2019 Call for Grant Applications

The Louisville Rotary Club announces its annual call for grant applications. Rotary prides itself on service above self and building goodwill and better friendships for the benefit of the community.  

In a one page application, please answer the following:

Section 1: Describe the project scope and specific need from Rotary.

Section 2: Describe how the project will build goodwill within the Louisville community.

Section 3: Describe how the project will be beneficial to the Louisville community.

Sections 1-3 will be graded on a scale of 1-5, with the highest scoring proposals selected. Funding will be awarded by December 1st, 2019.

Please provide your contact information and indicate if there is a member of Rotary who can provide further information, if necessary.  

Applications must be submitted by October 15th, 2019 to:
Barb DeJacimo: ddejacimo@gmail.com; questions 330-581-4322
or Don Israel: stier-Israel@neo.rr.com;
or David Yeagley: davidyeagley@prodigy.net


Below is for Rotary-Club use only!

Inner Club timing procedures for Grants
April The President of Louisville Rotary shall appoint a Community Grant Committee to review the grant proposals. 
April Budget The Grant committee will work closely with the Treasurer to determine the amount of money to give as grants for the current calendar year.  The committee will suggest this amount to the club.
May During the May business meeting the club will vote on the amount.    
June/July We will then advertise the grants via the Louisville Herald, and Facebook.
Aug Sept From Sept. 15 thru Oct. 15th we will accept grant applications.
Oct Late in Oct. the committee will meet and decide the finalists and how much each will receive..
Nov At business meeting in November, the club will see the list of finalists and either vote it up or down.  Upon approval of the club members, the President shall notify each organization of their grant award with a letter stating the amount of the award. President will also notify the losers.
Dec The chairman will follow up to make sure the the Grant checks will be written before December 20th of each year simply to keep the income and the expenses in the same accounting year.