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APPENDIX II State Funding Opportunities of Interest to Afterschool Programs PROGRAM NAME

STATE DEPARTMENT & CONTACT INFORMATION

Louisiana Children’s Trust Fund

Judy Harrison, Executive Director Michele Rabalais, Administrative Secretary Mailing: P.O. Box 3318, Baton Rouge, LA 70821 Street: 333 Laurel St., Suite 738, Baton Rouge, LA 70801 Phone: 225-342-2245 or 800-256 5437 Fax: 225-342-2268 RFP will be released in December, 2007 and is due February 8, 2008

Louisiana Department of Education 8(g)

Jeanette Vosburg (225)342-8728 Jeanette B. Vosburg Louisiana State Board of Elementary & Secondary Education

AMOUNT OF FUNDING AVAILABLE & FUNDING PURPOSE

CURRENT GRANTEES IN NEW ORLEANS AREA

$1 million available each year. $385,000 is federal funding, and the remaining $615,000 is state funding received from the purchase of duplicate birth certificates. The state is broken into 9 regions for funding purposes, with some statewide grants. Each award is based strictly on programs and range from $3,500 to $30,000 depending on the program. Funds are to be used for the prevention of child abuse and neglect in Louisiana. Grants are awarded in one of five categories; Teaching Children Personal Safety and Life Skills, Educational and Support Services for Parents, Home/Hospital Visitation and Support Services to Families, Public Awareness and Education of General Public, and Training and Education of the General Public.

Include Girl Scouts, Boys and Girls Club, Pride of St. Tammany, Sunrise Human Service Agency, Our House, Inc., St. Catherine’s Community Center, YWCA of Greater Baton Rouge and New Orleans, Prevent Child Abuse Louisiana, CASA, Family and Neighborhood Services (FANS), Camp Fire, Volunteers of America.

8(g) monies are distributed by SBESE. By regulation, funds must be expended for a list of researchbased programs and go to school

Regarding the competitive proposals, there are no current New Orleans

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APPENDIX II State Funding Opportunities of Interest to Afterschool Programs P.O. Box 94064 Capitol Station Baton Rouge, Louisiana 9064



districts by formula as well as via competitive proposals. 70804-

(225) 342-8727 Fax: (225) 342-5843  jeanette.vosburg@la.gov

grantees. Out of 143 applications submitted in 0708, only 1 was submitted from Orleans Parish, and it was not funded. There were 57 grants awarded in all. In the past, money has been given to programs running summer camps. However, they were not competitive proposals, but issued quickly because they were unspent monies from the school districts that were tied to a timeframe in which they must be spent. The funds distributed by formula to the Orleans area are as follows: Local Teacher Quality Block Grants – Orleans received $25,159 and RSD received $31,544. Superior Textbooks Program – Orleans received $$15,656 and RSD received $600. Catch Up Curriculum – RSD received $1,600. 2


APPENDIX II State Funding Opportunities of Interest to Afterschool Programs Community Based Tutorial Grants – Provides funding to primarily faith based organizations to provide afterschool tutorials.

Faith based organizations; nonprofit organizations. Once approved, your organization continues to receive the contract year after year as long as performance indicators are met.

Pat Fisher, School and Community Support

See Appendix VIII

Orleans received $3,095 and RSD received $112,743.

GEE 21 Remediation

High School Redesign Support Initiative formed by the Governor, the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, and the Board of Regents, the Commission will meet to recommend actions that will assist the state in redesigning pubic high schools to address the academic needs of all students in Louisiana. The Commission is charged with the development of statewide policies and guiding principles that require all high schools to redesign their programs to create rigorous academic and career pathways addressing the current and future needs of the state.

Separate high school redesign technology grants with average awards of $300,000, no metropolitan New Orleans schools received these.

Questions related to the Louisiana High School Redesign Commission may be addressed to Donna NolaGaney, Assistant Superintendent, Office of School and Community Support, or to Gayle Kirwan at gayle.kirwan@la.gov.-

Algiers Charter School Assoc. received $25,000.

HIPPY –The Home Instruction for

Total in Louisiana for FY 06 was

Louisiana Department of Education

No grantees in Orleans Parish. 3


APPENDIX II State Funding Opportunities of Interest to Afterschool Programs Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) is a home-based, early intervention program that helps parents provide educational enrichment for their preschool children ages three, four, and five. The HIPPY curriculum contains 30 weeks of activity packets written in a structured format that provides guidance for the parents and ensures a successful learning experience for the parents and their children. By supporting parents, HIPPY’s primary goal is to increase vulnerable children’s success in school and, ultimately, in adult life. Jobs for America's' GraduatesLouisiana (JAG-LA) is an affiliate of the national Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG). • JAG is the nation’s largest model of school-to-career transition for at-risk and disadvantaged youth. • JAG-LA 's mission is focused on: -Delivering a unique set of services to at-risk and disadvantaged youth in high

$738,252. Award range was from $81,208 up to $169,798.

Crystalyn C. Lee, Educ. Prog. Cons. 2, HIPPY/AmeriCorps State Contact. LA Department of Education Family, Career and Technical Education (FCTE) 1201 North 3rd Street, Room 4270G (70802) Post Office Box 94064 Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9064 (225) 342-4138 crystalyn.lee@la.gov

Total investment in Louisiana is $950,000 at 22 sites throughout the state

Elizabeth Moore, Adult and Family Literacy Services, (225) 342-0444, or Elizabeth.Moore@LA.gov.

The RSD received $40,000.

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APPENDIX II State Funding Opportunities of Interest to Afterschool Programs school -providing follow-up services which will result in the graduate's pursuing a postsecondary education; and -Ensuring that participants enter the workforce in a quality job, leading to a career. K-3 Reading/Math Initiative Visions to provide a systemic and systematic statewide plan to improve reading instruction for all students in the state of Louisiana. Resulted in aligned content standards, testing, textbook adoption of basal materials, the use of intervention programs, and funding for improving reading instruction and student performance. Emphasis on coordinated support for reading in each of these areas was also addressed from a variety of sources such as tutorial programs, communitybased programs, and university assistance. LEAP 21 Tutoring/High Stakes Remediation – to provide afterschool tutorials to students at risk of not passing LEAP.

Total investment in Louisiana in FY06-07 is $6,587,818.50

Total investment in Louisiana in FY06-07 is $11,578,134

Batson, Susan Susan.Batson@la.gov 225-342-1192 225-219-7370 fax Acting Division Director Sprouse, Sheila Sheila.Sprouse@la.gov 225-3421192 225-219-7370 fax Administrative Assistant Anthony, Tasha Tasha.Anthony@la.gov 225-3423513 225-219-7370 fax Education Program Consultant Clouatre, Anne Anne.Clouatre@la.gov 225-3423513 225-219-7370 fax Literacy Coordinator

Orleans Parish received $4,264. The RSD received $112,651. SABIS received $40,000.

Orleans Parish received $137,003. RSD received $545,266. SABIS received $11,137. International School 5


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Lighthouse Schools Program • Purpose of program is to develop a cadre of schools that have overcome the challenges of high poverty/high minority student populations and can serve as attainable redesign models for other schools in state. • $1,000,000 of State General Funds money designated to support promising, eligible schools to develop into lighthouses. • Eligibility requires 50% minority and/or 50 % free/reduced lunch population, SPS < 100, and non-selective admissions.

Five (5) schools competitively selected from 16 applicants to receive funding, January 2007 – June 2008. Funding per school based on student population, ranges from $47,000 $125,000.

received $1,831. None in Orleans Parish

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