Humanitarian grants program of the rotary foundation
Download
1 / 28

Humanitarian Grants Program of The Rotary Foundation - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 82 Views
  • Uploaded on

Humanitarian Grants Program of The Rotary Foundation. Learning Objectives . Humanitarian grant standards Appropriate use of funds Grant types Business cycle Reporting Role of district leadership Stewardship. Humanitarian Grant Standards. Rotarian participation Rotary networks

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Humanitarian Grants Program of The Rotary Foundation' - joelle


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
Humanitarian grants program of the rotary foundation

Humanitarian Grants Programof The Rotary Foundation


Learning objectives
Learning Objectives

  • Humanitarian grant standards

  • Appropriate use of funds

  • Grant types

  • Business cycle

  • Reporting

  • Role of district leadership

  • Stewardship


Humanitarian grant standards
Humanitarian Grant Standards

  • Rotarian participation

  • Rotary networks

  • Humanitarian needs

  • Stewardship


Appropriate use of funds
Appropriate Use of Funds

  • Humanitarian projects

  • Rotarian participation in projects

  • Development of Rotary networks

  • Spend consistently with TRF guidelines and approved application

  • Oversight of grant funds


Inappropriate use of funds
Inappropriate Use of Funds

  • Construction/renovation

  • Purchase of land or buildings

  • Land mine removal

  • Purchase and distribution of birth control

  • Salaries of individuals working for another organization

  • Cooperating organization expenses

  • Post-secondary education


Inappropriate use of funds1
Inappropriate Use of Funds

  • International travel (except Volunteer Service and 3-H Grants)

  • Establishment of a foundation or trust

  • Personal benefit

  • Reimbursement of an existing project

  • Cash donations

  • Inauguration or fundraising parties


Grant types
Grant Types

  • Matching Grants (MG)

  • Health, Hunger, and Humanity (3-H) Grants

  • District Simplified Grants (DSG)

  • Volunteer Service Grants (VSG)


Matching grants mg
Matching Grants (MG)

  • Matched funds for humanitarian endeavors

    • 1:1 (100%) match for DDF

    • .5:1 (50%) match for cash

  • Local and international sponsors

  • Matching Grants (US$5,000 - $25,000)

  • Competitive Matching Grants (US$25,001 - $150,000)


3 h grants
3-H Grants

  • Long-term, self-help benefits

  • Rotarian and beneficiary participation

  • Previous Matching Grant partnership

  • 2-4 years

  • 10% minimum contribution

  • 3-H Grants (US$100,000 - $300,000)


District simplified grants dsg
District Simplified Grants (DSG)

  • Utilize a portion of the district’s DDF

    • 20% of new DDF

    • 1 grant per district per Rotary year

    • Administered by District leadership

  • Humanitarian Endeavors

    • Local community

    • International service

  • Direct Rotarian involvement


Dsg policies and guidelines
DSG - Policies and Guidelines

  • Adherence to standard grant policies

  • Used only for eligible items/activities

  • Respect wishes of receiving community


Dsg rotarian involvement
DSG - Rotarian Involvement

  • Community needs assessment

  • Project committee

  • Project implementation

  • Meet with community leaders, suppliers, and beneficiaries

  • Project promotion


Dsg district responsibilities
DSG - District Responsibilities

  • Submit DSG request to TRF

  • Receive and distribute grant funds

  • Ensure expenditures are consistent with TRF policies

  • Submit cumulative reports to TRF


Dsg individual project report
DSG - Individual Project Report

  • Detailed description of project

  • Narrative statement about beneficiaries

  • Description of Rotarian involvement

  • Itemized list of expenditures

  • Submit individual project reports to the district and not to TRF


Volunteer service grants vsg
Volunteer Service Grants (VSG)

  • International travel (individual or group)

    • Direct service

    • Planning projects

  • Host and international partners

  • Minimum stay: 5 days

  • Maximum stay: 60 days


Volunteer service grants vsg1
Volunteer Service Grants (VSG)

  • Qualified Rotarians and spouses

  • Demonstrated eligibility

  • Flat grant award

  • Application received three months prior to anticipated departure




Reporting
Reporting

  • Progress reports are due at least every twelve months for the life of the project

  • Final report is due within two months of the project’s completion


Overdue grant reporting
Overdue Grant Reporting

  • Goal of 100% compliance

    • Regular reminders

    • Posting of overdue clubs on RI web site

    • Termination of overdue clubs

    • Suspension of low-reporting districts


District leadership
District Leadership

District Rotary Foundation Committee Chair (DRFC):

  • Authorizes DDF

  • Maintains DDF records

  • Submits District Simplified Grant requests


District leadership1
District Leadership

District Grants Subcommittee Chair (DGSC):

  • Certifies applications for completeness

  • Authorizes district-sponsored grant applications


District leadership2
District Leadership

District Governor (DG):

  • Authorizes DDF beginning 1 July 2008


Stewardship
Stewardship

  • Implement projects as approved

  • Treat TRF funds as a sacred trust

  • Competent and thorough supervision of the project

  • Timely and complete reporting

  • Reporting irregularity to TRF


Stewardship1
Stewardship

  • Open separate bank account

  • Maintain accounting records

  • Keep receipts for at least five years

  • ALL expenditures must be within TRF guidelines


Keys to success
Keys to Success

  • Project meets real needs of receiving community

  • Rotarian, club, district, and community support (host and international)

  • Proper oversight of grant funds

  • Effective partnerships and communication

  • Project plan with goals and anticipated outcomes


Resources
Resources

  • Terms and Conditions

  • Rotary website: www.rotary.org

  • Email: [email protected]

  • District Leadership

  • Humanitarian Programs Staff



ad