The Rotary Foundation at work
The Foundation supports the projects and programmes of Rotary Clubs in three distinct ways:
  • Grants to Rotary projects developed by Rotary clubs and Rotarians within their communities and internationally;
  • Grants to global scale projects developed by Rotary International which Rotary Clubs and Rotarians can participate in, using the grants available;
  • Vocational and Peace Scholarships. In our district , we focus on graduate level programmes.
 
Grants
The Rotary Foundation offers two types of grants: District Grants and Global Grants.

Rotary Foundation District Grants are block grants made available to districts to fund community and international service projects. District Grants allow Rotarians to respond quickly to urgent needs, and to plan smaller projects both in their communities and abroad, that fit within the mission of The Rotary Foundation. Clubs will be advised when funds are available for these purposes.
 
The tables below show the District Grants made this year and the immediate past year.
 
Rotary Foundation Global Grants support larger humanitarian and educational projects with sustainable, high-impact outcomes; as well as scholars and vocational training teams in one of the following six areas of focus.
 
In these pages, we highlight some important programmes and projects in the district and which are supported by Foundation grants. Of these, PolioPlus,  the most ambitious programme in Rotary’s history, is the volunteer arm of the global partnership dedicated to eradicating polio. You can read more here.
 
For Intending Scholars
 
District Grants Awarded for 2017-18 year
All clubs who applied have been advised of the outcome. See them here
 
Club Projects Supported by Grants in 2016-17
The projects shown in the table are a mix of both local community projects within the district and international projects with partners.
 
Club:
Project Description
Area of Focus
Eastern Hutt
 Music for life/Alzheimers
 Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
Eastern Hutt
 Parkinsons Society
 Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
Feilding
 Gillies McIndoe research equipment
 Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
Hutt City
 Technology forum/ High School students
 Basic Education & Literacy
Levin
 Early Childhood hygiene education
 Basic Education & Literacy
 & Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
Levin
 Chromebooks for students
 Basic Education & Literacy
Makino
 Dictionaries in  schools
 Basic Education & Literacy
Marton
 Surgical equipment/Samoa
 Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
NP North+NPWest
 Ultrasound machine
 Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
Plimmerton
 Svey Rieng University Scholarship
 Basic Education & Literacy
Plimmerton
 Support the Shine Porirua Literacy Programme
 
Port Nicholson
 Ambulance fit out
 Disease Prevention &
 Treatment
Terrace End
 Dictionaries in Schools
 Basic Education & Literacy
 
 
RI challenge to Rotarians in 2017-18
See what's happening in the District and add your event here.
 
For Rotarians
For information on how the Foundation operates, how Rotarians (and Friends) fund the Foundation and important annual operating information about grant applications and timelines, please go [here].
For any projects that may have an international focus, Rotarians in D9940 should read this document: Planning International Projects first.