ROTARY CLUB OF POINT WEST-SACRAMENTO

MISSION OBJECTIVE

The mission and objective of the Grant Review Committee shall be to actively investigate, identify, and distribute grants to children’s benevolent organizations in the greater Sacramento Area consistent with the objectives and purpose of the Rotary Club of Point West - Sacramento. The Grant Review Committee may also consider requests from benevolent organizations other than those benefiting children and make appropriate recommendation to the Board of Directors.
 
Definition:  A children’s benevolent organization for the purpose of being considered for a Rotary Club of Point West – Sacramento grant is any 501(c)(3) organization whose primary function is to benefit the health, education, welfare and safety of children and which demonstrates a genuine financial need in those specific areas, and is without finances or resources to meet those specific needs.
 

OPERATING GUIDELINES

All grant awards and recommendations shall be made in accordance with operating principles, guidelines and priorities that are established by the Rotary Club of Point West - Sacramento Board of Directors and its Grant Review Committee.  In general, funding requests are NOT considered for:
1.  General operations (operating expenses)
2.  Special events and/or sponsorships
 

GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD

The fiscal year runs July 1st to June 30th annually. There are two grant cycles each fiscal year. 
 
Applications will be accepted during the following periods:
July 1 to October 1
January 1 to April 1
 
The allocated charitable budget for the fiscal term shall be divided between the December and June disbursement periods.
 
 

GRANT APPLICATION PROCEDURES

All grant applications shall be submitted electronically and shall:
  1. Have an active Rotary Club of Point West-Sacramento member who will serve as an advocate/sponsor of the grant Understand that failure to fully complete grant application instructions may result in rejection for due diligence and award consideration
  2. Be submitted using the approved application form, including the required documentation of charitable status and other documents requested in the application instructions
  3. Have an assigned contact person available to respond to the committee’s due diligence activities
  4. Agree, if notified of a grant award, to send representative to a mutually agreed upon Rotary Club of Point West – Sacramento meeting (Dante Club –Fridays at 7:15 a.m.) to participate in a check presentation before our club’s Rotarians