Rotary Club of Santa Monica to Give Grants to Local Non-Profits

Santa Monica Daily Press | November 14, 2018

The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is part of a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change- across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. In the spirit of year-round giving, the Rotary Club of Santa Monica regularly awards community and youth grants. These grants are available for non-profit organizations serving Santa Monica residents and community. Awards range from $500 to $3,500 and are limited to sustainable projects, such as equipment purchases and materials for building improvements. Funds will not be allocated for operations, marketing, events, or labor. Non-profit organizations may apply annually for funding. To qualify, organizations must provide proof of non-profit 501(c) (3) status and verify that funds awarded will benefit Santa Monica residents. Organizations may apply annually for awards from the Community and Youth Grant Committee. However, we limit funding to no more than three grant awards issued to any one organization during any five-year period. Our objective is to provide necessary support to as many worthy organizations as possible.

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