Local youths learn about a local community garden which received a grant for the Rotary Club of Summit County.
Rotary Club of Summit County
Local Grants Committee
Policies & Procedures for Rotary Local Grant Submittal
The objective of the Local Grants Committee is to encourage and foster the ideals of service above self as a basis of worthy enterprise. To promote this objective, the Rotary Club of Summit County will make donations and contributions to worthwhile causes, individuals and organizations.
The Rotary Club of Summit County is a service Club committed to serving others. Donations and contributions will be made according to the following guidelines and within the limits of the Club’s budget and finances. As a part of the budgeting process the Board of Directors will determine the amount of funds available during the coming year for donations and contributions to worthy individuals and organizations.
Any organization or individual may request a monetary contribution. Rotary Local Grants are designed to benefit local residents and/or the community of Summit County. The following will be considered when evaluating the merits and amount of any contribution:
Contributions may be requested:
Contributions will not be made to the following:
Recommendations for funding will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
Individuals or organizations wishing monetary contributions from the Club must submit all requests in writing following the guidelines set forth in the “Rotary Local Grants” criteria.
The Local Grants Committee will review the applications on a calendar quarter basis in March, June, September and December. Applications shall be submitted by the 1st day of the review month to be considered for funding.
The Local Grants Chairman will notify the individual or organization of the award or denial. If the request is approved, the Rotary Local Grants Committee will request a signed contract to ensure that the funding is used as stated in the application.
Once the signed contract is received back to the Local Grants Chairman, the funds will be released.
The Local Grants Committee will comply with the above procedures, time frame and schedules. However, in the event that an applicant is unable to complete the application within the described time schedule, or far enough in advance of date the funds are needed; efforts will be made to expedite the application through the process.
Rotary Club of Summit County
Local Grant Application Format
Applications will be reviewed quarterly and shall be submitted on or before the 1st day of the March, June, September or December and at least 60 days prior to date the funds required. Exceptions will be considered for time sensitive requests. Decisions on applications for funding will be made by the Committee and returned to the applicant in writing.
Please include the following information as your application:
Name of Project:
Organization or individual requesting funds:
Brief description of project:
Who and how many people will benefit:
Time frame for project and completion:
Total cost of project:
Amount requested from Rotary:
Other sources of funding:
If possible, how do you plan to provide feedback to the Rotary Club:
Possible recognition and benefit to the Rotary Club of Summit County:
All donations must be consistent with the following Rotary Club 4-way test:
1) Is it the truth?
2) Is it fair to all concerned?
3) Will it build goodwill and better friendships?
4) Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Please submit applications to:
PO Box 1607
Dillon, CO 80435-1607
*If questions please email us.