CONTACT: Judy Bellew, (318) 550-4895, firstname.lastname@example.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CIVIC GRANTS FUND AVAILABLE TO LOCAL NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Rotary Club of Shreveport calls for application submissions due February 15, 2019
Shreveport, LA — November 24, 2018
Area non-profit organizations planning projects to benefit the Shreveport-Bossier community in the coming year may now apply for local funding from Rotary Club of Shreveport to aid their efforts. The Rotary Club is now accepting civic grant applications, which must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2019.
The maximum amount for any one grant awarded will be $5,000. This year's recipients of the grant will be announced no later than May 16, 2019.
New eligibility rule beginning with awarding of 2019 grants: When an organization receives a major grant ($3,000-$5,000) they are not eligible for a major grant for the next two grant cycles. In addition to the major grants, a number of $300 Honorariums will be selected and recognized at weekly meetings.
You may download an application at this link. Or, you may request one by email to email@example.com or call the Rotary Club of Shreveport at (318) 550-4895. Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 15, 2019. Preferred submission is email to firstname.lastname@example.org, but can be mailed to Rotary Club of Shreveport, P.O. Box 380, Shreveport, LA 71162.
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
Some past recipients of civic grants funded by Rotary Club of Shreveport include:
Alliance for Education
Caddo Career & Technical Center
Caddo Council on Aging
Children and Arthritis
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
Great Results Equine Assist Therapies
Heart of Hope
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
Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center
Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission
Shreve Island Elementary School
St. Luke’s Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry
Volunteers of America
Volunteers for Youth Justice
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.