NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  East Carroll Voluntary Council on Aging Inc.

The recipient entity's physical address:
           600 First Street
Lake Providence LA 71254


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           600 First Street
Lake Providence LA 71254


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          

The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  9985

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $50,000

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:
           Evelyn LeBeau, Director, 131 Gittinger Lake Providence LA 71254
Tony Newton, PRes, 491 Riddle Lane Lake Providence LA 71254
Willie Mae Williams, V Pres, 206 East Moore Lake Providence LA 71254
Gwen Chappell, Sec\Treas, 11376 Hwy 65 S Lake Providence LA 71254
Jean Bell, 1210 First St Lake Providence LA 71254
Kathy Bowers, 986 Island Pt Dr Lake Providence LA 71254
Andy Brister, 318 Morgan St Lake Providence LA 71254
Rosie Brown, 213 Burney St Lake Providence LA 71254
Mike Coullard, 9830 Hwy 65 N Lake Providence LA 71254
Mary Dukes, 1886 Island Pt Dr Lake Providence LA 71254
John Frantom, 4926 Hwy 596 Lake Providence LA 71254
Bro Bo Horne, 914 Island Pt Dr Lake Providence LA 71254
Catherine James, 1455 St Louis Ave Lake Providence LA 71254
Connie Reed, 1011 Scarborough St Lake Providence LA 71254
Shirley Toney, 293 Keene St Lake Providence LA 71254
Daisy Wilson, 708 First St Lake Providence LA 71254


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           The Council would like to improve the current parking lot and also add a covered walkway.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $50,000
          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?
          

What is the entity's public purpose, sought to be achieved through the use of state monies?
          The Council intends to pave and extend the current parking area for its Seniors and also provide a covered walkway from the parking area to the Senior Center. This will provide the Seniors with a more level surface to walk on and prevent falls. Also the covered walkway will protect them from the elements as they make their way to the Senior Center.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          To Provide a more level surface to walk in order to prevent falls
To provide a way to be protected from the elements
This will help in protecting the Seniors from falls and illnesses.


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:
                 None
    
     (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:
                 None

     (c) The percentage of the official's or immediate family member's ownership interest in the recipient entity, if any:
                 None

     (d) The position, if any, held by the official or immediate family member in the recipient entity:
                  None

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: 
               None

(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:
               None

          Provide the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related:
                None

          What is the nature of the relationship?  None

(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:
                 GOEA
PO Box 61
Baton Rouge LA 70821


(d) The nature of the contract, including a description of the goods or services provided or to be provided pursuant to the contract:
               To ensure the Council operates in compliance with state laws and GOEA's policies and procedures, keep citizens abreast of services delivered by the Council or any other Parish or state resource by holding a public meeting each year. To provide timely and appropriate services to Seniors at Senior Centers on a monthly basis. The Council provides meals, homemaker services, transportation, recreation and social activities, and provides Seniors with information that need other assistance.


Contact Information
name:  Evelyn LeBeau 
                                       address:  600 First Street
Lake Providence, LA 71254

                                       phone:  318-559-2774
                                       fax: 
                                       e-mail:  eastcarrollaging@bellsouth.net
                                       relationship to entity:  Director