CONTACT: Judy Bellew, (318) 550-4895, shreveportrotary@gmail.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CIVIC GRANTS FUND AVAILABLE TO LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Rotary Club of Shreveport announces civic grant recipients

 

 

Shreveport, LA — April 10, 2019

 Our Civic Grant Committee members have announced the selections for the 2018-2019 Civic Grant cycle.

This year's non-profit organizations who will receive grants are:

$3,000 - Volunteers for Youth Justice

$4,000 - Gingerbread House

$4,000 - Holy Angels

$3,000 - Literacy Volunteers at Centenary College

$4,000 - Inter City Entrepreneur Institute

$1,500 - Shreveport Opera

$1,500 - Louisiana Association for the Blind

$21,000 TOTAL

 

In addition, the Committee selected these six organizations to receive speaker honorariums of $300 each.

$300 - Shreveport Bossier Rescue Mission

$300 - Providence House

$300 - Operation Home Front

$300 - Strand Theatre

$300 - Goodwill Industries

$300 - Herndon Magnet School

$1,800 TOTAL

Our 2019-2020 grant cycle will open again in December 2019.

Rotary Club of Shreveport supports the community through funding of select projects that benefit local area residents and provide opportunities for members of the club to actively participate and provide recognition of Rotary.  Priorities for civic projects supported by the club include education, social services and community development.

 

DOWNLOAD GRANT APPLICATION HERE

DOWNLOAD GRANT INFORMATION HERE

 

 

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


Alliance for Education

Alzheimer's Agency
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
Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries
Food Bank of Northwest LA
Fuller Center for Housing

Geaux 4 Kids
Gingerbread House

Girl Scouts
Great Results Equine Assist Therapies

Heart of Hope

Hillman House
Holy Angels Residential Facility

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
Providence House
Rotary Park
Rutherford House
Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center

Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission
Shreveport Green
Shreve Island Elementary School
Starbase Louisiana

Step Forward
St. Luke’s Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry
Volunteers of America
Volunteers for Youth Justice
Westwood Elementary
YWCA

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.

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Our 2018-2019 civic grant recipients have been selected. See details at the link for Club Links-Civic Grants. Grant cycle will open again in December 2019,
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