CONTACT: Judy Bellew, (318) 294-8385,

Shreveport, LA -May 21, 2022





For many years our club has been awarding civic grants to local non-profit organizations to assist with a particular project that they have.  This year's recipients have now been announced.  We received a total of 29 applications totaling $124,500.  The total amount that we had available this year was $21,800.  The top-ranked applicants and their awards are these:

Holy Angels Residential Facility - $4,500

Volunteers for Youth Justice - $3,500

Gingerbread House - $4,500

Highland Center - $4,500

Songbook South - $3,000

Receiving $300 speaker honorariums are these organizations:  Basic Necessities, Northwest Louisiana Community Development, Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, The Center for Literacy & Learning, United Way of Northwest Louisiana and Volunteers of America.

Since 1999, our club has invested $376,643 in civic grants supporting our local non-profit partners.


Below is a complete list of past recipients.





Some past recipients of civic grants funded by Rotary Club of Shreveport include:

Alliance for Education

Alzheimer's Agency

Bridge Alzheimer's & Dementia Resource Center
Caddo Career & Technical Center
Caddo Council on Aging

Children and Arthritis
Chimp Haven
CoHabitat Foundation
Community Renewal, International
Council on Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Prevention
David Raines Community Health Center

Deaf Action Center
Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries
Food Bank of Northwest LA
Fuller Center for Housing

Geaux 4 Kids
Gingerbread House

Girl Scouts

Goodwill Industries
Great Results Equine Assist Therapies (The ARC of Caddo Bossier)

Heart of Hope

Herndon Magnet School

Highland Center

Hillman House
Holy Angels Residential Facility

Inter City Entrepreneur Institute

K-9 Search & Rescue Support (SFD)
Literacy Volunteers/Centenary College
LA Association for the Blind

LSU Intergenerational Literacy
Martin Luther King Health Center

Northwest LA Interfaith Pharmacy

NORWELA Council, Boy Scouts of America

Operation Homefront
Providence House

Renzi Center
Rotary Park
Rutherford House
Sci-Port Discovery Center

Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission
Shreveport Green

Shreveport Opera
Shreve Island Elementary School

Songbook South
Starbase Louisiana

Step Forward

Strand Theater
St. Luke’s Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry
Volunteers of America
Volunteers for Youth Justice
Westwood Elementary

Rotary Club of Shreveport is a member of Rotary International, an association of Rotary clubs throughout the world. Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, work to eradicate polio worldwide and help build goodwill and peace in the world.


2022 Civic Grants
Our 2022 civic grant cycle is now closed. Please check back in December 2022 for information on our 2023 grant cycle.
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