NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Community Association of Underprivileged Students

The recipient entity's physical address:
           1520 Thomas H. Delpit Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           1520 Thomas H. Delpit Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          M. Jovan Henderson

The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  5492

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $200,000

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:
           Cheryl Dunn
5316 MADISON AVENUE
BATON ROUGE, LA 70806


Chisolu Isiadinso
2378 Yazoo Street
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70808

Courtney Richardson
2518 Gates Circle Apt 25
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           The CAUPS will provide an after school and summer academy through low income school age youth ages 3 -17 (PreK-12th grade) throughout EBR Parish. Activities will include academics, enrichments, and recreation or (academic and enrichment) to help students with specific areas of need. This program will seek to enhance social skills, but not duplicate school experiences.

What is the budget relative to the project for which funding is requested?:
          Salaries. . . . . . . . . . . . . $47,762
          Professional Services. . . $53,500
          Contracts . . . . . . . . . . . $20,100
          Acquisitions . . . . . . . . . $0
          Major Repairs . . . . . . . $0
          Operating Services. . . . $67,438
          Other Charges. . . . . . . $11,200

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?
          Community Association of Underprivileged Students mission is to help students successfully obtain the skills necessary to complete their educational goals. Our target goal is students with learning disabilities.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          1. To increase the number of CAUPS Students in reading and math proficiency area by 5% per year.

100% of our students with assistance by their classroom teacher will develop individual reading and math goals designed to be attainable within a nine week period.

2.To improve student performance on standardize test.

3. Teachers will conduct bi-weekly skills development tests. Focus will be on those skills directly related to state standards.

4. To provide students with a safe, violent and drug free environment outside of the normal school hours with an emphasis on helping them use their time productively pursuing life enhancing activities.

100% if our students will attend CAUPS programming as measured by attendance records.


What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           One Calendar School 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:
                 NONE

(d) The nature of the contract, including a description of the goods or services provided or to be provided pursuant to the contract:
               NONE


Contact Information
name:  M. Jovan Henderson 
                                       address:  1520 Thomas H. Delpit Drive
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

                                       phone:  225-384-0754
                                       fax: 
                                       e-mail:  empowering.students@aol.com
                                       relationship to entity:  CEO