Adelanto Rotary Community Foundation
Community Service Grant Description
The Adelanto Rotary Community Foundation of the Rotary Club of Adelanto seeks grant applications from its members for 501 (C)(3) organizations primarily benefiting the High Desert Area. Strong consideration will be given to proposals with participation of the Club’s membership and/or joint projects with other Rotary Clubs. Rotary involvement can include:
Managing the project
Volunteering to participate in the project
Providing the match for a grant
Generally, the Adelanto Rotary Community Foundation does not consider unsolicited requests for financial support. Requests must be sponsored by a member in good standing of The Rotary Club of Adelanto. As a standard practice, the Adelanto Rotary Community Foundation does not support and considers ineligible organizations that do not have a wide base of financial support or regular continuing operations.
Grant Request Review Cycle
The Charity Committee of the Rotary Club of Adelanto accepts and reviews completed grant applications on an on-going basis, subject in all events to funding availability. Committee recommendations are submitted to the Adelanto Rotary Community Foundation Board of Directors for final approval and they normally meet once each month. Applicants will be notified of the amount of any award determinations including any non-grant of an award following the consideration of the grant by the Charity Committee and the decision of the Adelanto Rotary Community Foundation Board of Directors.
Proposals from $500 to $2,500 are encouraged, and larger requests will be considered and reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Any awarded amounts are subject to the Charity Committee’s and the Board of Directors’ discretion and funding availability.
Secular, non-religious activities that primarily benefit the High Desert community.
Faith based nonprofit organizations with community outreach programs.
Humanitarian goods or service activities with an emphasis on benefiting the High Desert community.
Support of Adelanto Fire and Police Associations
Projects that support purely religious or ethnic functions.
Fundraising activities or expenses.
Organization’s Advocacy whereby the funds are used solely for the promotion of an organization or to generate good will for it.
Charity Committee Application
Adelanto Rotary Member Name:
Member’s Involvement with the Organization;
Organization Contact Person and Title:
Description of the organization, its objectives and programs and the project the requested grant is earmarked to support including information about past performance, number of people served, history of success, and profile of the beneficiaries of the organization’s work:
Amount of Grant Requested:
Description of how the Rotary Club of Adelanto will be recognized in connection with any grant by it:
Please include a copy of the organization’s 501(c)(3) Determination Letter and a current IRS Form 990.