Instructions for Applicants Seeking Financial Support
Applications are accepted through August 16, 2017. Requests for emergency grants will be considered as needed. Grants typically do not exceed $1,000.00. Application must be made annually for repeat funding. All requests are reviewed by a committee appointed by the President, approved by the Board of Directors, and further approved by a majority of the full club membership. Funds are generally distributed at a Rotary Club meeting later in the fall.
Successful grants will fulfill the goal of Rotary "…to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise…."
Proposals will be evaluated on the basis of:
1. Program/Project fulfills the Rotary Four-Way Test:
Is it the truth?
Is it fair to all concerned?
Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
2. Program/Project Quality
3. Community Impact
4. Ability of applicant to carry out the proposal
Project/program will take place within one year and will be open and available to the public, or serve a public need.
If an organization, one of the following must apply:
Organization is a 501(c)(3), 501(c)(4), 509(a)
Grants may NOT be used for projects or programs which:
Organizations receiving grants will be asked to: