LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL & FAIR ASSOCIATION

Address
P O BOX 9768
NEW IBERIA, LA 705629768
Contact
Website: http://www.hisugar.org
Phone: +1 (337) 364-7221
Nonprofit
NTEE: N52 - Fairs, County and Other
EIN: 72-1113069

Mission

HOSTING THE LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL EACH SEPTEMBER IN NEW IBERIA, LA AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY STATEWIDE AND NATIONWIDE.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1940
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees00000
Number of volunteers1010101010
Personnel
Blanchard, Angela
Title   FESTIVAL DIRFESTIVAL DIR
Name of key/compensated person   ANGELA BLANCHARDANGELA BLANCHARD
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   3.003.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Breaux, Jessie
Title PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person JESSIE BREAUXJESSIE BREAUXJESSIE BREAUXJESSIE BREAUX
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  5.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Broussard, Natalie
Title   TREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated person   NATALIE BROUSSARDNATALIE BROUSSARD
Position of compensated person
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   3.003.00
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Copell, Doyle
TitleVICE-PRESIDE    
Name of key/compensated personDOYLE COPELL    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org5.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Gonsoulin, Ronald
TitlePRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated personRONALD GONSOULINRONALD GONSOULINRONALD GONSOULINRONALD GONSOULINRONALD GONSOULIN
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org5.00 5.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nickens, Nannette
Title SECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person NANNETTE NICKENSNANNETTE NICKENSNANNETTE NICKENSNANNETTE NICKENS
Position of compensated person
Current officer TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  5.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Pollet,
TitleSECRETARY    
Name of key/compensated personPETTY POLLET    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Taylor, Debbie
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personDEBBIE TAYLORDEBBIE TAYLORDEBBIE TAYLOR  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.00 5.00  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesHOSTING THE LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL EACH SEPTEMBER IN NEW IBERIA, LA AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY STATEWIDE AND NATIONWIDE.HOSTING THE LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL EACH SEPTEMBER IN NEW IBERIA, LA AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY STATEWIDE AND NATIONWIDE.HOSTING THE LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL EACH SEPTEMBER IN NEW IBERIA, LA AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY STATEWIDE AND NATIONWIDE.HOSTING THE LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL EACH SEPTEMBER IN NEW IBERIA, LA AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY STATEWIDE AND NATIONWIDE.HOSTING THE LOUISIANA SUGAR CANE FESTIVAL EACH SEPTEMBER IN NEW IBERIA, LA AND ACTIVELY PROMOTING THE SUGARCANE INDUSTRY STATEWIDE AND NATIONWIDE.
Program service expenses, total$215,646.00$189,863.00$217,114.00$179,059.00$120,247.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
FAIR GROUNDS- A FAIR IS HELD AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION WITH CARNIVAL RIDES FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF THE COMMUNITY. THE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES A SHARE OF THE FAIRGROUNDS INCOME.
Program expenses$3,457.00$2,604.00$2,184.00 $5,000.00
Program revenue$33,583.00$25,503.00$21,842.00$24,670.00$11,000.00
Program descriptionFAIR GROUNDS- A FAIR IS HELD AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION WITH CARNIVAL RIDES FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF THE COMMUNITY. THE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES A SHARE OF THE FAIRGROUNDS INCOME.FAIR GROUNDS- A FAIR IS HELD AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION WITH CARNIVAL RIDES FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF THE COMMUNITY. THE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES A SHARE OF THE FAIRGROUNDS INCOME.FAIR GROUNDS- A FAIR IS HELD AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION WITH CARNIVAL RIDES FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF THE COMMUNITY. THE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES A SHARE OF THE FAIRGROUNDS INCOME.FAIR GROUNDS- A FAIR IS HELD AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION WITH CARNIVAL RIDES FOR THE ENJOYMNENT OF THE COMMUNITY. THE ASSOCIATION RECEIVES A SHARE OF THE FAIRGROUNDS INCOMEFAIR GROUNDS- A FAIR IS HELD AS PART OF THE CELEBRATION WITH CARNIVAL RIDES FOR THE ENJOYMNENT OF THE COMMUNITY.
