Rotary District 5100

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What are District Grants?

District  Grants may  be used for local community or international projects. They  are intended for smaller projects and do not require an international partner,  but still requires active Rotarian involvement.

Who can apply?

Any qualified Rotary Club in  District 5100 in good standing with District 5100 and Rotary  International. Good standing means RI  and District dues are current and there are no delinquent reports on previous  grants. A club may apply for grants  ranging from $250 to $2,000 of District Grant Funds in a Rotary Year, depending  on the availability of Funds.

How to apply for a District Grant:

District grant applications are done through the District Database: DACdb.

Click here for Directions on Applying for a District Grant and filing a Final Report 2016-17
Click here for the Final Report’s  Income and Expenditure Report for District Grant (doc)
2017-18 DISTRICT GRANT INFORMATION:

 

2016-17 DISTRICT GRANT INFORMATION:

2016-17 District 5100 Grant Handbook (pdf)
Rotary Club and Non-Rotarian Organization MOU  (doc)

2015-16 DISTRICT GRANT INFORMATION:

2015-16 Club Listing of DDF Match  (pdf)
Schedule of Two Year Per Capita Giving for 2015-16 (pdf)
Rotary Club and Non-Rotarian Organization MOU  (doc)
Income and Expenditure Report for District Grant (doc)

 

What are the requirements of  a District Grant?

      • District Grant projects must promote Rotary Awareness;
      • District Grant projects must require active Rotarian involvement;
      • District Grant Funds must benefit at least six individuals except  in the case of scholarships;  provide a service to persons in need and/or be for a humanitarian purpose (i.e. to improve the health, safety, or well-being of the citizens of a community);
      • District Grant projects must adhere to the fund management and  stewardship guidelines as set out in the Club Memorandum of Understanding (MOU);
      • District Grant projects must be short term in nature and completed within 12 months of approval;
      • District Grant projects may  be carried out in any country including non-Rotary countries, with the  exception of Iran, North Korea and any countries added by TRF;
      • All projects must be publicly identified as a Rotary  Project;
      • District Grant projects must not directly benefit a Rotarian, an employee of a club, district or other Rotary  entity or of Rotary International, or a spouse, lineal descendant, a spouse of a lineal descendant, or an  ancestor of any living Rotarian or Rotary employee;
      • District Grant Funds should not be used for existing projects, or used to reimburse  applicants for projects already initiated or  completed, or fund the operational expenses of  another organization;
      • District Grant Funds must not be used to fund the on-going projects of a Rotary club or district.  (This does not preclude the replication of successful projects that will benefit additional communities or  extended to new groups of people);

Timeline to Apply for a District Grant

Bob Brandon, 2015-16 District Grants Chair at  between July 1 and August 15, 2016. District Grants are available between $250  and $2,000.

Clubs will be notified as their application(s) are approved, and work on any project can commence thereafter.   Funds for grant projects will be disbursed by D5100 after the District 5100 Block Grant has been received from The Rotary Foundation.

If an approved application is withdrawn, the District Grant funds earmarked for the  project will go back in the Block Grant pool, and further applications will be  accepted on a first come, first served basis until all the District Block Grant funds have been used in the Rotary year.

District Match

In 2016-17, clubs with at  least a $100/per capita of Annual Fund Giving over the prior two years will receive a district:club match of 1:1;  clubs under $100/per capita of Annual Fund Giving will receive a district:club match of 0.5:1:

Final  Report for a District Grant

The project must be completed and the final report  submitted within 12 months of approval or within 30 days of completion of the project. No further grant applications  will be accepted until the delinquent final report is submitted. If a club fails to submit a final report in a  timely manner, it may be required to reimburse the District Grant funds back to District 5100.

 

 

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