANGELLE
GUITAR LEVEL $500
-CECILIA WATER CORPORATION
-REILLY C. TRAHAN
- ACCEL PROTECTION/SURETY SECURITY
- BOYER'S THRIFT PHARMACY, INC
-ST. AGNES HEALTHCARE & REHAB CENTER
-DUPUIS HEATING & A/C INC
MANDOLIN LEVEL $250
-FLORENT HARDY, JR
-BERNARD, ANGELLE APLC
-COURTESY FORD LINCOLN
LEGACY LEVEL (ENDOWED)
-TIM & LYNNE CALAIS $2,000
-DR. OPAL LEBLANC $250
-UNITED WAY OF ACADIANA $280
-SHAWN BLANCHARD $100
-RONALD & ELLA GOULAS $250
-MARK DEWITT & SUSAN SCHLEIFER $100
-MIKE HUVAL CAMPAIGN FUND $100
-William Greene $50
SUPPORTERS OF THE FUND
-BECKY PATIN $100 -SUSAN L. RANDAZZO $100
-FARMERS MERCHANTS BANK & TRUST CO $100 -RICHARD SHEEREN $100
-D & D MACHINE WORKS INC $150 -RUSSELL'S FOOD CENTER $50
-FRONT & CENTER $100 -SHERRY A LEBLANC $25
-RONALD & GAYLE HANKS $100 -DEBBIE LAGRANGE $25
-DARNELL TAUZIN $20 -FRED MILLS, JR $50
The Al Berard Memorial Music Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana directly promotes and supports Acadiana's unique musical culture by providing instruments, master teachers and music scholarships to students of all ages as well as funding for community based organizations that support our rich musical community and promote our musical culture in southwest Louisiana. Read more and Donate here.
The new "Music Instrument Library" program received a $2,000 grant. Read more!
$5,000 grant to Le Reveil du Francais which directly supports the French Immersion program in St. Martin Parish.
$1,000 was granted to Cecilia Junior High School. The funds will be used to complete a French Documentary that will focus on preserving our French language through education and music.
The Al Berard Memorial Music Fund at Community Foundation of Acadiana is a proud sponsor of the 2017-2018 LA Folk Roots Kids Camp.
$5,000 was granted to the Paul Breaux Middle School Talented Arts Booster (TAB) for the annual Talented Arts Festival and to support Talented Arts programs. (Click Here for more).
$1,880 was granted to Woodvale Elementary for "French Week". Students were immersed in the French language, as well as Cajun Music and Art.
If you would like to make a tax-deductible contribution to this fund online please visit our secure sight by clicking here.
For contributions by mail, please make checks payable to:
Community Foundation of Acadiana with "Al Berard Memorial Fund” in the memo and mail to 1035 Camellia Blvd., Ste. 100, Lafayette, LA 70508.