Global Grants

Global grants help to extend the ability of our clubs
in Doing Good in around the World.

Global Grants

Rotary Foundation Global Grants support larger, in¬ternational projects with sustainable, measurable, high-impact out¬comes in one of six areas of focus that correspond to the Foundation’s mission. 

    Peace and conflict resolution/prevention    Disease prevention/treatment
    Water and sanitation                                        Maternal and child health
    Education and basic literacy                           Economic and community development
 
Clubs and districts can either create their own Global Grant Projects in the areas of focus or sponsor Packaged Global Grants developed by The Rotary Foundation in co¬operation with its strategic partners.

Global grants that are developed by clubs and dis¬tricts will receive a match from the Foundation’s World Fund. These grants can also be used to sponsor scholars or vocational training teams.  Districts may not sponsor global grant projects with non-Qualified districts and with non-Qualified clubs.  Global Grants have a minimum World Fund award of US$15,000 and maximum of US$200,000,

The “packaged” global grants will include strategic partnerships with organizations that have expertise in the 6 areas of focus.  For example, a packaged grant project to provide several neighboring villages with access to clean water might be developed by The Rotary Foundation in conjunc¬tion with a nongovernmental organization that addresses clean water issues, which would provide technical exper¬tise or financial support.

APPLICATION REVIEW PROCESS

Proposals and applications are accepted by the Rotary Foundation only through the on-line web portal on a rolling basis throughout the year.  It is strongly suggested that clubs consult with the District Grants Committee throughout the process to help insure the project meets the guidelines established by the FVP and the district.  Even though the proposals and applications are submitted to TRF, the district has final approval of DDF funds requested.

Make a copy of the Rotary Foundation on-line proposal or application and email it to the District Grants Committee. Proposals and applications will be accepted for review throughout the year on a first come first serve basis. However, submitting by April 1 will allow for better DDF planning and allocations for the forthcoming program year(s).

The completed proposal and/or application for a Global Grant will be reviewed by the District Grants Committee. The District Grants Committee will submit recommendations to the program year District Governor and District Foundation Chair for final approval.

EVALUATION PROCESS

• Adherence to the Terms and Conditions for Rotary Foundation Global Grants.
• Qualification of proposing club by the district
• Number of Cooperating Clubs (Cooperating Clubs are those from District 6690 or other districts that contribute funds, personnel or other assets to the project)
• Previous experience of the Host Country Club with Global Grants (The ‘Host Country Club’ is the club in the country (Host Country) in which the project will be conducted and will be the partner with the District 6690 club(s) on the Grant project.)
• Proportion of Club and outside funds that will be contributed to the project in relation to the amount of District Designated Funds requested.
• Extent of support by non-Rotary cooperating organization partners.
• Impact on the community
• Focused planning ensuring success.
• History of per member average giving to the Annual Programs Fund and the Foundation by proposing club.
• Promotion of Rotary awareness globally.

ADDITIONAL ITEMS FOR GLOBAL GRANTS

• Clubs must be compliant on Rotary International dues, District 6690 dues and any other financial obligations outstanding.
• Clubs must be current on all Global Grant reports.
• Minimum overall project size is $30,000
• Minimum contribution by the District 6690 Sponsoring Club and Cooperating Club(s) is $5,000
• Minimum District Global Grant DDF contribution is $5,000
• Minimum contribution by the Host Country Club on the Global Grant is $100
• Proposal and Application must follow all FVP requirements and timelines.
• Club Qualification Plan and Memorandum of Understanding must be current.
• All Global Grants requests can only be submitted through the online process accessed by RI Member Access web portal.
• Guidance from District Grants Committee Chair prior to submitting Global Grant proposal is highly recommended.
• To insure DDF availability, club must send a copy of the Global Grant Proposal to the District Grant Committee Chair PRIOR to submitting to TRF.
• Please note that the Host Country Club and their Host Country District must both be qualified as stated under the FVP and corresponding MOU.

Contacts

John Medeiros  
Global Grant Chair

Gary Vaughn
International Service  Chair

Global Grants Homepage

Rafiki Project
Dr. J. Terrance ‘Terry’ Davis
Resource Coordinator

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Dr. Mel Simon, PDG
Resource Coordinator

Training Dates

Global Grant/Club Certification
Training Seminar

Saturday, April 23, 2016
9:45am-12:00 noon

Zane State College
1555 Newark Rd   Zanesville, OH 43701
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$20 per attendee, includes Continental Breakfast and Box Lunch

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