District Grant Guidelines (2020-2021)

Before Getting Started

  • Project must fall under one of the 6 Areas of Focus:
    • Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention;
    • Water, Sanitation & Hygiene;
    • Basic Education & Literacy;
    • Disease Prevention & Treatment;
    • Maternal & Child Health; or
    • Community Economic Development.
 
  • Grant funds cannot be used for:
    • Reimbursement of existing projects;
    • Salaries, stipends or honorariums;
    • Construction or major renovations; or
    • Operating expenses of an organization.
 
  • Clubs must complete this checklist before applying:
    • Clubs dues must be paid in full;
    • Clubs must be “Grant Certified” (by attending the District Grant Certification via Zoom on 8/18/20, or the Grant Management Seminar@ The Learning Center on Rotary.org. If the online course was taken, please forward the completion certificate to Dave Schribman at schribins@optonline.net);        
    • Goals must be entered in Rotary Club Central on rcc.Rotary.org;
    • Previous grant reports must be current; and
    • Clubs must enter the names of the Secretary, Treasurer and Club Rotary Foundation Chair in the Club Executives Section of your Club on the District 7230 website.
 
  • Grant total budget can be from a minimum of $1,000 to a maximum of $5,000.
 
  • Clubs can submit more than one application.
 
  • Joint grants with other District 7230 clubs are allowed. Contact Dave Schribman for details.
 
  • Clubs must match on a 1 to 1 basis (e.g. club must contribute $500 towards a $1,000 total grant budget).
 
 

How to Submit a Grant Application

Do Not Submit Application Unless Club Is “Grant Certified”

  • During 2020-2021 District 7230 will award $35,000 in District Grants to clubs.

 
 
 
  • Clubs will be notified about the status of their grant application by October 15, 2020.
 
  • Project deadline is May 30, 2021 (this includes receipts & Final Report). 
 
  • In evaluating grant applications, the District Grants Subcommittee will consider the number of people benefitting from the project, the number of club members involved with the project & whether the project can be completed by May 30, 2021.
 

Questions?

Contact Dave Schribman (District Grants Subcommittee Chair) @ 914-588-9087 or schribins@optonline.net.

 

 

How to Proceed with Your Approved Grant

  • Clubs must obtain the approval of the District Grants Subcommittee for any proposed changes to the approved project budget.
 
  • Clubs must document all project expenditures consistent with the project budget.
 
  • Clubs must retain all project documentation for a minimum of five years.
 
  • If the District Grants Subcommittee determines that the project will not be completed within the approved budget & timetable, the grant may be revised or rescinded.
 
 
 

How to Get Reimbursed

The District Grants Subcommittee of the District Rotary Foundation Committee will process requests for grant funds as a reimbursement for approved project expenses incurred after the date the grant is approved and only after the project has been completed and the Final Report has been approved.
 
  • Final Report must be uploaded into the grants website by May 30, 2021.
 
 
  • Project receipts must be uploaded into the grants website by May 30, 2021.
 
 
  • The District intends to disburse all grant funds by June 30, 2021.
 

Questions?

Contact Dave Schribman (District Grants Subcommittee Chair) @ 914-588-9087 or schribins@optonline.net.

Required Forms

More Information

Questions?

Contact Dave Schribman
(District Grants Subcommittee Chair)
914-588-9087 or schribins@optonline.net