Foundation Notice - March 14, 2016
Foundation Notice: Qualification status for 2016-’17 grants
By Sanjay Deshpande
During the 2016-2017 Rotary year, which begins this July 1, one qualifying criterion for participation in District 7910’s District Grants and Global Grants is per-capita contributions to The Rotary Foundation during the 2015-’16 year. These contributions can be made to the Annual Fund - Share, all other Annual Fund designations, and Polio Eradication-approved or Foundation-approved grants. That is, all Global Grants.
As of this March 7, here is the qualification status on the per-capita Foundation Giving criterion:
Per-Capita Giving
Number of Clubs
20 qualified clubs
$75 to $100
Athol-Orange, Auburn, Fitchburg East, Groton-Pepperell, Sturbridge
$50 to $75
Dracut, Newton, Southborough
$25 to $50
Brookfields, Chelmsford, Framingham,
Neponset Valley, Northborough, Shrewsbury, Sunrise, Tyngsboro-Dunstable
$ 0 to $25
Clinton, Dedham, Hudson, Littleton, Marlborough, Maynard, Merrimack Valley Area, Natick, Needham, Southbridge, Tewksbury, Uxbridge, Waltham, Watertown, Wellesley, Weston
The 31 clubs listed in this table are strongly encouraged to increase their giving to the Foundation over the next three months, to assure participation in full District Grants and Global Grants.
Participation in Foundation Grants (District and/or Global) in 2016-‘17 will require that Rotary clubs execute a memorandum of understanding (MOU) as one of the three qualification criteria. Click here, to view and download the MOU, in Word format.
To view and download my presentation, Foundation Grants in 2016-17 and Beyond, in PDF format, click here.
Sanjay Deshpande, the 2016-2019 chair of District 7910’s Foundation Committee, may be reached at