CONTACT: Judy Bellew, (318) 294-8385, email@example.com
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Shreveport, LA -December 26, 2022
CIVIC GRANT CYCLE NOW OPEN
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 17, 2023.
The maximum amount for any one grant awarded will be $5,000. Each year our club awards a limited number of grants. This year's recipients of the grant awards will be announced no later than May 30, 2023.
To request an application, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call the Rotary office at 318-294-8385. Completed applications must be postmarked no later than February 17, 2023. Preferred submission is email to shrevep;email@example.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.
Since 1999, our club has invested $385,643 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
Bridge Alzheimer's & Dementia Resource Center
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
Deaf Action Center
Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries
Food Bank of Northwest LA
Fuller Center for Housing
Geaux 4 Kids
Great Results Equine Assist Therapies (The ARC of Caddo Bossier)
Heart of Hope
Herndon Magnet School
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
Sci-Port Discovery 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.