Posted on Jan 28, 2019
Stay tuned for details on the Rotary Club of New Canaan's Annual Grant Application Process.
Details should be posted within the next month.
Rotary Club of New Canaan Announces 2018 Grant Process
The Rotary Club of New Canaan has revised their grant application process this year. We have identifed the organizations from whom we wish to receive a grant application. By direct invitation, we have invited select 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:
  • Name of the non-profit
  • Contact name with email address and phone number
  • A brief history of the applying organization, its mission, and major accomplishments within the last year
  • The specific dollar amount requested (maximum request $1,500) and a description of the purpose for which funding is sought  
  • State if grant funds will cover the whole project or a portion of it
  • A demographic description of the population who will benefit
  • Please indicate how your program participants will benefit from this funding
  • A statement as to whether or not there are service project opportunities for Rotarians
  • Evidence of the organization’s 501c(3) status
The deadline for applications is April 6, 2018. Please send one hard copy of your grant application to:
            Mr. Ben Bilus, Allocations Chair
            Grant Applications 2018
            Rotary Club of New Canaan
            PO Box 62
            New Canaan, CT 06840
Please also submit your application electronically to the following email address: Applications are required BOTH in hard copy and electronically. If you have any questions regarding this process, please contact Ben via this email address.
Organizations receiving grants will be notified in early May and funds will be distributed at a luncheon in mid-May, 2018.
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.