Over the years, the Rotary Club of Morgan Hill has supported those in need, both locally and around the world. Once again the Rotary Club of Morgan Hill through its Community and Hearts of Rotary grant programs is aiding local organizations through 37 grants totaling $32,000. 

A record number of 60 grant applications were submitted this year. Applicants were notified of their grants on November 19 and  grant awards will be issued in December. Recipients of this year's awards will be recognized the Rotary Club of Morgan Hill's March 18, 2020 club meeting at 12 noon at Morgan Hill Community Cultural Center.

Recipients of this year's awards:

Ann Sobrato High School (Morgan Hill Unified School District)
California Antique +B20 Aircraft Museum, Inc. (Wings of History Air Museum)
Centennial Recreation Senior Center
Community Solutions for Children Families and Individuals (2 grants)
Discovery Counseling Center
EAH Housing- Cochrane Morgan Hill
Edward Boss Prado Foundation
El Toro Health Science Academy Yearbook Club
Friends of the Morgan Hill Library
Gilroy Compassion Center (Morgan Hill FOCUS Safe Park program)
Leadership Morgan Hill
Learning and Loving Education Center
Lewis H. Britton Middle School (Morgan Hill Unified School District)
Literary Legacies
Loaves & Fishes Family Kitchen
Martha's Kitchen
Martin Murphy Middle School (Morgan Hill Unified School District)
Morgan Hill Aquatic Foundation
Morgan Hill Art School
Morgan Hill Grange 408
Morgan Hill Historical Society
Morgan Hill Peace Project
One Step Closer Therapeutic Riding
Operation Freedom Paws
PA Walsh (Morgan Hill Unified School District)
Paradise Valley-Machado Home and School Association
Poppy Jasper International Film Festival
Rebekah Children's Services
South County Cal-SOAP
South Valley Civic Theatre
South Valley Science and Engineering Fair
South Valley Symphony
The Grateful Garment Project
The Health Trust
Town Cats of Morgan Hill
Wildlife Education and Rehabilitation Center


Online applications for next year's grant cycle will be accepted between July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020. Grant applications will be available at https://portal.clubrunner.ca/6773/sitepage/community-grants. Eligible grant applicants must be philanthropic organizations that provide benefits to the Morgan Hill community. Grants must be used within the Morgan Hill Community as defined by the boundaries of the Morgan Hill Unified School District and are typically granted in amounts from $250 to $2,500. 

Over its history, Morgan Hill Rotarians have made a profound, cumulative, albeit immeasurable impact on our local community. The Rotary Club of Morgan Hill has been the recipient of the Rotary International Presidential Citation for distinguished service and has served the Morgan Hill community now for over 60 years. Morgan Hill Rotarians represent every facet of the community. They, and the Rotarians before them, have been integral in leading and maintaining the vivid community spirit of “Service Above Self” in Morgan Hill.

The Rotary Club of Morgan Hill is part of  Rotary International, a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers in over 200 countries who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. For more than 110 years, Rotary’s people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to act on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, Rotarians are always working to better our world, and stay committed to the end.