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:


P.O. Box 1153

Dunedin, FL 34697


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

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

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

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

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



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