Effective Service Projects–A Rotary’s Motto Service Above Self
Effective Service Projects–B Rotary’s First Service Project 1907 – Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Construction of a public restroom Addressed a real community need
Effective Service Projects–C Basic Elements of a Successful Service Project Defined and measurable goals Realistic scope Reasonable time frame Responds to identified needs Budget Responsive, organized project coordinator Identifiable resources Step-by-step strategy Solid working relationships Positive promotion
Effective Service Projects–D Questions to Consider Did the project meet needs as envisioned? Was there opportunity for broad participation? Was there a balance between financial and hands-on assistance? Was there adequate media coverage? Was the club able to meet financial demands?