For the 2014/2015 year District 5400 has $27,365 of funds to distribute for the block grant to our clubs.  This year’s deadline to apply is August 31st, 2014.  There are step by step instructions on the district web site, under the grants tab, on how to apply.  Also please visit the web site, under district grants, to see what projects are being completed all over the world and in our district.
Here are a few bullets on the District Block Grant:   
  • District Projects may be local or international
  • Maximum grant request $5,000
  • One Project per club
  • Clubs must have skin in the game (Clubs must have some money into the project)
  • The Greater the Rotarian involvement, the larger the community impact, the better the chances of approval
  • No club scholarships.
  • District Grant projects shall align with the mission of The Rotary Foundation
  • District Grant activities shall comply with the Terms and conditions for the Rotary Foundation
  • Grants may not be used to reimburse clubs for activities and expenses already completed or in progress. 
Please start thinking about powerful projects for your club and community and submit the grant application on line, no later than August 31st, 2014.