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2016 Civic Grants

 

 

 

 

Contacts: 

Richard Brontoli/Civic Grants Committee Chair, Rotary Club of Shreveport

rbrontoli@hotmail.com

 

Judy Bellew/Executive Director, Rotary Club of Shreveport

(318) 221-3053, shreveportrotary@gmail.com


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

 

                  ROTARY CIVIC GRANTAPPLICATIONS NOW ACCEPTED

                                 UNTIL FEBRUARY 29, 2016 (APPLICATION)


Sheveport, LA, October 12, 2015 -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
grant application, which must be postmarked no later than February 29,
2016.
The maximum amount for any one grant awarded will be $5,000.  This
year's recipients of the grant awards will be announced by April
15, 2016.
To request an application, please e-mail shreveportrotary@gmail.com
or call the Rotary Club of Shreveport at 318-221-3053.  Completed
applications must be postmarked no later than February 29, 2016.
Preferred submission is e-mail to shreveport rotary@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.
the club.
This year's civic grants will be funded with 2015 proceeds from the Rotary Club
of Shreveport's signature community event, the Annual Red River Dragon Boat
Food Truck Throwdown Festival.  Rotary Club of Shreveport supports the
community using proceeds from the event to fund projects in the areas of
education, social services and community development.
Rotary Club of Shreveport, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2014, 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, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
 

   Some past recipients of civic grants funded by Rotary Club of

Shreveport include:

Alliance for Education  

Caddo Career & Technical Center     

Caddo Council on Aging                        

Chimp Haven

CoHabitat Foundation

Community Renewal, International

Council on Alcoholism

& Drug Abuse Prevention

David Raines Community Health Center

Evergreen Presbyterian Ministries dba Evergreen Life Services

Food Bank of Northwest LA

Fuller Center for Housing

Gingerbread House

Great Results Equine Assisted Therapies (GREAT)

Heart of Hope

Hillman House

Holy Angels Residential Facility

K-9 Search & Rescue Support (SFD)

 Literacy Volunteers/Centenary College

Louisiana Association for the Blind

Love in Action Ministry

Martin Luther King Health Clinic

Providence House

Renzi Center

Rotary Park

Rutherford House

St. Luke's Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry

Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center

Shreve Island Elementary School

Shreveport Green

Starbase Louisiana

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, and help build goodwill

and peace in the world.