Rotary Club of Dunedin Giving Back
The Rotary Club of Dunedin (RCD) has completed its Grants and Scholarship awards for the 2021-2022 fiscal year. RCD put $38,000 back into our community, supporting local non-profit organizations as well as four Dunedin resident high school seniors.
The RCD Grants Committee awarded $13,000 to the following non-profit organizations:
$1,000 to Blue Green Connections to help preserve precious land and water resources
$1,000 to NJROTC at Dunedin High School to compete in Team USA Junior Nationals
$2,000 to Dunedin Historical Museum for summer camp and documentary projects
$1,000 to Friends of the Library for Birding Backpacks
$1,000 to Clothes to Kids to help their mission to provide children with a full week’s wardrobe
$1,000 to Suncoast Animal Sanctuary to assist with medical costs
$460 to Academie da Vinci PTO for basketball goals
$2,000 to Random Acts of Flowers for its holiday program
$2,000 to Dunedin Cares to help with 2022 outreach programs
$1,500 to Saliability to help their mission of providing affordable, accessible sailing activities, and education to children and adults of all abilities
The RCD Scholarship Committee awarded the following four scholarships totaling $25,000 to be paid out over the next four years. A $10,000 scholarship in the name of Dr. James and Melba Rilott, awarded every four years, was given to Alexander Kranias, a Palm Harbor University High School senior. Dunedin High School seniors Allison Smith and Susan Lindemann will receive $5,000 scholarships. Our fourth $5,000 scholarship was awarded to Palm Harbor University High School senior John Willetts.
RCD congratulates our local non-profit organizations and four Dunedin resident high school seniors! We are honored to be able to improve our community and help change lives.