Club Service Lane

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Lane Chair: Jacque Grenning



The service projects committee develops and implements educational, humanitarian, and vocational service projects that help your community and communities in other countries.



The service projects committee has the following responsibilities:

Achieving club service project goals for the coming year (see Service Projects Section of the Planning Guide for Effective Rotary Clubs )

Conducting a needs assessment of the community and the club (see Service Projects

Guidelines, A Balanced Program of Service, and Fundraising)

Planning service projects using club, district, and RI resources and ensuring that promotion is planned (see Service Projects Guidelines)

Implementing service projects and involving all club members (see Service Projects Guidelines)

Evaluating all service projects and using the fi ndings to strengthen future service projects

"Service Above Self" is Rotary's principal motto. All Rotarians are responsible for carrying out service projects that improve the quality of life in their community and communities around the world.

A successful service project

  • Has specific, realistic goals with measurable results
  • Responds to identified needs
  • Incorporates the abilities of those served
  • Recognizes the importance of all participants' contributions
  • Uses available resources effectively
  • Builds networks for future service projects

Find out how to start and fund a project, and download project resources.

Rotary clubs also can provide service through youth programs such as Rotary Youth Exchange and Rotaract. Learn more.