NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  9th Ward Field of Dreams

The recipient entity's physical address:
           6600 Plaza Drive
Suite 210
New Orleans, La 70127


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           6600 Plaza Drive
Suite 210
New Orleans, La 70127


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          Brian Bordainick
Charles F. Webb
Shyrone Carey


The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  5007

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $1,615,000

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:
           Alvin L. Jones, President, 2549 Jasmine St. New Orleans, La 70122
Charles F. Webb, Treasurer, 7429 Strathmore Dr. N.O. La 70128
Robert Lewis, Secr., 2258 N. Tonti St. N.O. La 70117
Coach Jessie L. Bibbins, Director, 3059 Higgins, N.O. La 70126
Joseph Marion, Director, 24 Tuscany Dr. Laplace, La 70068
Brian Bordainick, Director, 3236 Chestnut St. New Orleans, La 70115
Coach Shyrone Carey, Director,3059 Higgins Blvd, N.O. La 70126
Betty Washington, Exec. Director, 8500 Fordham Ct., N.O. La 70127


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           The 9th Ward Field of Dreams project will provide a football field, Olympic sized running track and a 3000 seat stadium. The project will be located in the 9th Ward community of New Orleans and will be a part of an educational corridor that will house the new Delgado Community College (Sidney Collier Campus)and the new state of the art G.W. Carver Senior High School. The stadium will be use by several high schools, community groups and playgrounds. The stadium will built on a four acre track of land owned by the OPSB. The board of the 9th Ward Field of Dreams will manage the stadium. It is estimated that the project will create 150 construction jobs and 3 to 5 permanent full time position with janitorial and maintenance opportunity for local businesses.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $50,000
          Professional Services. . . $5,000
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $20,000
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $0
          Other Charges. . . . . . . $17,000

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 project will be an intergal part of the 9th Ward of New Orleans post Katrina revitalization of a community badly in need of an economic boast. The project will provide supervised recreation of the youth of the community which will help in the reduction of juvenile delinquency and other criminal activities. The project will general approximately 150 construction related jobs, three to five full time permanent position and economic opportunity for many local business. Additionally it will provide a source of community pride for the youth of our community.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          The goals and objective for achieving success with this project are to organize local and community entities to build and manage this project. Once construction is complete, the maintenance and management of the facility will be the primary goal of the corporation. The corporate body will consist of the members of the community, City of New Orleans, OPSB and business.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           6 months with a projected completion date December 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:
                 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:
                 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: 
               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:
                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:
                 The contract is not with the state or a political subdivision of the state, however the project will be built on land owned by the Orleans Parish School Board.

(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:  CHARLES F. WEBB, CPA 
                                       address:  6600 PLAZA DR. SUITE 210
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70127

                                       phone:  5042421781
                                       fax:  8885491415
                                       e-mail:  cfwebb1040@aol.com
                                       relationship to entity:  TREASURER