Posted on Mar 07, 2019
The Rotary Club of New Canaan is pleased to announce details of our Annual Grant Process for 2019.
Rotary Club of New Canaan Announces 2019 Grant Opportunities
The Rotary Club of New Canaan has revised its grant application process this year. Applications will be accepted from registered 501 c (3) organizations in New Canaan and neighboring areas for grants in one of the following two categories only:
  1. Health and Wellness
  2. Education and Literacy
With this notice, we invite qualifying organizations to submit a grant application. The request can be made to fund special projects, capital improvements, new initiatives, as well as operating funds. The maximum dollar request is $1,500. Applicants are requested to provide the following information (no more than two pages):
  • Name of the non-profit organization and IRS registration number
  • Contact name, with email address and phone number
  • A brief history of the organization, its mission, and major accomplishments
  • The specific dollar amount requested (maximum request $1,500) and a description of the purpose for which funding is sought  
  • State whether the funds requested will cover the whole project or a portion of it
  • A description of how your program participants will benefit from this funding
  • Information as to whether there are service project opportunities for Rotarians
The deadline for applications is April 5, 2019.
Please submit your application electronically to the following email address:
Any questions about the application process should be sent to the same email address.
Organizations receiving grants will be notified in early May and funds will be distributed at an event in late May.
The Rotary Club of New Canaan was founded in 1959 and has funded hundreds of local civic efforts and provided support for organizations in neighboring communities. The proceeds from the Club’s annual LobsterFest event, held in September, fund the grants. The Rotary Club meets on Thursdays at 12:15 p.m. for lunch at Waveny House.