NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Richland Voluntary Council on Aging, Inc.

The recipient entity's physical address:
           414 Harrison Street
Rayville LA 71269


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           414 Harrison Street
Rayville LA 71269


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          Carolyn Ashley
Billy McGlothlin
JC Mayo
William Waller
John Lancaster


The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  9487

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $30,000

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:
           Sherry Smith, Pres, 3148 Hwy 15 Mangham LA 71259
Freddie Whitten, V Pres, 233 Webb Hill Rd Oak Ridge LA 71264
Sandra Williams, Sec\Treas, 112 Judy Beth Lane Delhi LA 71232
Peggy Ball, 236 Rundell St Delhi LA 71232
Joe Comeaux, 3556 Hwy 80 Rayville LA 71269
Deanna Corbett, 625 Foster St Rayville LA 71269
Marsha Jordan, 462 Dacron St Rayville LA 71269
Susan Johnston,213 Holdiness Rd Rayville LA 71269
Ralph Odom, 190 Sumlin Ranch Rd Rayville LA 71269
Mary Russell, 36 Russell Rd Rayville LA 71269
Tuleta Sasser, 105 Elm St Rayville LA 71269
Lula Smith, 118 Mengel Rd Rayville LA 71269
D'Juana Stewart, PO Box 606 Rayville LA 71269
Jessie Turner, 826 Francis St Rayville LA 71269
Wanda Vallery, 5597 Hwy 17 Delhi LA 71269
Beth Whatley, Director, 6662 Kinloch Winsboro LA 71295


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           The Council is in need of new office equipment and furniture. Also the Council would like to get a vehicle to deliver meals to the home bound and provide homemaker services and also for meetings that the employees have to attend throughout the year. This would help save on having to pay travel to the employees that use their personal vehicle to deliver meals, provide homemaker services and attend meetings.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $23,000
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $7,000
          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?
          The purpose of the Council shall be to collect facts and statistics and make special studies of conditions pertaining to the employment, financial status, recreation, social adjustment, mental and physical health or other conditions affecting the welfare of the elderly in the parish; to keep abreast of the latest developments in those fields of activity throughout the state and nation; to interpret findings to the citizens of the parish and state; to conduct public meetings; to make recommendations for needed improvements and additional resources; to promote the welfare of aging people; to coordinate and monitor services of other local agencies; to assist and cooperate with the Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs, Area Agency on Aging and other departments of the state government serving the elderly.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          To provide meals to the homebound, to provide meals to seniors that want to come to a meal site, to provide recreation and social activites for seniors, to provide homemaker services to those who cant clean house, to provide transportation to meal sites, grocery stores, doctors, etc for seniors that have no way to get to these locations.

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:
                 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 & procedures. To keep elderly citizens abreast of services delivered by the Council or any other Parish or state resource by holding at least one 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 activites, and provides information to seniors that need assistance.


Contact Information
name:  Beth Whatley 
                                       address:  414 Harrison St
Rayville LA 71269

                                       phone:  318-728-2646
                                       fax: 
                                       e-mail:  rvcoa@bellsouth.net
                                       relationship to entity:  Director