General Information
 
 
All grant applications to district 5440 are done online through the website www.matchinggrants.org
  • For district grants, centennial grants and rigrants (Rotaract/Interact) grants, the complete application is done on www.matchinggrants.org
  • Centennial grants must be for local projects and only one application per club will be accepted.
  • This year 15 Centennial grants, called Literacy Centennial grants, will be for reserved for literacy projects.
  • There will be 3 ri grants offered this year.
  • If your club has met the $50/capita donation to the Rotary Foundation Annual Fund in 2017/18 and you have entered Annual Fund goals for 2018/19 you may apply for all four types of grants (district, Centennial, ri, global)
  • If your club has not met the $50/capita donation requirement, you can still apply for a Centennial grant, a Literacy Centennial grant or an ri grant as long as you have entered an Annual Fund goal on Rotary Club Central.
  • For global grants, the proposal to request funds from the district is done on www.matchinggrants.org  The grant application is still done on the Rotary Foundation site.
 
Please watch the appropriate training video prior to applying.
  • District and Centennial grants click here https://youtu.be/LRPy11DYnpk
  • Global grants click here https://youtu.be/HQmjn-AfzXE
 
Maximum amounts provided by district 5440
  • District grants $4,000 (funds from club will be matched 2 to 1)
  • Centennial grants $1,000 per club participating (funds from club will be matched 2 to 1)
  • Literacy Centennial grants $1,000 per club participating (funds from club matched 2 to 1)
  • ri grants $500 per club participating (funds from club will be matched 2 to 1)
  • International global grants $12,500 (funds from clubs will be matched 2 to 1)
 
District grant deadlines
  • June 4, 2018  District Grants: Complete application including budget and signatures
            click here to go to the web site http://www.matchinggrants.org/district/
  • Be sure to use the 2018-19 Rotary year on the application
  • Applications will be reviewed in June and paid in the month of July
  • October 1, 2018 Centennial Grants, Literacy Centennial Grants and ri grants: Complete application including budget and signatures click here to go to the web site http://www.matchinggrants.org/district/
  • Be sure to use the 2018-19 Rotary year on the application
  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will be paid within two weeks of approval.
  • December 3, 2018 If funds are still available, a second round of applications for District and Centennial grants will be accepted.
 
 
Global grant timeline
  • Proposals for funds from district 5440 for international global grants may be submitted at any time but should be done on the global grant side of matchinggrants.org before submitting the application on the Rotary Foundation site click here to go to the web site http://www.matchinggrants.org/global/
 
Help with applications
Be sure to contact your district grants committee representative for help with your application.  To find the contact information for your representative go to the district web site at www.rotary5440.org and under the Grants/Foundation Info menu click on Grant Committee Members Contact information.  You will be asked to sign in to the web site first.