FAIS DO DO AND PARADES- TO SPONSOR MUSIC WITH BANDS AND PARADES FEATURING ROYALTY, VISTING ROYALTY AND LOCAL SCHOOLS, BANDS AND DANCE SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE AND PROMOTE LOCAL SUGARCANE INDUSTRY AT THE BEGINNING OF HARVEST SEASON AS A COMMUNITY EVENT. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE CANDY TOSS PARADE, CHILDREN'S PARADE, AND QUEEN'S PARADE. THE FAIS DO DO EVENTS ARE HELD FOR 2 CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN NEW IBERIA.
Program expenses$53,228.00$59,287.00$70,562.00$113,145.00$81,848.00
Program revenue$49,181.00$78,403.00$88,609.00$111,938.00$81,937.00
Program descriptionFAIS DO DO AND PARADES- TO SPONSOR MUSIC WITH BANDS AND PARADES FEATURING ROYALTY, VISTING ROYALTY AND LOCAL SCHOOLS, BANDS AND DANCE SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE AND PROMOTE LOCAL SUGARCANE INDUSTRY AT THE BEGINNING OF HARVEST SEASON AS A COMMUNITY EVENT. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE CANDY TOSS PARADE, CHILDREN'S PARADE, AND QUEEN'S PARADE. THE FAIS DO DO EVENTS ARE HELD FOR 2 CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN NEW IBERIA.FAIS DO DO AND PARADES- TO SPONSOR MUSIC WITH BANDS AND PARADES FEATURING ROYALTY, VISTING ROYALTY AND LOCAL SCHOOLS, BANDS AND DANCE SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE AND PROMOTE LOCAL SUGARCANE INDUSTRY AT THE BEGINNING OF HARVEST SEASON AS A COMMUNITY EVENT. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE BOAT PARADE, CHILDREN'S PARADE, AND QUEEN'S PARADE. THE FAIS DO DO EVENTS ARE HELD FOR 3 CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN NEW IBERIA.FAIS DO DO AND PARADES- TO SPONSOR MUSIC WITH BANDS AND PARADES FEATURING ROYALTY, VISTING ROYALTY AND LOCAL SCHOOLS, BANDS AND DANCE SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE AND PROMOTE LOCAL SUGARCANE INDUSTRY AT THE BEGINNING OF HARVEST SEASON AS A COMMUNITY EVENT. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE BOAT PARADE, CHILDREN'S PARADE, AND QUEEN'S PARADE. THE FAIS DO DO EVENTS ARE HELD FOR 3 CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN NEW IBERIA.FAIS DO DO AND PARADES- TO SPONSOR MUSIC WITH BANDS AND PARADES FEATURING ROYALTY, VISTING ROYALTY AND LOCAL SCHOOLS, BANDS AND DANCE SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE AND PROMOTE LOCAL SUGARCANE INDUSTRY AT THE BEGINNING OF HARVEST SEASON AS A COMMUNITY EVENT. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE BOAT PARADE, CHILDREN'S PARADE, AND QUEEN'S PARADE. THE FAIS DO DO EVENTS ARE HELD FOR 3 CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN NEW IBERIA.FAIS DO DO AND PARADES- TO SPONSOR MUSIC WITH BANDS AND PARADES FEATURING ROYALTY, VISTING ROYALTY AND LOCAL SCHOOLS, BANDS AND DANCE SCHOOLS TO CELEBRATE AND PROMOTE LOCAL SUGARCANE INDUSTRY AT THE BEGINNING OF HARVEST SEASON AS A COMMUNITY EVENT. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE BOAT PARADE, CHILDREN'S PARADE, AND QUEEN'S PARADE. THE FAIS DOS DOS IS HELD FOR 3 CONSECUTIVE NIGHTS IN DOWNTOWN NEW IBERIA.
QUEEN/KING ACTIVITIES- TO SELECT A KING AND QUEEN TO REIGN OVER THE FESTIVITIES AND REPRESENT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATION. THE ASSOCIATION ALSO HOSTS VISTING ROYALTY TO THE FESTIVAL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE RECEPTIONS, PARADES, AND BALLS.
