NGO Funding Request


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

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


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           6600 Plaza Dr. 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

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

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $2,165,000

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 Jones, Pres.6600 Plaza Dr. Suite 210, New Orleans, La 70127
Robert Lewis, V. Pres. 2258 N. Tonti St., New Orleans, La 70117
Charles F. Webb, Treasurer, 7429 Strathmore Dr. N.O. La 70128
Joseph Marion, Director, 6400 Press Dr. New Orleans, La 70126
Shyron Carey, Director, 3059 Higgins Blvd., N.O. La 70126
Charles Jones, Interim Exe. Director, 3059 Higgins Blvd, N.O. La 70126


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 5000-seat stadium. The field will be located in the 9th Ward 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.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $45,000
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $55,000
          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?
          Local economic development, community and school pride. It is anticipated that the project will create 150 construction jobs, 3 to 5 full time jobs with various business opportunities for local businesses. The facility will be available to all area high schools for football and track events, recreation programs and community organizations for a nominal charge to cover maintenance, clean up and administration.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          The primary goal is to build this sporting facility in the 9th Ward of New Orleans and to develop programs and provide support that will promote the education and well being of the youth in this community. The facility will be open to the entire community and will enhance the development of the educational programs at Carver Sr. High.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           12 months

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: 
               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:
                 The facility will be built on Orleans Parish School Board land and they will technically own the improvements.

(d) The nature of the contract, including a description of the goods or services provided or to be provided pursuant to the contract:
               


Contact Information
name:  Charles F. Webb 
                                       address:  6600 Plaza Dr. Suite 210
New Orleans, La 70127

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