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Rotary in Gloucester Community Awards are organised by the four Rotary Clubs in the city – Gloucester, Rotary@Kingsholm, Gloucester Severn, and Gloucester Quays.
The aim of the Community Awards programme is to support organisations within the city area with a small grant which ‘will make a real difference’. This is a small grants programme with awards of up to a maximum of £500.
2018 is the fourth year of this small grants programme and we have been greatly encouraged by the way small injections of cash have made a real and lasting differences to the running of community organisations in the city.
What is “ Rotary in Gloucester “ ?
In Gloucester there are four Rotary Clubs which are members of the worldwide network of 1.2 million members in 35,727 clubs operating in 200 countries throughout the world. In the UK there are 1,750 Clubs Rotary consists of inspired men and women who translate their passions into relevant social causes, to improve lives in communities. The four Rotary Clubs in Gloucester are working together to provide small grants for local community projects.
Rotary’s mission is simply to serve others; to give something back; to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace by utilising the skills, talents and energy of our members collectively.
· We want to bring about positive change in our neighbourhoods by fostering and building strong communities
· We want to provide opportunities that will improve lives
· We want to help eradicate poverty, hunger and preventable disease across the world
Our motto, Service Above Self, exemplifies the humanitarian spirit of Rotary members worldwide – to serve the community and put its needs before the member’s own.
For more information about the four Rotary Clubs in Gloucester, please see the following websites:
Gloucester Severn: https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=604
Gloucester Quays: https://www.rotary-ribi.org/clubs/homepage.php?ClubID=2068
or search Google: “Gloucester Rotary 602”; Rotary@Kingsholm; Gloucester Severn Rotary; Gloucester Quays Rotary.
Community Award Application criteria
The total amount of funding that the 4 Rotary Clubs are likely to have available for this Awards programme is approximately £10,000.00.
The maximum award to any one organisation is £500 and no application will be considered to be too small.
Priority will be given to projects promoted by small groups / organisations that:
· Offer value for money by involving a good number of beneficiaries
· Work with vulnerable or disadvantaged children or adults
· Work in a deprived Gloucester community
Applications for salaries will not be considered.
The funding is open to registered charities, voluntary organisations and community groups whose work benefits local residents or communities in the City. The organisation does not necessarily have to be office based in the City.
Application Process and Submission
· Interested groups/organisations should complete the attached application form and return by 5.00pm, Thursday 19th April 2018.
Click here for the application form
· Applicants will need to provide a copy of their latest accounts/financial statement and a copy of their constitution / governing document.
o NOTE:- Failure to enclose either or both of these documents would disqualify the application
· Please do not enclose any additional paperwork – we will contact you if any other documents are required
· If you have any queries about this programme or the completing the application form, please contact 07541 356921
· Your completed application should ideally be returned by email to:
· Or if posting send to:-
o The Rotary Community Awards, 130 Estcourt Road, Gloucester, GL1 3LH
Assessment and Decision Making
1. Applications will be logged on receipt and checked for their eligibility to apply
2. Applications will then be assessed by a panel from all 4 Rotary Clubs
3. Successful applicants will be notified by 25 May 2018 and be invited to attend a meeting to celebrate the awards on Friday 15 June 2018. This event will be held at The Wall’s Club, Hammond Way, Barnwood, Gloucester, GL4.3HG starting promptly at 12.15 pm
4. Successful applicants agree to use the Rotary logo on publicity and promotion for their project and to submit a report on progress/impact of the project
The decision of the Rotary Clubs will be final and no correspondence will be entered into whatsoever.
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