Global grants support large international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in one or more of the six areas of focus.
 
Global grants must: 
  • Be an international partnership between a Rotary club or district in the country where the activity takes place and a Rotary club or district outside of that country
  • Be sustainable and include plans for long-term success after the global grant funds have been spent
  • Include measurable goals that are demonstrated through progress reports
  • Align with one of the six areas of focus
    • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
    • Disease prevention and treatment
    • Water and sanitation
    • Maternal and child health
    • Basic education and literacy
    • Economic and community development
  • Respond to real community needs
  • Include active participation from both Rotarians and community members
  • Have a minimum TRF match of $15,000
  • Meet the eligibility requirements of The Rotary Foundation and District 5240 in the grants terms and conditions
A Rotary Club can use global grants to fund:
  • Humanitarian projects that support the goals of one or more of the areas of focus
  • Scholarships for graduate-level academic studies that relate to one or more of the areas of focus
  • Vocational training teams, which are groups of professionals traveling abroad either to learn more about their profession or teach local professionals about a particular field
Information on understanding and applying for Global Grants is available from the links and download files on this webpage or contact any member of the District 5240 Global Grants Committee