Instructions to Applicants

The Rotary Club of Madison - Breakfast created a foundation in the year 2000 to provide funds for worthy charitable causes. Although small, our endowment is gradually growing. In the past few years, our financial position has allowed us to give two to five grants in most years, ranging from $150 to $500. As our members continue to provide donations, we may be able to increase our grants.

We invite Section 501(c)(3) organizations and other non-profit, charitable organizations that support our mission, to apply for a grant from the Rotary Club of Madison - Breakfast Foundation, Inc. Our Articles of Incorporation specify that grants will be used for charitable, educational or scientific purposes, consistent with the mission of Rotary International. Organizations may apply from March 1 to April 30 each year. Award decisions are made by the Foundation's board no later than June 30.

Applicants should provide information in writing describing

  • your organization and its mission, 
  • the amount of funding requested, 
  • the specific purpose for which the grant will be used and its benefits, and 
  • how this project will support the mission of Rotary International (see below).

In addition, please specify the name of the organization as it should appear on the check if a grant is awarded, and the name and address of the individual to whom the check should be mailed.

Applications should be mailed no later than April 30 to the Foundation President, Bruce Harville, at the address shown below or emailed to Any questions may be emailed to the same address.

Rotary Club of Madison-Breakfast, Foundation, Inc.
c/o Bruce Harville
4313 Herrick Lane
Madison, WI 53711
EIN: 39-2008818

The Mission of Rotary International

The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.

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Grant Application Instructions