Community Foundation of Acadiana
New Iberia, Louisiana
IBERIABANK provided financial support to the Community Foundation of Acadiana Enhancement Fund began three years ago and recently began awarding grants to Iberia Parish non- profits and schools for services to low- to-moderate income segments and for community-improvement purposes. Beneficiaries have included the Jacob Crouch Foundation for suicide prevention services in grades 7 through 12. In addition, support has gone to the Iberia Social Services Center, which has supported indigent, unemployed and disabled individuals and Sugarland Elementary School's butterfly garden project. A Title I school where more than half of students receive free or reduced-cost lunches, is located in a low-income neighborhood.