Presentation on theme: "Rotary Foundation Grants District 9500. AREAS OF FOCUS ALL GRANTS MUST ADDRESS AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING Peace & conflict prevention / resolution."— Presentation transcript:
Rotary Foundation Grants District 9500
AREAS OF FOCUS ALL GRANTS MUST ADDRESS AT LEAST ONE OF THE FOLLOWING Peace & conflict prevention / resolution Disease prevention and treatment Water and sanitation Maternal and child health Basic education and literacy Economic and community development
Grant Types Packaged Grants Global Grants District Grants
Packaged Grants Packaged Grants provide opportunity for us to work with the Foundations Strategic Partners. The are designed to be sustainable and to make a significant impact in the communities and in the areas of focus. Currently there are 4 Packaged Grants
Packaged Grant 1 Project: Vocational Training Team Strategic Partner: Aga Khan University Area of Focus: Maternal & Child Health East Africa 3 grants available each year 30 scholarships each year for nurses in Kenya, Uganda, & Tanzania. –Rotarians in these three countries select scholars, and provide support and mentoring
Packaged Grant 2 Project: Scholarships Strategic Partner: UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education. Area of Focus: Water & Sanitation Provision of 8 Scholarships at graduate level on water and sanitary issues at Delft, The Netherlands. On completion, conduct a water related project.
Packaged Grant 3 Project: Training for Entrepreneurs Strategic Partner: Oikocredit Focus: Economic & Community Development. –Rotarians work with microfinance institutions in Oikocredit’s network. –Grants available to districts in Philippines, and Uruguay for projects in those countries. –4 grants per year.
Packaged Grant 4 Project: Vocational Training Team Strategic Partner: Mercy Ships Area of Focus: Disease prevention and treatment Rotarians recruit medical professionals such as surgeons, nurses and anaesthesiologists to travel to Mercy Ships location in West Africa. Critical surgery and training to local health care professionals. 4 grants per year.
Packaged Grants Application is via the Rotary website Log in via member access & navigate to –Grant Application Tools –Follow links to Packaged Grants. –Rotary clubs can propose/apply for Packaged Grants. –Fully funded by Foundation. –Clubs must be qualified & sign off MOU.
Global Grants. Humanitarian projects Scholarships for graduate-level academic studies Vocational training teams, which are groups of professionals who travel abroad either to teach local professionals about a particular field or to learn more about their own
Global Grants A key feature of global grants is partnership, between the district or club where the activity is carried out and a district or club in another country. Both sponsors must be qualified before they can submit an application.qualified
Global Grants MUST BE: Be sustainable and include plans for long-term success after the global grant funds have been spent Include measurable goals Align with one of our areas of focus Respond to real community needs Actively involve Rotarians and community members Meet the eligibility requirements in the grants terms and conditionsterms and conditions
Global Grants Applications are accepted throughout the year and reviewed as they are received.Applications The minimum budget for a global grant activity is US$30,000. The Foundation’s World Fund provides a minimum of US$15,000 and maximum of US$200,000. Clubs and districts contribute District Designated Funds (DDF) and/or cash contributions that the World Fund matches. DDF is matched at 100% and cash is matched at 50%.(in US$)
Global Grants Maximum budget therefore is US $400,000
Global Grants OUR HISTORY Completed Grants –Water Project in Philippines ( 2 grants) –English as Second Language in Thailand Currently active –English as Second Language in Thailand –Microcredit loan for Afar in Ethiopia –Refurbishment of School Library Bali
Global Grants In preparation –Walking Tractors for School Community in South Sudan –Refurbishment of School in Capas, Philippines –Vocational Training Team to/from South Africa
Global Grants Application is via Rotary website –Log into member access and navigate to Rotary Foundation –Find “Grant Application Tools” –Navigate to Global Grants
Global Grants REQUIREMENTS prior to submission. –Signed MOU submitted to Grants Chair –Attendance at Global Grant Management Workshop conducted by appointment. –Entered Annual Programs Giving Goal on RI website for your Club.
District Grants Application by the District can only be submitted ONCE in any Rotary Year. Districts application is a consolidation of both club and district projects. The District Grants Committee receive, review, and approve or reject applications prior to the successful applications being submitted to the Foundation
District Grants The Foundation gives approval and pays district the funds by EFT to District Account. –District must be compliant with reporting on ALL grants both club and district –Must have signed off on District MOU on line.
District Grants No project can commence beyond planning stage prior to Foundations Approval. DISTRICT CANNOT REINBURSE CLUBS FOR PAYMENTS PRIOR TO APPROVAL BY FOUNDATION OFFICE ALL travel by air must be booked through the Rotary International Travel Service (RITS).
District Grants The District Process –Application Form –Report Form Must include written report able to be published Photographs Detailed invoices and receipts Evidence of competitive quotations for expensive items Inventory of items purchase, location, responsible organisation. –Records kept for 5 years for audit purposes.
Resources Terms and Conditions for Rotary Foundation District Grants and Global GrantsTerms and Conditions for Rotary Foundation District Grants and Global Grants Areas of Focus Policy Statements Grant Management Manual Designing Sustainable Projects (PPT)Designing Sustainable Projects Monitoring & Evaluation Toolkit