The Louisiana Forestry Foundation

The Louisiana Forestry Foundation, founded in 1967, has given almost $700,000 in scholarships to students majoring in forestry at Louisiana State University and Louisiana Tech–the two accredited forestry schools in the state.
The Foundation is also supportive of the Southern Forest Heritage Museum and other forestry-related endeavors.
The Louisiana Forestry Foundation is a non-profit corporation and gifts of cash, land and other assets are fully deductible in accordance with IRS Guidelines for a 501(C) 3 corporation. Only the earnings from investments are used so that established scholarships are held in perpetuity.
Over the 45-year history of the Louisiana Forestry Foundation, hundreds of students have gone on to take their place in today’s wide-ranging jobs in forestry.
Named scholarships are bestowed in honor of a person or business. Memorials are often given in the name of a loved one.
The two universities accept applications each spring on behalf of the Foundation for the following year. Student recipients must continue to major in forestry and maintain a grade point average of 2.75.
Those interested in making a donation to the Foundation should call (318) 443-2558. Legal counsel is available through the Foundation.
The mission of the Louisiana Forestry Foundation is to “advance, promote, develop and extend education in the field of forestry, including the development and diffusion of knowledge about the profession of forestry and the scientific management and use of forest resources.”

LFF Board of Directors

  • Joe D. Burns of Jonesboro, President
  • Robert H. Crosby III of Mandeville, Vice-President
  • Joy N. Hodges of Alexandria, Secretary-Treasurer
  • Henry E. Blake of Alexandria
  • Hugh M. Burnham of Shreveport
  • Carrol W. Cochran of Ruston
  • Richard Crowell Jr. of Long Leaf
  • Jeff D. Hughes, Jr. of Bogalusa
  • John C. Shealy of Ruston
  • John R. Monk of Lufkin, Texas
  • Burton D. Weaver, Jr. of Flora

Contact The Louisiana Forestry Foundation

Contact The Louisiana Forestry Foundation

Janet Tompkins
Editor/Public Relations, LFA
2316 S. MacArthur Drive
Alexandria, Louisiana  71301
Phone: (318) 443-2558
Fax: (318) 443-1713


Service Area

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