NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Kingsley House Inc.

The recipient entity's physical address:
           1600 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           1600 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          Founded in 1896; Chartered in 1906; Incorporated 6/15/1998 by Wayne J. Lee, President

Current President Kit Fritchie
Current Chief Executive Officer: Keith H. Liederman


The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  8940

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $6,157,550

What type of request is this?  Both

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:
           Board of Directors 2015-2016

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBERS
Kit Fritchie, President
Bill Hammack, President Elect
Miles Thomas, Treasurer
W. Michael Wilson, Vice President
Jeffrey Waltz, Secretary
Melanie Bronfin, Immediate Past President




Kit Fritchie
1105 Jefferson Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70115
(H) 504-895-3183
email: gfritchie@cox.net

Bill Hammack
NewOrleans.Com Media LLC
839 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
(W) 504-309-1004 Fax: 504-309-1630
email: hammack@neworleans.com

Miles Channing Thomas
Lugenbuhl, Wheaton, Peck, Rankin & Hubbard
27th Floor, Pan American Life Center
601 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70160
(W) 504-568-1990
email: mthomas@lawla.com

W. Michael Wilson
2580 Blue Bird Circle
Marrero, LA 70072
Cell: 289-8621
Email: wwilso6@entergy.com

Jeffery Waltz
Tonry, Brinson & Glorioso, LLC
1100 Poydras Street, Ste. 2900
New Orleans, LA 70163
504-585-7373 Cell: 504-427-2779
Email: jefferywaltz@yahoo.com

Melanie Bronfin
426 Atherton Drive
Metairie, LA 70005
832-9933(H) Cell: 228-0988
Email: Melanie.Bronfin@louisianapartnership.org


Keith Liederman, PhD., Chief Executive Officer
1600 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           Capital Outlay Request
Child Care Facility new construction to serve 150 children between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years old, and to create 50 new living wage jobs.

Appropriations Request $172,500
Kingsley House is committed to closing the funding gap for essential and required supports (e.g., accounting, facility maintenance, IT capacity and human resources)that are the foundation for high quality service delivery. While the Agency strives to surmount the dual fiscal challenges of grants and contracts that do not cover the actual costs of general operations and a reduced donor landscape, it seeks a Line Item appropriation for FY 16-17 in the amount of $172,500.


What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $172,500
          Professional Services. . . $465,445
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $4,659,450
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $1,978,009
          Other Charges. . . . . . . $465,945

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?
          

What is the entity's public purpose, sought to be achieved through the use of state monies?
          To help maintain required infrastructure that underlies essential service delivery by the Agency to nearly 6,000 people that meets the need for services of at-risk children, families, medically fragile/disabled adults and seniors in southeast Louisiana.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          Capital Outlay Goals:
To help fill critical gaps in service delivery for childcare, to create 50 living wage jobs and positively impact the local economy through the services and vendors needed and parents' ability to work, participate in job training and attend school.

Capital Outlay Objectives:
1. Update child care facility plans with architect
2. Complete City permits, zoning, HDLC, etc.
3. Prepare bid documents and contracts
4. Select contractors
5. Raise remaining local funds
6. Constuction and project oversight
7. Complete operational budgeting for childcare
8. Completion of child care playground with Kaboom, Kiwanis, Shell and/or other appropriate group(s) and volunteers
9. Select, order, purchase facility furnishings
10. Obtain Class A child care license (expansion of existing license for child care programs)
11. Advertise/screen/hire/train child care and pool/lifeguard staff
12. Solicit/process/select applications for child care facility
13. Open/operate child care facility

Line Item Appropriation Goal:
To help maintain the requisite administrative infrastructure of the Agency in order to provide services to meet the needs of at-risk children, families, medically fragile and disabled adults and seniors in Southeast Louisiana.

Line Item Appropriation Objectives:
To fund a portion of administrative and operational infrastructure (critical safeguards and supports such as fiscal management, IT, maintenance, etc.)that are essential to high quality service delivery and mandated by funding sources but not sufficiently funded by grants and contracts for services for at-risk children, youth, families, adults, seniors and their caregivers in Southeast Louisiana.


What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           Significant completion of the project is estimated to be April 2016

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:
                 N/A
    
     (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:
                 N/A

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

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

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: 
               N/A

(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:
               N/A

          Provide the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related:
                N/A

          What is the nature of the relationship?  N/A

(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:
                 N/A

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


Contact Information
name:  Donna Paramore 
                                       address:  1600 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

                                       phone:  504-523-6221 x. 163
                                       fax:  504-523-4550
                                       e-mail:  dparamore@kingsleyhouse.org
                                       relationship to entity:  Chief Development Officer