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2014 Civic Grants

 

2014 Civic Grant Award Winners:

  

 

1.Volunteers for Youth Justice

    $2000 Support the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), which is an advocate program

     for children.

 

2. Martin Luther King Health Center

       $2,900 - Support their Lifestyle Change & Wellness Program to reduce the risk of developing

        Type 2 diabetes.  The program teaches individuals wellness, nutrition and physical activity

         to reduce the risk of diabetes.  

3. The Fuller Center for Housing 

    $5,000 -Used to provide decent homes for low-income families living in poverty.  This effort 

     will assist to restore neighborhoods and strengthing communities.

4. Shreve Island Elementary School 

     $5,000 - Supports the "The Leader in Me" leadership building program.  Students are taught

     leadership skills in academics, sports and social settings.

5. Caddo Career & Technology Center Foundation 

     $1,500 - Provides scholarships to students who pursue higher education through the

      technical/community schools.

6. Northwest Louisiana Food Bank 

    $4,550 -Purchase air curtain and motor control panel to ensure proper storage and safety of food.

 

Speaker honorariums of $300 each were presented to these organizations:

1. Shreveport Opera Express

2. Love in Action Ministry

3. LSU Health Science Shreveport Foundation

4. Caddo-Bossier Cancer Foundation League, Inc.

5. The Center for Families, Inc.

6. Northwest Louisiana Interfaith Pharmacy


 

 

Our Civic Grant Application Process will be open in January 2015.

  

 

  

  

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

Alliance for Education       

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

Great Results Equine Assisted Therapies (GREAT)

Heart of Hope

Hillman House

Gingerbread House                    

Literacy Volunteers/Centenary College

Martin Luther King Health Clinic

Providence House

Rotary Park

Rutherford House

St. Luke's Episcopal Mobile Medical Ministry

Sci-Port: Louisiana’s Science Center

Shreveport Green

Starbase Louisiana

Volunteers of America

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.