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The Community Foundation
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Giving Story

The story of a French immigrant who transformed the Shreveport community through his business endeavors and generosity which paved the way for what we know to be the Community Foundation today.
Merrill Lynch Employee Philanthropic Fund
The Foundation staff assisted in creating a process that allows Merrill Lynch employees to leverage their time and contributions.
Maggie Lee For Good Fund
The inspiring kindness she showed in her life ensured that even in death, Maggie Lee would make the world a better place.
“We wanted to teach philanthropy to our children while doing good in the community at the same time,” said Frank Moore.
Red River Radio Station
The Community Foundation, and several other funds held at the foundation, are proud to support red river radio and are pleased to see their new home thriving in our community.
With over 40 years dedicated to preserving the history and culture of Louisiana, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) has invested $11.4 million in North Louisiana.
The Clista A. Calhoun Center
The Clista Andrews Calhoun Center Foundation Fund was established and is the first fund at The Foundation to support DeSoto Parish.
Sayres Family
Gerald and Debbie Sayres had one simple reason to start a donor advised fund at The Community Foundation, “We want the community to be the best that it possibly can be.”
The story of a true matriarch of the Shreveport community who's charitable nature is still being felt today in the form of her donation to the community foundation.