Restoring & Reimagining
the A. Hays Town Building


About the Campaign Learn More

The Hilliard launched a $1.5 million campaign in 2018 with major support from the UL Foundation, founding donor Paul Hilliard, philanthropist Gloria Callais, as well as board members and community members. Now with a $200,000 challenge pledge from Roger Houston Ogden, we are poised to reach our goal of $1.5 million with your support.

Funds raised will support the following project costs:
  • Construction: $1,150,000
  • Soft Costs: $150,000
  • Fixture, Furnishings, Equipment: $200,000

Staff and maintenance will be provided by the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. The Building is owned by the UL Foundation.

Giving Levels
Silver $25-100,000
Bronze $10-25,000
Pewter $5-10,000
Friend $1-5,000
Donor Under $1,000