Grants Program
Global Scholarships



To Our Member Clubs

District 5840’s Foundation Committee has created this Foundation website to support you and your Clubs in carrying out “Service Above Self.”

The Rotary Foundation

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. As the charitable arm of Rotary, we tap into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into our priorities, such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. Foundation grants empower Rotarians to approach challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition with sustainable solutions that leave a lasting impact.

Rotary Grants


District grants fund smaller, short-term activities that address needs in your community and communities worldwide. Each Rotary district gets to choose which projects it will fund with these grants.


Global grants support large international activities that have sustainable, measurable outcomes in one or more of our areas of focus. Rotarians create their own projects and carry them out. We accept and review applications as they arrive.

Links to Rotary International Websites

A number of pages within this website contain direct links to documents, files, forms, or instructions maintained by Upon clicking these links, you may be required by Rotary International to log-in with your email address and a password. This may mean you will have to establish a My Account on before you can complete your link.
Should you experience broken links, please notify the webmaster.

Finding Answers to Your Questions

You should find the answers here to many questions you may have. If you don’t readily find what you are looking for, try the Site Search which will scan every page in this website.

Need some help? You can find the right person should you need an expert on any Foundation topic or a speaker for your club program. Just click on the Resource button to be found on every page to locate the Foundation Committee member who can assist you.