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Geneva Rotary Club seeks applications for grants

The Geneva Rotary Club is seeking applications for grants from local organizations and agencies.

Club President Stephanie Hesler explained that Geneva Rotary awards up to $1,000 for deserving projects in the Geneva community.  “The Geneva Rotary Club takes great pride in our community grants program, which supports local programs, events and activities,” Hesler said. “Awarding these grants to local nonprofit organizations is an extension of our international mission to provide service to others, promote integrity and advance goodwill, peace and understanding in the world.” 

Rotarians raise money for grants through various community projects.  Since 2007, the Club has made grants totaling over $200,000 for programs, events and activities of local organizations.

Guidelines for the grant applications are available on the Geneva Rotary website, The guidelines explain the application procedure and evaluation criteria.  

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The deadline for applications is May 20 and completed applications can be emailed to [email protected]. Late applications will not be considered. Decisions will be announced after June 17. 

Questions about grant applications can be addressed to [email protected].

Rotary International is composed of 1.2 million men and women around the world who donate their expertise, time and funds to support local and international projects that help people in need and promote understanding amongst cultures.  If you are interested in serving your community in a new way and are interested in becoming a Geneva Rotarian, please contact [email protected] for more information or visit us on our website. Geneva Rotary meets every Wednesday at noon at Bella’s Sicilian Ristorante at 12 pm.

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