NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  The Strand Theater of Shreveport Corporation

The recipient entity's physical address:
           619 Louisiana Ave., Suite 200
Shreveport, LA 71101


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           619 Louisiana Ave., Suite 200
Shreveport, LA 71101


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          James R. Montgomery
Virginia Kilpatrick Shehee
S. Judd Tooke


The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  0065

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $950,000

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:
           John Manno, Jr., President
101 Woodvale Creek
Bossier City, LA 71111

Jodie Glorioso, Secretary
841 Ockley
Shreveport, LA 71106

Lisa Salter, Treasurer
932 Delaware
Shreveport, LA 71106

Misty Alexander, Director
717 Oneonta Street
Shreveport, LA 71106

Valarie Allman, Director
8435 HWY 80 East
Marshall, TX 75672

Robert Barish, Director
735 Wilder Place
Shreveport, LA 71104

Chris Gabriel, Director
3805 Scenic
Shreveport, LA 71119

Sara Glorioso, Director
702 Wilder Place
Shreveport, LA 71104

Brady Harris, Director
572 Unadilla St.
Shreveport, LA 71106

O. Delton Harrison, Jr., Director
6007 East Ridge Drive
Shreveport, LA 71106

Curtis Joseph, Director
545 Atkins Ave.
Shreveport, LA 71104

Mike McCarthy, Director
9801 Jennifer Lane
Shreveport, LA 71106

Keith D. Peterson, Director
1110 Richmond Circle
Shreveport, LA 71106

Tim Quinn, Director
836 Ontario Street
Shreveport, LA 71106

Stephen Roberts, Director
7736 Millicent Way
Shreveport, LA 71105

George Sirven, Director
9848 Nessonwood Drive
Shreveport, LA 71106

Ronald Weems, Director
3041 Risinger
Shreveport, LA 71119

Lloyd Daniel Fogger, Jr., Executive Director
445 Kingston Road
Benton, LA 71006

Jenifer Akers, General Manager
382 Ockley
Shreveport, LA 71105

Cheri Holley, Director of Finance
4146 Deer Creek Dr.
Shreveport, LA 71119


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           Renovation and repair to The Strand Theatre of Shreveport

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Professional Services. . . $0
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $0
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $950,000
          Operating Services. . . . $0
          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 historic Stand Theatre, the "Official State Theatre of Louisiana", manages world class entertainment events to enrich the quality of life, and is integral in the educational and economic growth of the region. The Strand Theatre is the only local arts organization with the responsibiity of owning and maintaining an 88 year old historic facility. Renovating and repairing this historic theatre will impact our community both culturally and economically.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          Restoration and repairs of the Strand Theatre would allow for providing a safer and more comfortable environment for the local and touring artists, as well as for our patrons. These repairs would include, but not be limited to: roof repair; repair or replace current heating/AC system; rewire and replace elements on marque; upgrade safety and florescent lighting; replace stage flooring; complete restrooms that were roughed in, but not completed; rework basement plumbing and sump pump; repair or replace stage fly system; loading dock and lift replacement; upgrade to fire evac system and controls; and asbestos abatement.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           It could take up to 5 years to restore and renovate The Strand Theatre.

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:
                
    
     (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:
                

     (c) The percentage of the official's or immediate family member's ownership interest in the recipient entity, if any:
                

     (d) The position, if any, held by the official or immediate family member in the recipient entity:
                 

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: 
               

(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:
              

          Provide the name, address, and office of the official to whom the person is related:
               

          What is the nature of the relationship? 

(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:
                

(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:  Danny Fogger 
                                       address:  Danny Fogger, Executive Director
The Strand Theatre
P.O. Box 1547
Shreveport, LA 71165-1547

                                       phone:  318-226-1481
                                       fax:  318-424-5434
                                       e-mail:  danny@thestrandtheatre.com
                                       relationship to entity:  Executive Director