NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Allen Council on Aging

The recipient entity's physical address:
           Post Office Drawer E L
602 East Fifth Avenue


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           Post Office Drawer E L
602 East Fifth Avenue


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:  1211

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $100,000

What type of request is this?  General 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:
           Martha Turner, President
P. O. Box 288
Elizabeth, LA 70638

Terry Courville, Vice President
3913 Highway 383
Kinder, LA 70648

Wilma Hargrove, Treasurer
611 Park Avenue
Oakdale, LA 71463

Becky Johnson, Secretary
206 Clerk Road
Oakdale, LA 71463

Scott Broussard
417 West Industrial Boulevard
Oberlin, LA 70655

Charles Fontenot
15299 Parish Line Road
Kinder LA 70648

Wayland LaFargue
P. O. Box 46
Kinder, LA 70648

Joseph Manuel
P. O. Box 1096
Oberlin LA. 70655

Gene Paul
333 East 6th Avenue
Oakdale, LA 71463

Karen Teigen
P. O. Box 915
Oberlin LA 70655

Linda Thompson
P. O. Box 322
310 Braxton Road
Oberlin LA 70655


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           Funding to expand services to the aging in the rural areas of Allen Parish; to include hot meals, homemaker and transportation. Funding will include the dissemination of a by-monthly newsletter to keep the aging informed of services and resources available to them, and social activities available to attend with provided transportation.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $25,000
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $75,000
          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?
          To introduce the remote rural aging to the resources available to them through a by-monthly newsletter delivered to their residence. The newsletter will include a list of services rendered by ACOA, menus of hot meals available, a list of social activities available, and also timely reminders of open enrollment, Farmer's Market Coupons, voting amendments, and other direct information necessary to their health and welfare. Resources of hot meals, homemaker service and transportation will be expanded to the rural areas of the parish.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          This funding would be used to insure a life of independence with dignity to the aging in the rural areas of Allen Parish, through services and resources. This project will not only assure the aging in Allen Parish a better quality of life and knowledge of available resources, but will assure them of independence and dignity at a saving to the State by the Council on Aging doing these services at a far more reasonable cost.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           One 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:
                 BOARD OF DIRECTORS member:
Wayland LaFargue, Mayor, Town of Kinder
P. O. Box 46, Kinder, LA 70648
Joseph Manuel, Mayor, Town of Oberlin
317 North 6th Street, Oberlin LA 70655
Gene Paul, Mayor, City of Oakdale
333 North 6th Street, Oakdale, LA 701463

    
     (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:  Patricia Jones 
                                       address:  121 Thom Street
Oakdale, LA 71463

                                       phone:  3183353195
                                       fax: 
                                       e-mail:  allencouncil@bellsouth.net
                                       relationship to entity:  Executive Director