GRANTS PROGRAMS

There are two primary type grants under the Future Vision Structure - District Grants and Global Grants. A third grant type is Packaged Grants that are predefined by The Rotary Foundation. The concept behind this change is to simplify the grant process. Prior Rotary Foundation programs are still possible but will not have a specially defined category of grant award. Keys to Success - A Checklist

In order to create the most good with The Rotary Foundation funds, there is an emphasis on Six Areas of Focus.

Six Areas of Focus

Peace & conflict prevention/resolution

Disease prevention & treatment

Water & sanitation

Maternal & child health

Basic education & literacy

Economic & community development

Global Grants are required to address at least one of these six areas of focus - also recommended for district grants. Developing Eligible Projects & Activities Within the Areas of Focus

Grants should also demonstrate sustainability (PDF) of the impact of the project once the Rotarian involvement is complete.

Global Gants require Community Needs Assessment and Demonstration. Click here for more information about CNA) of local community buy-in.

All grant-funded activity follows eligibility requirements in the Terms and Conditions for Rotary Foundation District Grants and Global Grants

The grant structure is designed to allow clubs and districts more flexibility in creating grants that will further the mission of The Rotary Foundation within the areas of focus. Grant Management Manual, 2012 edition, will assist in applying for grants.

Clubs must become qualified to be eligible to receive District and/or Global Grants.

Decision Trees: How to Decide Which Grant Program is the Appropriate One for Your Project

The following links assist you in determining if a project qualifies for either a Global Grant or a District Grant.