Rotary Club of Frederick Service Partnership Grant Application (October 1 - October 27, 2020)
The Rotary Club of Frederick, through its Community Foundation-held Rotary Club of Frederick First Century Trust Fund and through its own fundraising efforts, provides Service Partnership Grants to nonprofits providing impactful services in Frederick County. The Community Foundation of Frederick County administers the grant application and reporting processes. The application is open from October 1, 2020 through October 27, 2020.
The Rotary Club of Frederick desires to create service partnerships with Frederick County organizations whose missions enhance our local communities. In 2021, a total of $60,000 will be available to nonprofits.
APPLY FOR SERVICE PARTNERSHIP GRANT
To be eligible for consideration, Rotary Service Partner applicants must:
- Be an established 501c3 organization;
- Provide services in Frederick County;
- Demonstrate a compelling need in the community which the program or project will address;
- Be willing to accept partial funding;
- Have a mission that is aligned with one of the following service areas:
Basic Education and Literacy
Peace and Conflict Resolution
Community Health and Wellness, to include:
Substance Use Disorder
Maternal Child Health
ACEs (Adverse Childhood Experiences)
Children and Families
Affordable Housing/Homelessness Prevention
Completed applications must be received by October 27, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. Applications received after this deadline will not be eligible for consideration.
Successful Service Partnership Grant applicants will be notified no later than December 3, 2020.
Grants monies must be expended within the 2021 calendar year. An interim report will be due by July 15, 2021 and a final report will be due by January 31, 2022.
Questions about the online grant application may be directed to: [email protected]
Questions about the Rotary's priorities and programs may be directed to Rotary's Grant Committee Chair, Pat Hanberry: [email protected]
How Does The Grant Application Process Work?
Frederick County based organizations submit their grant applications through our online system, within the specified application period. The Grants Committee, comprised of board members and other community volunteers with specific expertise, review the applications and make funding recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Our team will then help the receiving organization put its grant into motion.