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District 5300 District Assembly, April 2009. INTERNATIONAL MATCHING GRANTS Clive Houston-Brown, PP Rotary Club of Pomona Chair, District 5300 International Matching Grants 2009/2010. Matching Grant (MG) Agenda. What a Matching Grant is Eligible project types and examples

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District 5300 district assembly april 2009

District 5300 District Assembly, April 2009

INTERNATIONAL MATCHING GRANTS

Clive Houston-Brown, PP Rotary Club of Pomona

Chair, District 5300 International Matching Grants

2009/2010


Matching grant mg agenda

Matching Grant (MG) Agenda

  • What a Matching Grant is

  • Eligible project types and examples

  • How the funding works

  • How to find a potential project

  • Important Websites

  • Contact information


What are matching grants mg

What are Matching Grants (MG)?

Money provided by The Rotary Foundation (TRF)to help fund a humanitarian service project being conducted by clubs in two or more countries


What projects are eligible for trf matching grants funding

What projects are eligible for TRF Matching Grants funding?

  • Humanitarian service projects

  • Involve 2 or more Rotary Clubs in different countries

  • TRF Matching Grant contribution portion must be at least $5,000

  • Have significant Rotarian involvement

  • Benefit a community, not an individual


What are examples of humanitarian projects

What are examples of humanitarian projects?

  • Water projects (clean drinking water; irrigation; sanitation; etc.)

  • Training/Education(entrepreneurial; occupational; medical; agricultural; etc.)

  • Equipment(school supplies; medical supplies; classroom supplies; agricultural supplies, etc.)

  • Microcredit(business startup; income-generating enterprise, business expansion; etc.)


What can you not use matching grants to fund

What can you not use Matching Grants to fund?

  • Purchase of land or buildings

  • Construction/Refurbishments(with certain exceptions)

  • Salaries

  • Travel expenses (with certain exceptions)

  • Administrative expenses of any organizations

  • Post-secondary education activities/research/ professional development


How does the funding work

How does the funding work?

  • Rotary Clubs donate money to the project

    • Minimum of $100 from international club

  • Districts can match club donations using District Designated Funds (DDF)

    • District 5300 matches club contributions 1:1 up to a certain amount (about $4,000) until DDF runs out

  • The Rotary Foundation matches donations:

    • $.50 to the dollar for Club contributions

    • Dollar for dollar for DDF contributions

    • Grants between $5,000-25,000 are Matching Grants

    • Grants between $25,001-150,000 are Competitive Matching Grants (and require additional paperwork)


Club donation 4 000

Club Donation: $4,000

Club

$4,000

Total: $4,000


District matches club 1 1

District Matches Club $1:$1

Club

District

$4,000

$4,000

100%

Total: $8,000


Trf matches clubs 50 1

TRF matches Clubs $.50:$1

Club

District

$4,000

$4,000

50%

TRF

$2,000

Total: $10,000


Trf matches district 1 1

TRF matches District $1:$1

Club

District

$4,000

$4,000

100%

TRF

TRF

$2,000

$4,000

Total: $14,000 (x3.5 club investment)


District 5300 district assembly april 2009

How do we find potential projects?http://www.matchinggrants.org(Developed/maintained by District5340 San Diego)


District 5300 district assembly april 2009

How do we find potential projects?http://www.matchinggrants.org(Developed/maintained by District5340 San Diego)


District 5300 district assembly april 2009

How do we find potential projects?http://www.matchinggrants.org(Developed/maintained by District5340 San Diego)


District 5300 district assembly april 2009

How do we find potential projects?http://www.matchinggrants.org(Developed/maintained by District5340 San Diego)


Important websites

Important Websites

  • The Rotary Foundation Matching Grants:

    • http://www.rotary.org/en/ServiceAndFellowship/FundAProject/HumanitarianGrants/Pages/MatchingGrants.aspx

  • Database of potential projects:

    • http://www.matchinggrants.org

  • District 5300 Foundation/Matching Grants Site:

    • http://www.district5300.org/foundation-rotary/

  • Matching Grants example application:

    • http://www.district5300.org/foundation-rotary/2006-2007/MatchingGrantApplPeru.pdf


  • District assembly april 2009

    District Assembly, April 2009

    Contact Information

    Clive Houston-Brown, PP Rotary Club of Pomona

    2009/2010 Chair, District 5300 International Matching Grants

    [email protected]

    Cell: (909) 538-7203

    Home: (909) 971-7022


    Questions and answers

    Questions and Answers

    Sorry, no time

    Please catch me during District Assembly, District Conference, or via contact information!!!


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