Grants and projects

Information on how to apply for a grant or attend a Grant Management Seminar

Welcome to the Grants page

This page gives Rotarians details about Foundation Grants and how to get involved. If you are interested in any of the grants please contact the District Grants officer, John Calder, or the District Rotary Foundation Chair, Brian Johnson

All grants must support the mission of the Rotary Foundation to advance world understanding, goodwill and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education and the alleviation of poverty; and all grant-funded projects must involve the active participation of Rotarians.

There are two types of grant:

Global grants for larger projects (minimum $30,000). A global grant project will be within one of the Areas of Focus. Click here for general guidance on the Areas of Focus. Or click on the links below for detailed information on each Area of Focus.

Basic Education and Literacy

Community Economic Development

Disease Prevention and Treatment

Peace Building and Conflict Prevention

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

Protecting the Environment

Click here for more detailed general information on global grants.

Sustainability is a key requirement for Global Grants. Click here for specific information about sustainability. Global grants require a community needs assessment. Click here for the most recent guidance.

Global Grants can also be used to support Scholarships and Vocational Training Teams.

For District Grants look at the page link on the right.

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Grants and projects pages:

District Grants

more All you need to know about District Grants - what they can be used for and how to apply

District 1010 Grants - 2023

more Information on sort of grants awarded in the last year

Grant Management Seminars

more Information about GMS in 2024

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Foundation Document Library



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The Rotary Foundation

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