(Lafayette, LA) —The James Devin Moncus Family Foundation is honored to provide a substantial grant of $1.5 million to the Acadiana Center for the Arts to further its mission to create, facilitate, nurture and fund arts and cultural activities that will further enrich the quality of life in and around Acadiana.
“Fine arts and music have always been a passion of mine, which is why they are an important part of our mission” said Jim Moncus, Founder of The James Devin Moncus Family Foundation. “We are proud to be supporters of ACA as they foster creative growth by providing grants to artist throughout the region to pursue their talents. The ACA also provides an Art Grants for Teachers program, encouraging teachers to design and develop artistically creative and innovative projects involving the visual and performing arts.”
The grant award is directly in line with the mission of The James Devin Moncus Family Foundation in that its objectives are to support organizations and individuals in the fields of education, healthcare, animal welfare and the arts.
In honor of the grant award, the Acadiana Center for the Arts is naming its new, state of the art theatre, The James Devin Moncus Family Theatre.