General Information
All grant applications to district 5440 are now done online through the website www.matchinggrants.org   There are no more planning forms.
  • For district grants and centennial grants, the complete application is done on www.matchinggrants.org
  • If your club has met the $50/capita donation to the Rotary Foundation Annual Fund in 2016/17 and you have entered Annual Fund goals for 2017/18 you may apply for all three types of grants (district, Centennial, global)
  • If your club has not met the $50/capita donation requirement, you can still apply for a Centennial 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.
 
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)
  • International global grants $12,500 (funds from clubs will be matched 2 to 1)
  • Local global grants $10,000 (club needs to provide $4,000)
 
District grant deadlines
  • June 5, 2017  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 2017-18 Rotary year on the application
  • Applications will be reviewed in June and paid in the month of July
  • Be sure to use the 2017-18 Rotary year on the application
  • Applications will be reviewed in June, August, October and December and paid in the month following the review
 
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/
  • Proposals for a local global grant must be submitted on the global grant side of matchinggrants.org by December 1, 2017.  There will be only one local global grant in the district.  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.