The Alliance Française de Louisville was founded in 1914 with a focus on cultural events such as plays and social gatherings. However, it was not until 1987 that Evelyn Cohn founded our school and AFL began offering French language classes to the Louisville community.
The Alliance Française de Louisville is a local chapter of the Alliance Française network and is organized in accordance with the by-laws of the parent organization, which was created in 1883. It was created to encourage and further the knowledge of the French culture and language and to foster friendly relations between the American and French people. Furthermore, the Alliance Française de Louisville shall be operated as a non-profit, non-political, non-discriminatory, organization that complies with applicable federal and state non-profit tax laws and regulations.