NGO Funding Request


The recipient entity's full legal name:  Louisiana Children's Museum

The recipient entity's physical address:
           420 Julia Street
New Orleans LA 70130


The recipient entity's mailing address (if different):
           420 Julia Street
New Orleans, LA 70130


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

If the entity is a corporation, list the names of the incorporators:
          

The last four digits of the entity's taxpayer ID number:  9068

What is the dollar amount of the request?  $6,500,000

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:
           Julia Bland, CEO, 420 Julia Street, New Orleans LA 70130

Taylor Beery - President
Laitram
504.470.4140
taylor@beeryllc.com

G. Wogan Bernard
Chaffe McCall, LLP
2300 Energy Centre |
1100 Poydras Street; New Orleans, LA 70163-2300
504.585.7289
bernard@chaffe.com

Jeanne deLaureal
Portraits, Inc.
1570 Henry Clay Ave.; NOLA 70118
704.287.4990
jeannedelaureal@yahoo.com

David Farnsworth – Past President
CFO, EMR (USA Holdings), Inc.
803 Baronne Street; NOLA 70113
Cell |504.458.4821
Office |504.636.7214
Home |504.831.7729
david.farnsworth@emrgroup.com
Home | 326 East Livingston Place; Metairie, LA 70005

Caroline Fayard
Fayard Law Firm, LLC
940 Gravier Street; NOLA; 70112
Cell | 504.810.1130
Office | 504.648.1484
caroline@fayardlegal.com
Personal |cfayard@gmail.com
1303 Nashville Ave.; NOLA 70115

Kathy Garvey
504.453.3253
kathygarvey1@gmail.com
4800 Beau Lac Lane, Metairie, LA 70002


Hugh Hamilton
Regional Executive, Region VII, Capital One
5400 Mounes Street; Harahan, LA; 70123
Office | 504.533.7611
Personal |985.448.1698
hugh.hamilton@capitalone.com

Kia Painter Holland
Cox
757.418.4111
kia.painter@cox.com
Personal | knpaint@gmail.com

Shelly Spansel Howat
Adams and Reese, LLP
Suite 4500, One Shell Square; NOLA 70139
Cell |504.228.7243
Direct | 504.585.0131
shelly.howat@arlaw.com

Paula Jeansonne - Treasurer
Director of Tax Collections, St. Charles Parish School Board
504.884.4001
paula.haydel@gmail.com

Gordon Kolb, Jr. – At-Large
G.H.K Developments, Inc.
Home | 504.897.5512
Cell | 504-616-7296
gordo@ghkinc.com

CC Langenstein – Secretary
Community Volunteer
504.400.6588
ccpl1952@aol.com

Jennifer Lauscha
Community Volunteer
504.899.1636
jlauscha@yahoo.com


Holly Matherne
Teleservices Property Support Director
Caesars Entertainment, Teleservices Property Support Director
8 Canal Street; NOLA; 70130
504.957.8605
hmatherne@caesars.com
320 Balboa Drive; Luling, LA; 70070

Holly Nieset
Financial Analyst, Entergy
504.897.4066
mnieset@entergy.com

Paul Peyronnin – At-Large
Chaffe McCall, LLP
1100 Poydras Street, Suite 2300; NOLA 70163
Cell |504.952.8122
Office |504.585.7217
peyronnin@chaffe.com
12 Flamingo Street NOLA, 70124

Laverne Saulny
Special Assistant to the Parish President, Economic Development Department
St. John the Baptist Parish
1801 W. Airline Hwy.; LaPlace, LA; 70068
Cell | 504.957.8141
Personal |504.452.5724
Office | 985.652.9569
l.saulny@sjbparish.com
7221 Lake Willow Dr.; NOLA 70126

Paul Simoneaux – Vice President
Shareholder, Elkins, P.L.C.
201 St. Charles Ave., Suite 4400; NOLA 70170
504.529.3600
psimoneaux@elkinsplc.com
www.elkinsplc.com
Kate Speaks
District Director
Winn-Dixie
1015 Race St
NOLA 70130
504.206.8467
KateSpeakes@biloholdings.com

Roy O. Taylor, Jr.
Partner; Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC
3501 N. Causeway Blvd., Suite 810; Metairie, LA 70002
Personal |504.836.0649
Cell | 504.782.6692
Office | 504.585.4421
rtaylor@cricpa.com
10129 Lucy Court; River Ridge, LA 70123

Lizette Terral – ELV Liason
President, New Orleans Region J.P. Morgan Chase Bank
Mailcode: LA3-5269, PO Box 60279; NOLA 70160
504.899.0306
lizette.m.terral@chase.com
Personal |lmterral@bellsouth.net
1212 Webster Street; NOLA 70118

Kelly Theard
504.593.0667
ktheard@dkslaw.com

Kevin Wilkins
Founder & Managing Director, trepwise,LLC
2259 OC Haley Blvd.; NOLA 70113
617.650.9758
kevin@trepwise.com
Personal | wisewilkins@mac.com


Provide a summary of the project or program:
           The Early Learning Village campaign is a world-class project led by the Louisiana Children's Museum in partnership with local and national leaders in early childhood development. As a model of innovation and holistic development, this unprecedented social, cultural and learning resource will offer rich, playful learning experiences for the very young, and integrated family and educator trainings on-site, throughout Louisiana and on the national early learning stage. Located in New Orleans' extraordinary City Park, this early childhood campus is designed to embody the principles of environmental sustainability and will house the children's museum, a nature center, literacy center, parent-teacher resource center, childcare center, performing arts center, edible garden and café. Wetlands, gardens and indigenous ecosystems provide joyous connections to the land and water.

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. . . . $0
          Other Charges. . . . . . . $6,500,000

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 Early Learning Village campaign is a world-class project led by the Louisiana Children's Museum in partnership with locally based national leaders in early childhood development. It will be a model of collaborative innovation and holistic development, designed to provide playful learning experiences for young children and their adult caregivers. Learning environments will be created to address key issues facing Louisiana children and families.

What are the goals and objectives for achieving such purpose?
          Curricula, training programs, workshops and learning environments will offer parents, caregivers and educators information about healthy development of young children, specifically their cognitive, social-emotional and physical development. Early literacy and family literacy programs will be offered daily. Heath education will be offered through programs and interactive exhibits. Parenting workshops and parent engagement opportunities will offer skills on family well-being.

What is the proposed length of time estimated by the entity to accomplish the purpose?
           The Louisiana Chidlren's Museum will be open to the public on an ongoing basis

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:
                 NA
    
     (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:
                 Kathy Garvey, 4800 Beau Lac Lane, Metairie, LA 70002 is the spouse of Jim Garvey, who serves on the BESE Board. Kathy Garvey serves on the LCM board.

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

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

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:  Julia Bland 
                                       address:  420 Julia Street
New Orleans LA 70130

                                       phone:  504-266-2400
                                       fax:  504-529-3666
                                       e-mail:  jbland@lcm.org
                                       relationship to entity:  CEO