Posted by Theresa Hocker on Oct 02, 2019
 
The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South welcomes grant proposals from organizations engaged in programs or projects that support the educational, medical, nutritional, socio-economic or other needs related to the welfare of children in our community. The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South is offering grants ranging from $500 to $2,500.
 
The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South is pleased to announce the availability of community grants from the club’s Fort Worth Foundation.  This year, the club is focusing on the needs of children.  Grants are available to support the educational, medical, nutritional, socio-economic or other needs related to the welfare of children in Tarrant County. 

Requests should include a letter describing the organization’s mission, the purpose for funding, the amount requested, those who would benefit, anticipated results from the program/project and any other information deemed important to conveying your request.  Please limit your written request to two pages. 

Grant requests, along with a copy of your 501C3 tax exempt letter and a program/project budget (including other sources of funding, if applicable), should be mailed to the address below and must be postmarked by November 15, 2019.  Please include a contact name, physical address, email address and phone number in case additional information is needed.  

Grant recipients will be notified in writing by mid-December.  The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South will award the grants during its regular weekly meeting on Tuesday, January xx, 2020 at Rivercrest Country Club.  Grant recipients will be invited to attend and make a brief presentation about their organization.   

If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, feel free to contact me at THockerRotary@gmail.com

At Rotary, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change - across the globe, in our communities and in ourselves.  The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South looks forward to learning how we might work with your organization to support children in our community.  

The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South may choose to award all or any part of a grant request depending on funds available and the decision of the Foundation Committee and the Board of Directors.  

The Rotary Club of Fort Worth South will NOT fund:
•    Projects or programs that do not benefit children in our community
•    Membership fees or ticket sales
•    Church-related activities
•    Deficit budget expenses or retroactive funding
•    Capital debt reduction
•    Political or controversial projects or programs 

Grant criteria and grant policy may be altered at any time without notice if deemed appropriate by a vote of the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club Fort Worth South.  Grant recipients will be notified by mid-December, 2019, and invited to a club meeting in January, 2020, to receive their grant.  

Send requests to:  
Theresa Hocker, Foundation Chair
Rotary Club of Fort Worth South
P.O. Box 101224
Fort Worth, Texas 76185-1224 
Email:  THockerRotary@gmail.com