Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Grant requests

The Rotary Club of Southington welcomes requests for assistance for projects which benefit our local, national and international communities. Generally, we limit our grants to group projects rather than individuals. Please email us with a detailed description of your organization's mission and its project needs. In some instances, we ask that you be our guest at a luncheon meeting to explain your request.

The gifts/grants committee for 2009-10 is:
  • Ron Klein, Chair
  • Steve Parsons
  • John Kennedy
  • Jim Williamson
  • John Salerno
  • Friday, July 01, 2005

    Southington community grants

  • Annual Southington High School scholarships
  • Annual post-secondary continuing scholarships including the William S. Thomson Scholarship
  • Southington Bandstand Project
  • YMCA Waterfront Improvement Project
  • Fire Department Boat
  • American Legion Boys/Girls State
  • Youth sports programs
  • Jonathan's Dream Disabled Children's Playground Project
  • Various school playground projects
  • National/International assistance

    Rotary International, the Rotary Clubs in every town and community in the U.S. and the world, works to promote health care for a healthy world, disaster/hunger relief where it is needed, clean water for every community, care and education for children throughout the world, environment/energy work and much more:

  • PolioPlus Program--Inoculating the world against polio; complete eradication of polio by the year 2005.
  • 9/11 Disaster Relief (monetary donations and organized a "H2O for NYC" water drive in conjunction with the Southington schools) .
  • Oklahoma City disaster relief
  • Estonian Hospital Relief
  • Heifer Project International
  • Healing the Children (sent a team of cardiac surgeons to Guatamala)
  • World Affairs Seminar
  • Central America Rain Forest Project
  • Ambassadorial scholarships and grants to universities
  • Health, hunger and humanity grants
  • Rotary Peace Program
  • Financial relief to Fire Relief Fund
  • Donations to Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Haiti
  • Hurricane relief for communities worldwide
  • Haitian Health Foundation
  • San Francisco Earthquake Recovery