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ROTARY CLUB OF DUNEDIN
NOW ACCEPTING GRANT APPLICATIONS

The Rotary Club of Dunedin proudly serves the Dunedin community by providing grants to charitable organizations benefiting Dunedin residents. These grants are made possible by the Club’s signature fundraisers and by an endowment established and funded by generous contributions from Club members.

Grants are awarded to 501 (c) (3) not-for-profit organizations providing services primarily to Dunedin residents and to schools located in Dunedin.

Applicants for these grants must:

(1) be 501(c) (3) organizations as determined by the United States Internal Revenue Service

(2) complete and sign the Application below

(3) include a copy of their IRS Determination Letter with the Application

(4) otherwise comply with the requirements below

● Requested funds must be for a project, not operating expenses; and

● The project must be in Dunedin or serving primarily Dunedin residents

Preference will be given to projects benefitting children and youth and to projects for which the Applicants have a partner or for which the Applicant is offering matching funds.

Deadlines for submittal of Applications are: March 31 and September 30.

Mail Completed and Signed Application to:

ROTARY CLUB OF DUNEDIN

P.O. Box 1153

Dunedin, FL 34697

ROTARY CLUB OF DUNEDIN HIGH SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIPS

2021-22 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,650

2020-21 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,900

2019-20 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,900

2018-19 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,950

2017-18 – Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $13,900

 

 

ROTARY CLUB OF DUNEDIN GRANTS PROGRAM

2022-2023 Fall Awardees

  • Compassion Kind - $500 - Displace animals & human needs – Hurricane Ian

  • Dunedin Cares Food Bank - $2,000 - NEW Program – meals for children, Jan-Jun 2023

  • Dunedin High School – NJROTC - $500 - Drones & material for drone team

  • Dunedin High School – Robotics Team - $500 - Materials to grow robotics program

  • Dunedin History Museum - $500 - Scholarships, Dunedin Express holiday program

  • First Presbyterian Church (Pack-a-Sack Program) - $2,000 - Weekend snacks for food-insecure schoolchildren

  • Rotary CART Fund - $500 - Alzheimer’s Research

  • Rotary Inner Wheel - $1,000 - Myoelectric limbs for children

  • Random Acts of Flowers - $1,000 - Expand Holiday program

  • Sailability - $1,000 - Boat maintenance

2021-2022 Awardees

  • Blue Green Connections - $1,000 – Precious Land and Water Resources

  • NJROTC - $1,000 – Dunedin High School -Orienteering Team USA Junior Nationals

  • Dunedin Historical Museum - $2,000 – Two Projects – Summer Camp and Documentary

  • Friends of The Library - $1,000 – Birding Backpacks

  • Clothes to Kids - $1,000 – Give A Child A Weeks’ Worth of Clothes

  • Suncoast Animal Sanctuary - $1,000 – Assist with Coverage Of Medical Cost

  • Academie da Vinci PTO - $460 – Basketball Goals

  • Random Acts of Flowers - $2,000 – Holiday Program

  • Dunedin Cares - $2000 – New 2022 Outreach Programs (Meals on Wheels, MOW4Kids, Good Shepherd Thrift Store, Greenwood area)

  • Saliability - $1500 – boat motor repair, slip fees, and maintenance

2019/2020 Awardees

  • Church of the Good Shepherd, Pack-a-Sack - $1,600

  • Dunedin Cares, Inc. - $1,000    

  • Dunedin Fine Art Center, Youth Education - $2,000  

  • Dunedin History Museum - $2,000

  • Eckerd Connects Raising Hope - $1,000  

  • Inner Wheel USA Foundation - $2,000

  • Sailability Greater Tampa Bay - $1,000    

 

2018/2019 Awardees

  • Church of the Good Shepherd - $1,600 for Pack-a-Sack Program

  • Dunedin Cares, Inc. - $1,000 to support Food Pantry

  • Dunedin History Museum - $1,500 for disadvantaged persons to participate in Dunedin’s Polar Express

  • Eckerd Connects Raising Hope - $1,000 to purchase baby supplies for children entering the foster care system

  • Inner Wheel USA Foundation - $1,000 to provide myoelectric limbs for limb deficient children

  • Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas - $960 to provide healthy snacks to children attending ESL (English as a Second Language) classes at Dunedin Elementary School and Dunedin Public Library

  • Random Acts of Flowers - $1,200 to help launch “Hope Blossoms”

  • Sailability Greater Tampa Bay - $ 500 to help with repairs to a wheelchair accessible boat and a Safety Boat

2017/2018 Awardees

  • Chi Chi Rodriquez Youth Foundation:  equipment for First Tee program being established at Dunedin Stirling Links

  • Dunedin Cares:  roof repairs, electrical and water hookups, and a deck with ramps for the entrance of a donated modular building

  • Dunedin Fine Art Center:   children’s scholarships in the form of tuition waivers

  • Dunedin History Museum:  Summer Camp Program

  • Dunedin Youth Sailing Association:  scholarships

  • Eckerd Connects Raising Hope:  143 duffle bags for at-risk children who have been removed from their homes and are now in the foster care system

  • Inner Wheel U.S.A. Foundation, Inc.:  myoelectric limbs for limb deficient children whose families are without insurance or other means of funds

  • Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas: 100 bilingual paperback books

  • Random Acts of Flowers:  RAF’s  “Holiday Poinsietta Program”

  • Sailability Greater Tampa Bay:  pontoon and dinghy equipment for boats retrofitted for persons with disabilities  

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