NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Washington Parish Fair Association

The recipient entity's physical address:
           115 Main Street
Franklinton, La 70743


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           P.O. box 308
Franklinton, La 70438


Type of Entity (for instance, a nonprofit corporation):  Non-Profit Corporation

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          Karl Bickham, Chic Boyd, Ellen Wascom

The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  2909

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $261,640

What type of request is this?  Capital Outlay Appropriation

Is this entity in good standing with the Secretary of State?  Yes

Provide the name of each member of the recipient entity's governing board and officers:
           Diane Applewhite, President
350 Mart Stewart Road
Bogalusa, LA 70427
Kaye Ladner, Secretary
27280 R. F. Ball Road
Franklinton, LA 70438


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           Repairs and renovations to the Commercial Building, Rodeo Arena and Livestock Barn.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $261,640
          Operating Services. . . . $0
          Other Charges. . . . . . . $0

Does your organization have any outstanding audit issues or findings?  No

If 'Yes' is your organization working with the appropriate governmental agencies to resolve those issues or findings?
          Not Applicable

What is the entity's public purpose, sought to be achieved through the use of state monies?
          Improve and preserve the building for safety of public and staff and to enhance the Fairgrounds revenue

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          Provide safe and functional facilities for the improved activities and experience for the general public

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           1 year

If any elected or appointed state official or an immediate family member of such an official is an officer, director, trustee, or employee of the recipient entity who receives compensation or holds any ownership interest therein:
     (a) If an elected or appointed state official, the name and address of the official and the office held by such person:
                 na
    
     (b) If an immediate family member of an elected or appointed state official, the name and address of such person; the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related; and the nature of the relationship:
                 na

     (c) The percentage of the official's or immediate family member's ownership interest in the recipient entity, if any:
                 na

     (d) The position, if any, held by the official or immediate family member in the recipient entity:
                  na

If the recipient entity has a contract with any elected or appointed state official or an immediate family member of such an official or with the state or any political subdivision of the state:
(a) If the contract is with an elected or appointed state official, provide the name and address of the official and the office held by such person: 
               na

(b) If the contract is with an immediate family member of an elected or appointed state official:
          Provide the name and address of such person:
               na

          Provide the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related:
                na

          What is the nature of the relationship?  na

(c) If the contract is with the state or a political subdivision of the state, provide the name and address of the state entity or political subdivision of the state:
                 na

(d) The nature of the contract, including a description of the goods or services provided or to be provided pursuant to the contract:
               na


Contact Information
name:  Diane C. Applewhite 
                                       address:  350 Mart Stewart Road
Bogalusa, LA 70427

                                       phone:  985-839-3562
                                       fax:  985-839-4315
                                       e-mail:  mamadi435@hotmail.com
                                       relationship to entity:  President