DDF - District Grants
 
District Grants using DDF (District Designated Fund)
 
  • Local or international community projects
  • Relate to the mission of TRF (The Rotary Foundation)
  • Include active participation of Rotarians
  • Project expenses may not be incurred prior to approval
  • Award Criteria will include club’s past contributions to TRF
  • Should be innovative, flexible, and simple so they can be completed within the Rotary fiscal year.
  • Receipts required for all expenditures
  • District Grant applications must be submitted on District 5930 ClubRunner

Matching Funds
  • 1:1 Match between District and Club Contributions
  • Minimum Project Amount - $2,000
  • Minimum Club Match - $1,000
  • Maximum District match -  $4,000 / club (amount subject to change due to the total amount available)
 
Timeline for 2021-2022 (Amando Chapa, DG)
  • June 30, 2021   Last day to submit Applications
  • July  2021    Committee reviews applications, submits Spending Plan to TRF for approval
  • August 2021   Grant approval notification; funds disbursed when Block Grant is received.
  • May 31, 2022    Final Report with Receipts Due or 30 days after project complete
 
Timeline for 2022-2023 (Kent Grier, DG)
  • July 15, 2022   Last day to submit Applications
  • July  2022    Committee reviews District Grant applications, submits Spending Plan to TRF for approval
  • August 2022   Grant approval notification; funds disbursed when Block Grant is received.
  • May 31, 2023    Final Report with Receipts Due or 30 days after project complete
 
Club Qualification process is simple:
  • Signed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), MOU Addendum, Financial Management Plan, Reporting of Allegations of Misuse or Mismanagement of Grant Funds
  • 2 members attend a Grant Management Training (one needs to be the President for year of grant awarding and implementing)
  • Not Delinquent with Reporting, Payment of Dues (RI or District) or Tax Returns

Terms of Qualification
  • Valid for one Rotary year
  • Involve the active, personal participation of Rotarians
  • Disclose potential conflicts of interest
  • Proper use of grant funds
  • Timely grant reporting
 
Documents for 2022-2023