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External agencies to receive $129,720 in city of Lafayette funds; see who received the most | News – New Orleans, Louisiana

New Orleans, Louisiana 2021-10-20 15:30:00 –

Twenty-one external agencies, including the Mardi Gras Club and those supporting the poor, will receive a $ 129,720 share of Lafayette City funding through an external agency funding program.

On Tuesday, the city council approved assignments to 12 arts and cultural organizations and 10 social services agencies.

Arts and culture organizations receive $ 55,667, with the largest allocation being allocated to Festival International de Louisiane ($ 22,794) and Festivals Acadiens et Creole ($ 12,684). Organizations in this category have requested $ 318,000.

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Social services agencies receive $ 74,053. They demanded $ 192,000.

The funded arts and cultural organizations are:

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  • Cite des Arts $ 1,050.
  • Acadiana Children’s Museum $ 2,000.
  • Southern Screen Film Festival $ 2,100.
  • Performing arts $ 2,000 to serve Acadiana.
  • Basin art $ 2,100.
  • Vermilionville $ 4,016.
  • Louisiana Folk Roots $ 2,000.
  • Association Cultural Latino-Acadiana $ 1,050.
  • Louisiana Craft Guild $ 1,050.
  • Festival International $ 22,794.
  • Festival Acadienset Creole $ 12,684.
  • Lafayette Mardi Gras Festival $ 2,823.

The funded social welfare institutions are:

  • Lafayette Council on Aging $ 8,250.
  • Greater New Orleans and Acadiana Second Harvest Food Bank $ 8,250.
  • New Hope Community Development $ 4,401.
  • Landmark Safe House $ 11,250.
  • Domestic violence intervention program $ 6,000.
  • Face House $ 11,251.
  • Acadiana Catholic Charities $ 4,401.
  • Extra Miles Region IV $ 6,000.
  • Hospice of Acadiana Foundation $ 6,000.
  • Acadiana Outreach Center $ 8,250.

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