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Important Dates – All Clubs and Projects are Subject to Adherence to these Dates
May 31 App Due
RI Approval Prior To Project Start;
not prior to July 1
Dec 31 Progress Report
Mar 31 Final Report
  1. Applications for District Grant Projects will be entered by the clubs through the District Website grants module
    1. click here to go to Admin Page
    2. Logon is Required
    3. Use links at the top to go to Submit Grant or My Club Grants to view or update once entered
  2. Clubs must first be certified to have access to the online application (see below)
  3. 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
  4. Application, reports, supporting documents, etc. will be attached through the District Website online application module screens by the Clubs
  5. Review the Rotary International Terms and Conditions for guidelines and restrictions including, but not limited to these restrictions . . . funds cannot be used for . . .
    1. the purchase of land or buildings
    2. reimbursement for expenses previously incurred
    3. supporting fundraising in any way
    4. unrestricted cash donations to a beneficiary
    5. Review the Terms and Conditions for all restrictions and other guidelines
  6. District 5650 has added these criteria for District Grant Projects
    1. Local community projects only - projects must be conducted in, and for the benefit of, communities in District 5650
    2. Scholarships are ineligible
    3. Cannot repeat or continue a prior project
  7. Amounts for District Grant Projects
    1. 1.25 to 1 for 2023-24 District Grant Projects
    2. $1500 Club Contribution = $1,875 District Match
    3. Single Club District Grant Projects
      1. $1,875 - Maximum Match (Clubs can invest more but the max match will be $1,875)
      2. $500 - Minimum Amount from Club (matched to make a $1,125 project)
    4. Multi-Club District Grant Projects
      1. $7,500 Maximum Match (Clubs can invest more than $6,000 but the max match will be $7,500)
        1. $1,875 - Maximum Match per club is basis (Clubs can invest more but the max match will be $1,875)
        2. at least 4 Clubs must participate in order to receive the maximum match
        3. if 3 Clubs the maximum match would be $5,625; 2 Clubs max would be $3,750
        4. No maximum for any club – just a maximum for the project
        5. $300 Minimum from any Club


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1.    All Clubs must get certified each Rotary Year to participate in any grant (District, Global).
a.    All Clubs, including the lead Club and any participating Clubs, must meet all of the certification requirements.
b.    Certification qualifications are for one Rotary Year only.
c.    The Rotary year is July 1 through June 30.
2.    Certification requirements include:
a.    Memorandum of Understanding - complete  all fields and submit
b.    Club must submit goals on Rotary Club Central for Membership, giving to the Annual Fund, and  giving to Polio Plus
c.    Adherence to all The Rotary Foundation (TRF) and District requirements
d.    The club must be current on all reports, payments and tax filings
e.    Grants Management Seminar (GMS)
1)    At least 2 Club Members must participate in the GMS for the current year to certify club
2)    REQUIRED - members completing grant applications must participate in a GMS.
3)    GMS events for 2023-24 will all be by webinar and are tentatively set for:
4).   You must participate in the entire seminar to get credit.
5).   Additional Details to follow


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