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Rotary GR Community Impact Grant


The Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation offers up to $100,000 to the Greater Grand Rapids Community to Make an Impact!

The Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation announces a new, one-time opportunity to apply for a Community Impact Grant! It is soliciting applications for this major grant until July 15, 2021.

To obtain the application click -> Community Impact Grant Application

To learn more, please watch this video: Community Impact Grant Video


Print the application and use as many pages as needed to provide the required information.  Please email the application and all documentation to or mail to the address listed below.

Thanks to funds provided by the Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation, up to $100,000 will be available for application by 501(c)3 organizations in the Greater Grand Rapids area. Organizations are encouraged to apply by mail or online, submitting a proposal summary, project cost, activities and how your project will make a significant impact in our Community.

Among the criteria is alignment with one or more of Rotary’s seven areas of focus:

. Peace and conflict prevention / resolution
. Disease prevention and treatment
. Water and sanitation
. Maternal and child health
. Basic education and literacy
. Economic and community development
. The environment

Rotarian Derek Aten, leader of the special Community Impact Grant Task Force, states “Rotary stands with our community to address common goals in ways that are inclusive and equitable through volunteerism, service and resources. Our goal with this major grant is to make a significant difference in our community.”

Funded by the Rotary Charities Foundation, the Community Impact Grant advances the mission of the Foundation to support charitable, scientific, literary and educational purposes. The Foundation exists to support local and international non-profit projects and programs that align with its primary focus areas of health, education and youth programs.

Please submit your completed application by July 15 to:


Community Impact Grant
Rotary Club of Grand Rapids Charities Foundation
1345 Monroe Ave., NW, Suite 307
Grand Rapids, MI 49505



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