Rotary Club of Shreveport offering funding for nonprofits

Area non-profit organizations planning projects to benefit the Shreveport-Bossier community in the coming year may now apply for local funding from Rotary Club of Shreveport to aid their efforts.

The Rotary Club is now accepting civic grant applications, which must be postmarked no later than Feb. 18, 2019.

The maximum amount for any one grant awarded will be $5,000.  Each year , the club awards a limited number of Major and Minor awards. This year’s recipients of the grant awards will be announced no later than May 16, 2020.

Beginning with the 2018-2019 grant cycle an organization that wins a Major award ($1000 – $5000) will only be considered for a $300 Honorarium award for the next two award cycles. This includes any organization that receives a District Grant submitted by the Club. 

To request an application, please e-mail shreveportrotary@gmail.com or call the Rotary Club of Shreveport at (318) 294-8385 or visit www.rotaryclubofshreveport.org/civic-grants.php.  Completed applications must be postmarked no later than Feb.18, 2020. Preferred submission is e-mail to shreveportrotary@gmail.com, but can be mailed to Rotary Club of Shreveport, P.O. Box 380, Shreveport, LA  71162. 

Rotary Club of Shreveport supports the community through funding of select projects that benefit local area 

residents and provide opportunities for members of the club to actively participate and provide recognition of Rotary.  Priorities for civic projects supported by the club include education, social services and community development.