CONTACT: Judy Bellew, (318) 221-3053, shreveportrotary@gmail.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

CIVIC GRANT FUNDS AVAILABLE TO LOCAL
 NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS

Applications closed - Results to be announced soon

 Download grant application here

Shreveport, LA — November 14, 2016

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 28, 2017.

The maximum amount for any one grant awarded will be $5,000.  The recipients of the grant awards will be announced around May 1, 2017.

The grant application can be downloaded here.  You may request an application by e-mail to shreveportrotary@gmail.com of call the Rotary Club of Shreveport at 318-221-3053.  Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 28, 2017.  Preferred submission is e-mail to shreveportrotary@gmail.com, 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
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
Heart of Hope
Hillman House
Gingerbread House

Girl Scouts
Great Results Equine Assist Therapies
Holy Angels Residential Facility

K-9 Search & Rescue Support (SFD)
Literacy Volunteers/Centenary College
LA Association for the Blind
Martin Luther King Health Center
Providence House
Rotary Park
Rutherford House
Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center

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