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LAGCOE Education Fund

LAGCOE Education Fund

LAGCOE Education Fund

Established in 2012, the Lagcoe Education Fund, housed at the Community Foundation of Acadiana, is dedicated to advancing educational initiatives within the energy industry. As a 501(c)(3) entity, its primary focus is to provide funding for projects and programs that enhance understanding and knowledge of the energy sector. The fund supports various projects, notably Little Energizers for Elementary and Middle School Students, Future Energy Professionals for High School students, and the Energy Leadership Program tailored for recent college graduates or mid career professionals, seeking training in leadership, teamwork, and industry advocacy.

Projects include, but are not limited to:

Little Energizers engages young minds in the wonders of energy exploration. Learn More

Future Energy Professionals offers scholarships to high school students intending to pursue Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics (STEM) majors at Louisiana universities or colleges. Learn More

Energy Leadership Program, designed for recent graduates, provides comprehensive training in leadership skills, teamwork, and industry advocacy. Learn More

The fund also contributes to the community through initiatives like Future Energy Professionals Scholarships, Lagcoe Endowed Professorships at educational institutions such as South Louisiana Community College and UL Lafayette Foundation, STEM education support, public outreach efforts, and career development events.

Contributions to the Lagcoe Education Fund managed by the Community Foundation of Acadiana are tax deductible. By making a donation, you actively support the fund's mission to foster public education about the functions and services of the oil industry, promoting the industry as a whole, and encouraging its retention and growth in the Louisiana area. Join us in shaping the future of the energy industry by making a tax-deductible donation to the Lagcoe Education Fund today.

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