(refer to Downloads/Grants for all applications and information)
- Are for smaller local community projects.
- Require active Rotarian participation.
- Minimum grant $1000.
- Limited to $2,500 matching club $1.00 for $1.00.
- Payment to club on completion and the provision of a report in a satisfactory form.
- Are for International projects that do not qualify for a global grant.
- Require an international partner that can be a Rotary District, a Rotary Club or a third party. Preference to Rotary partners.
- Grant limited up to $6,000 matching clubs 50 cents in the club dollar.
- I.e. Total project cost, say, $15,000, Club contribution $10,000, District Designated Funds @ 50% is $5,000
- Club accountable for funds management in line with Memorandum of Understanding.
- Up to 50% may be paid in advance.
Examples of District Grants
District Local Community Grants
- Garden for McAuley House in Melbourne.
- Funding a protective fence at a children’s playground in Caulfield.
- Playground equipment for autistic school in Melbourne.
- Business partnership mentoring project for asylum seekers.
- School kitchen garden project planting fruit trees in Auburn.
- Refurbishing functional hearing aids for the needy.
- Silk/Miller scholarship for adolescent health.
- Refitting a community bus to help and feed the homeless.
- Community carols in the park.
District International Grants
- Books for kindergartens in East Timor.
- Water project in the Philippines.
- School support in Laos.
- Dam construction in Cambodia.
- Refurbishment of a community kitchen in Timor Leste.
- Provision of furniture and teacher needs to a school in Cambodia.
- Redrilling of a well to provide clean water in East Timor.
- Health and oral hygiene in Ethiopia.
- School supplies and renovations in Tonga.
- Provision of medical services in Cambodia.