The Shining Light Foundation is a Lafayette, Louisiana based philanthropic
organization that provides financial assistance to individual children
for academic, cultural and personal enrichment.
Since 1997, the foundation has made hundreds of grants to children for
activities such as field trips and summer enrichment programs as well as
supplying musical instruments to young students to allow their participation
in school band/orchestra.
Students of a Lafayette Parish pre-K-8 public school are eligible if in need of financial assistance.
The foundation derives funds from personal donations, fund raisers and
grants from corporations and other organizations. The Shining Light Foundation
is a private, non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organization
governed by a board of directors.