Brenda Foulcard

With great passion and conviction, SMILE Interim Executive Director Brenda Foulcard has been busy continuing the National Community Action Promise: “Community Action changes people’s lives and embodies the spirit of hope, improves communities,and makes America a better place to live. We care about the entire community, and we are dedicated to helping people help themselves and each other.”


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Jan Swift 
Executive Director


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Welcome To Upper Lafayette

Upper Lafayette Economic Development Foundation is an association of proactive individuals and business leaders, joined together to be a catalyst for change. The Foundation’s mission is to enhance and direct the positive, planned growth of Upper Lafayette, focusing on quality of life, while participating in the overall development of the Greater Lafayette Metropolitan Area.

Headlines from Upper Lafayette

BILLY GUNN| BGUNN@THEADVOCATE.COM May 10, 2016; 0:57 p.m...
Lafayette Connector – Acadiana’s Path Forward Steven Hebert, March 16, 2016 The time for Why is over,...
  Last March, Tyler Jolivette was a small-time gambler by the name of Benny Southstreet. Now, Jolivette is Prince...
The Senior Pastoral Alliance started with a single man’s effort, but has stretched across northern Lafayette,...

Upcoming Events

Please join us May 18th, 11:30 a.m to 1:00 p.m. at Acadian Companies' auditorium, 2916 N. University Avenue, where...