Apply for Grants

Note: To help respond to the global COVID-19 crisis, the Rotary Foundation is offering several options that Rotarians can use to help care for and protect people in their own communities and others around the world. Learn more. Download a PDF about grant options.

The Rotary Foundation offers grants that support a wide variety of projects, scholarships, and training that Rotary members are doing around the world. Explore the grant types and find one that's right for your project. Start and manage your application at the new Rotary Grant Center.

Read a summary of the 2018-19 grant model evaluation.

District Grants

District grants fund small-scale, short-term activities that address needs in your community and communities abroad.

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Global Grants

Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in Rotary's areas of focus.

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Programs of Scale Grants

Programs of scale grants are Rotary Foundation grants that benefit a large number of people or a significant geographical area.

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Disaster response grants

Disaster response grants support relief and recovery efforts in areas that have been affected by natural disaster.

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Clubs and districts must become qualified in order to receive grant funding from The Rotary Foundation.

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