Overview of Grant Programs


District 5100 offers two types of humanitarian and educational grants through the Rotary Foundation.

Downloads For District Grants and Global Grants

DDF (District Designated Fund) Club Match for 2017-18
2016-17 District Grant Awards
2017-18 District 5100 MOU Fillable Word
2017-18 D5100 Grant Handbook
 DTA 2018 Instructions for DACdb and Applying for District Grants
Directions on Filing a Final Report rev0318
Rotary Club and Non-Rotarian Organization MOU (doc)
District Grant Income and Expense Report (doc)


**NEW** Global Grant Online Application Instructions
**NEW** Global Grant MOU
Global Grant Submission Form – Fillable
**NEW** 2017-18 RI’s Global Grant Handbook (doc)
MOU with Cooperating Organization (doc)
Areas of Focus Policy Statements(pdf)
Areas of Focus TRF staff contacts(pdf)
Explanation of Sustainable Projects (pdf)
Community Assessment Tools (pdf)
Monitoring & Evaluation Procedures  (pdf)
Project Signage Guidelines (pdf)


Facts about Vocational Training Teams (VTT) (pdf)
VTT Itinerary Planning (doc)
Scholar and VTT Member Predeparture Orientation (ppt)
Global Grant Scholarship Supplement  (pdf)
Facts about Rotary Foundation Scholarships(pdf)


Rotary Foundation District Grants

May be used for local community or international projects. They are intended for smaller projects; completion within twelve months, and do not require an international partner, but still require active Rotarian involvement.

District Grant Online Training

Rotary Foundation Global Grants

Global grants support large, multi-year international activities with sustainable, measurable outcomes in one or more of the six Areas of Focus.  They can fund projects, vocational training teams or post graduate studies – or a combination thereof – but must have minimum budget of $30,000.

Global Grant I Online Training

Global Grant II Online Training

Global Grant Scholarships

Global Grant Scholarships are for graduate-level academic studies for individuals who are pursuing a career in one of the six Areas of Focus.   District Grant scholars can be for either graduate our undergraduate studies and do not need to be within the six areas of focus.

 Vocational Training Teams (VTT)

Are groups of professionals traveling abroad either to learn more about their profession or teach local professionals about a particular field within the six areas of focus.  There is no age requirement, but at least three members must be non-Rotarians.


Peace Fellow Scholarships

Every year Rotary awards up to 100 full scholarships for master’s-level degrees or a professional certificate in peace and conflict studies at six Rotary Peace Centers around the world.  Rotary World Peace Fellows participate in The Rotary Foundation’s mission of improving health, supporting education, and alleviating poverty.Save