GRANTS 2017-18 - GENERAL FOR ALL TYPES OF GRANT PROJECTS

1. All Clubs must get certified each Rotary Year to participate in any grant (District,
    Global). Certification qualification includes:
    a. 2017-18 Memorandum of Understanding (click here)

    b. Grants Management Seminar (GMS)
        1) At least 2 Rotary Club Members must participate to certify club
            REQUIRED - members completing grant applications must participate
            in a GMS.  

        2) GMS events for 2017-18 grants will all be by webinar as follows:
              - - Thurs 6-Apr 6:30 PM GMS Webinar
              - - Tues 18-Apr 5:30 PM GMS Webinar

              - - Mon 1-May 6:30 PM GMS Webinar
              - - Wed 17-May 5:30 PM GMS Webinar​
            To Register for a GMS click here and select the event from the drop-down
             menu.

        3) You must participate in the entire seminar to get credit
    c. Adherence to all The Rotary Foundation (TRF) and District requirements
2. All Clubs, including the lead Club and any participating Clubs, must meet these
    requirements
3. Certification qualifications are for one Rotary Year only (Rotary years are from
    July to June)

DISTRICT GRANTS 2017-18

1. May 31 - Application deadline for District Grants 2017-18
2. Applications for District Grant Projects will be entered through the District Website
    starting in 2017-18 (additional information follows)
    a. Clubs must first be certified (see above) to have access to the online
        application
    b. Club members must be certified to get access to the online application to enter
        a district grant project application; those members must participate in a GMS
    c. Application, reports, supporting documents, etc. will be attached through the
        District Website online application screens
    d. We will hold District Grant Application Webinars on using the online application
         (select the date from the drop-down list on the registration page)

             - - Thurs 13-Apr 5:30 PM-District Grant Application Webinar
             - - Thurs 27-Apr 6:30 PM-District Grant Application Webinar
        NOTE: These District Grant Application Webinars are not Grants Management
        Seminars and cannot be substituted to fulfill the requirement to attend a Grants
        Management Seminar

3. Review the Rotary International Terms and Conditions for guidelines including, but
    not limited to these restrictions . . . funds cannot be used for . . .
    a. the purchase of land or buildings
    b. supporting fundraising in any way
    c. unrestricted cash donations to a beneficiary. 
4. District 5650 has added these criteria for District Grant Projects
    a. Local community projects - projects must be conducted in, and for the benefit of
        communities in District 5650 
    b. Scholarships ineligible
    c. Cannot repeat or continue a prior project
5.  Amounts* for District Grant Projects
     a. Single Club District Grant Projects
         $1,500 - Max Match (Clubs can invest more but the max match will be $1,500)
         $500 - Min Amount from Club (matched to make a $1,000 project)
     b. Multi-Club District Grant Projects
         $4,500 - Max Match (Clubs can invest more but the max match will be $4,500)
         - - $1,500 Max Match for any one club
         - - to get $4,500 would need at least 3 clubs at $1,500 each
         $300 - Min Amount from any Club
         - - Clubs do not need to all invest the same amount
6. Online Application
    a. To submit a District Grant Project Application, click here (requires logon to the
         District Website).
    b. District Grant Project application and  management tools have been added to
        the items on the left


* Amounts are under review and have not yet received final approval but these are likely final.

 

GRANT FORMS

2017-18 Grants Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)

The MOU must be signed by:
  • The current / sitting Club President
  • The President-Elect
Locate the form on the left side of this page or click here


Grant Terms and Conditions - Rotary International

Locate the file on the left side of this page or click here

 

Code of Policies - Rotary International

Locate the file on the left side of this page or click here
 

Grant Areas of Focus - Rotary International

Locate the file on the left side of this page or click here
 

District Grant Money Management - Guidelines and Form

Provides the details and requirements for funds affected by projects using grant money
Locate the file on the left side of this page or click here
 

District Grant Project Management - Lifecycle of a District Grant

ROTARY DISTRICT 5650 has also created guidelines to help ensure success of your project and that items are completed within required time frames. Click here for the Project Plan designed just for you and your district grants project

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL has provided many resources on the Project Lifecycle page on MyRotary

 

 

GRANT INFORMATION AT ROTARY INTERNATIONAL

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