The Rotary Club of Doylestown is seeking proposals from local organizations for Community Grants.


ImageThe grants are designed to meet outstanding needs in local organizations that provide services which benefit the citizens of Doylestown & the surrounding communities.  Each organization may submit one request only. The Doylestown Rotary will evaluate all requests and make grants ranging up to $3,000. The grant recipients will be announced at the end of March. 

Submission DEADLINE is January 31, 2017


The needs of the organization can include capital improvements or the implementation of an activity, but may not be used for ongoing requirements and may not supplement payroll for existing staff.

The grants will be presented at the Doylestown Rotary's "Four Way Test" Awards Breakfast held Wednesday April 26, 2017 at the Doylestown County Club.
The Request for Proposal can be downloaded by clicking here. 


Proposal Guidelines

Grants are awarded based on adherence to these guidelines, feasibility, soundness, cost efficiency, and contribution to the mission of the community organization. A concise, one page proposal is requested, in no case should the proposal extend beyond two typewritten pages.

Prepare proposals using MS Word with the following information:

  1. Executive Summary – A one-paragraph summary of the project and cost.
  2. Description of Your Organization – A one-paragraph summary of the organization.
  3. Background Information – One or two paragraphs describing the need that will be addressed, the target group to benefit from the project, and the planned project location.
  4. Program/Project Description – One or two paragraphs describing the project, its goals and objectives. Useful information includes timelines, benchmarks, and the desired outcome.
  5. Budget Narrative – One paragraph with overall costs of the project, funding needed, and expected contributions. Specify non-cash resources (volunteers, materials, etc).

 Submission DEADLINE is January 31, 2017

Submit proposals by email (Microsoft Word or PDF) to of the Doylestown Rotary Club no later than January 31, 2017. Grant recipients are notified at the end of March, and grants are awarded at the Rotary "Four Way Test" Awards Breakfast on Wednesday April 26, 2017.