The Rotary Club of Santa Monica is currently accepting applications for its Community and Youth Grants program from non-profit organizations that serve the Santa Monica area and address the needs of those less fortunate in our community. Grant applications are due by Oct. 24, for the next funding cycle. Grants offered by the Community and Youth Grants program range from $500 to $3,500. Funds may be requested for equipment and other projects. Funds are not available for annual operating needs or special events.
Non-profit organizations may apply annually for funding. Applications and instructions can be obtained by contacting the Rotary Club of Santa Monica at (310) 917-3313, by e-mailing RotaryClubofSantaMonica@Verizon.net, or from the Rotary Club website at http://bit.ly/RotaryCYG. Organizations must provide proof of non-profit 501(c)(3) status and be able to verify that the funds benefit the community of Santa Monica or address the needs of the less fortunate in Santa Monica.
- Submitted by Mitchell Kraus, Community & Youth Grants Committee Co-chair