Program expenses$40,685.00$51,461.00$38,354.00$41,012.00$33,399.00
Program revenue$22,761.00$21,357.00$22,812.00$23,582.00$20,498.00
Program descriptionQUEEN/KING ACTIVITIES- TO SELECT A KING AND QUEEN TO REIGN OVER THE FESTIVITIES AND REPRESENT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATION. THE ASSOCIATION ALSO HOSTS VISTING ROYALTY TO THE FESTIVAL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE RECEPTIONS, PARADES, AND BALLS.QUEEN/KING ACTIVITIES- TO SELECT A KING AND QUEEN TO REIGN OVER THE FESTIVITIES AND REPRESENT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATION. THE ASSOCIATION ALSO HOSTS VISTING ROYALTY TO THE FESTIVAL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE RECEPTIONS, PARADES, AND BALLS.QUEEN/KING ACTIVITIES- TO SELECT A KING AND QUEEN TO REIGN OVER THE FESTIVITIES AND REPRESENT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATION. THE ASSOCIATION ALSO HOSTS VISTING ROYALTY TO THE FESTIVAL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE RECEPTIONS, PARADES, AND BALLS.QUEEN/KING ACTIVITIES- TO SELECT A KING AND QUEEN TO REIGN OVER THE FESTIVITIES AND REPRESENT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATION. THE ASSOCIATION ALSO HOSTS VISTING ROYALTY TO THE FESTIVAL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE RECEPTIONS, PARADES, AND BALLS.QUEEN/KING ACTIVITIES- TO SELECT A KING AND QUEEN TO REIGN OVER THE FESTIVITIES AND REPRESENT THE SUGAR INDUSTRY ON BEHALF OF THE ASSOCIATION. THE ASSOCIATION ALSO HOSTS VISTING ROYALTY TO THE FESTIVAL. ACTIVITIES INCLUDE RECEPTIONS, PARADES, AND BALLS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$251,007.00$184,665.00$204,211.00$242,207.00$198,025.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$74,430.00$44,730.00$42,611.00$53,684.00$60,214.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$74,430.00$44,730.00$42,611.00$53,684.00$60,214.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$71,052.00$14,672.00$26,547.00$24,815.00$24,376.00
Program service revenue (total)$105,525.00$125,263.00$135,053.00$163,708.00$113,435.00
Gross receipts$295,568.00$252,793.00$266,359.00$308,062.00$228,724.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$20,175.00$11,550.00$10,225.00$21,920.00$7,010.00
Revenue from gov't grants$6,921.00    
Revenue from all other contributions$47,334.00$33,180.00$32,386.00$31,764.00$53,204.00
Other types of revenue
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$71,052.00$14,672.00$26,547.00$24,815.00$24,376.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$215,646.00$189,863.00$217,114.00$179,059.00$153,881.00
Total functional expenses: program service $215,646.00$189,863.00$217,114.00$179,059.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$131,289.00$95,928.00$101,126.00$115,330.00$53,977.00
Total assets, beginning of year$95,928.00$101,126.00$115,330.00$53,977.00$9,833.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$131,289.00$95,928.00$101,126.00$115,330.00$53,977.00
Net assets$131,289.00$95,928.00$101,126.00$115,330.00$53,977.00
Net assets, beginning of year$95,928.00$101,126.00$115,330.00$53,977.00$9,833.00
Other assets$7,795.00$7,795.00$7,795.00$7,795.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$123,494.00$88,133.00$93,331.00$107,535.00$53,977.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$88,133.00$93,331.00$107,535.00$53,977.00$9,833.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$35,361.00-$5,198.00-$12,903.00$63,148.00$44,144.00
Advertising (total)$5,069.00$2,351.00$6,544.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$131,289.00$95,928.00$101,126.00$115,330.00$53,977.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members2121212121
Number of independent voting members2121212121
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-03-082016-12-282015-10-052014-12-292013-12-13
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.1
Filing identifier201800319349302100201622319349300427201532299349303478201443199349301074201342279349301114
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