ClubNewletter October 2016 FB

FOUNDATION DISTRICT & GLOBAL GRANTS on FIRE!

Rotary Foundation grants support Rotarians’ efforts to change lives and serve communities. District Grants are block grants available annually that enables clubs and districts to address immediate needs in their communities and abroad. District Grants are a maximum of $4,000 per club. Projects need to be completed in one year with the moneys to be spent in the same year the grant was requested. District Grants recipients are required to complete an application form and a Memorandum of Understanding, with proper signatures emailed to District5810grants@gmail.com. Moneys will be reimbursed after the project is completed. The final report with receipts and pictures are emailed to District5810grants@gmail.com All forms and detailed information is available at www.rotary5810.org. Completed District 5810 grant applications for Rotary Year 2017-2018 are due by July 31, 2017. F or District Grant questions contact Erin Mudie, District Grants Chair at District5810grants@gmail.com “We should not live for ourselves alone, but for the joy in doing good for others.” — Arch C. Klumph The Arch Klumph Society, named after the sixth president of Rotary, was established to acknowledge and recognize The Rotary Foundation’s highest tier of donors — those who have contributed $250,000 or more during their lifetime. Bill Slicker, Rotary District 5810 Governor Nominee Designate and Foundation Chair, is one of a few members in our district.

Global Grants offer clubs and districts opportunities to participate in strategically focused, high-impact activities. Global Grants have a minimum budget of $30,000 up to a maximum of $200,000. Projects are completed over multiple years with moneys to be spent spread over the years to complete the project. A Global Grant project must first be approved by the District Governor to determine what funds are available. Applying for a Global Grant is an online Grant Application Tool process to be completed at www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/rotary- foundation. For Global Grant questions contact DGNE Bill Slicker, Foundation Chair at billslicker@gmail.com

We are proud to announce the addition of 59 new members this Rotary year and we are not stopping! With 65 clubs, that brings us to a total of 2724 Rotarians and growing… We’re excited! This Rotary year there’s going to be a lot of new things happening with a lot of opportunities to serve our community. Randy Watkins, Membership Chair, Uptown Rotary Club. For more information on how to grow membership and how to retain members, contact randy.watkins@academymortgage.com

Membership on Fire!

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