The Long Beach Unity Festival Inc – Relief

2020-04-14 13:34:05

AreYouANonprofit: Yes

Legal-name: The Long Beach Unity Festival Inc.


Address: 3553 Atlantic Ave. B1504

City: Long Beach

State: CA

Zip: 90807

Tax-id: 27-3228712

Organizational-status: 501c3 nonprofit


Officer: Steve Adams, President/CEO

Annual: $121,000

ContactName: Stephanie Butler Adams

Title: Executive Director

Tel-952: 562-293-1753

SecondaryPhone: 410-698-2039


GrantPurpose: This grant request will assist us in the conversion of our existing LBUF afterschool arts enrichment program (i.e. Sky Kids – dance, drama, reading, storytelling) for 70+children ages 6-12 living in underserved/low-income communities in North & W. LB to on-line virtual platform/classes which are focused on trauma-informed children, and children with behavioral challenges.

TotalCost: $20,485

Requestedamount: $8,500

Periodoftime: Immediately through the next 6 months.

Audienceserved: low-income, trauma-informed children ages 6-12

Demoofaudience: ages 6-12 underserved minority children

Numberofserved: 70-100

District: District 8

Funding: Immediately

1. What disaster recovery service have already been provided? : None.

2. What disaster recovery service will be provided by this grant? : LBUnity will provide much needed creative, physical, and emotional outlets through professional training in the creative, educational, and literary arts to home-bound children from low-income, volatile environments who, because of the COVID-19 crisis are now forced to be at home–many in highly dysfunctional family atmospheres. In addition, many of our students are from single-parent homes of essential workers; that said, our virtual afterschool arts enrichment program allows children to remain positively engaged during 2-3 hours of the early evening.

3. What individuals (and/or organizations) will you assist? : The staff of LB Unity instructors will serve the children and their families who are residents at Northpointe Apartment Homes located at 5441 N. Paramount Blvd. in LB. Our staff has been in residence through Avanath Properties & COR CDC for the past 5 years.

4. What other disaster recovery funds have you received? What amount?: We have not received any disaster recovery funds to date.

5. What other disaster recovery funds have you applied for?: We have applied for the Economic Injury Disaster Loan through SBA but have not yet received a reply.