NGO Funding Request


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

The recipient entity's physical address:
           714 Adams Street
Winnsboro, La. 71295


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           Same as Above

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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          Louisiana Governor's Office of Elderly Affairs
North Delta Area Agency on Aging


The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  3495

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

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:
           Marilyn Comeaux, Director, 397 Roberts Road, Wisner, La. 71378
Jean Clark, Chairman, 113 Big Creek Road, Baskin, La. 71219
Debbie Parker, Vice Chairman, 1212 L.D. Knox Road, Gilbert, La. 71336
Mary Wolleson, Secretary/Treasurer, 354 Lishman Road, Winnsboro, La. 71295
Mike Woods 994 Willie Hill Road, Gilbert, La. 71336
Beverly Rogers, 1853 Hwy 857, Baskin, La. 71219
Mabel Thomas, 2014 Cypress Street, Winnsboro, La. 71295
Don Franklin, PO Box 26, Crowville, La. 71230
Steve Johnson, PO Box 165, Wisner, La. 71378
Karen Raley, PO Box 54, Crowville, La. 71230
Claretha Washington, 1052 Hwy 135, Winnsboro,La. 71295
Lola Hitt, PO Box 685, Jigger, La. 71249
Elizabeth Priest, 1842 Hwy 875, Wisner, La. 71378
Rev. Andrew White, 1340 First Street, Winnsboro, La. 71295


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           Franklin Parish Council on Aging provides the means for the elderly 60 years of age and older to retain their dignity, remain independent, and continue being productive members of society. Services provided are as follows: hot nutritious meals in a congregate setting, frozen meals five days a week to the home-bound, transportation services for doctor appointments, shopping and business appointments to those who have no means of transportation, homemaker services to the home-bound, recreation information and assistance, nutrition education, national family caregiver referral, telephoning, and visiting to the rural and isolated areas focusing on the minority, disabled and low income population.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $50,000
          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?
          Not Applicable

What is the entity's public purpose, sought to be achieved through the use of state monies?
          Franklin Council on Aging serves approximately 16,424 meals annually to the seniors at the Senior Center plus one additional meal site. There are approximately 12,5000 meals delivered annually to home-bound seniors who are unable to prepare lunches. These meals allow them to remain in the home. Together, these meals cost approximately $181,000 per year. These funds would be used to help offset operating costs of the council.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          To continue to provide services to the elderly that will enable them to age in their homes instead of in a facility.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           one (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:
                 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:  Marilyn Comeaux 
                                       address:  714 Adams Street
Winnsboro, La. 71295

                                       phone:  (318)435-7579
                                       fax:  (318)435-3518
                                       e-mail:  fpcoa1@bayou.com
                                       relationship to entity:  Director