The Rotary Club of Southern Districts is committed to supporting locally based Not-For-Profit* incorporated organisations, Not-For-Profit* associations, or Social Enterprises* such as community groups or clubs.

Applications are being sought for community grants.

  • A limited number of grants of up to $2000 are available.
  • Applicants may apply for a grant and may receive all of part of their request.
  • Applicants must use the Community Grants Application Form and comply with the Community Grants Terms & Conditions below.
  • Applications Close: 15 March 2024.
  • Award Presentations: 21 May 2024.
  • Grant recipients will be notified and invited to the Awards Presentation Dinner.
  • If you have any queries about the grant process, please email Community Service Director via e-mail at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Download the Application Form

Complete the application then submit your application form along with any supporting documentation either by Postal Mail or E-Mail as follows:

Apply by Mail (i.e. Australia Post)

Rotary Club of Southern Districts
PO Box 84, Thornlie, WA 6988

Apply by E-Mail

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Terms and Conditions

The following terms and conditions apply to all Rotary Club of Southern Districts (the Rotary Club) Community Grants 2024 Applications.

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Applications

  • Applications must use the Rotary Club’s Community Grants 2024 Application Form.
  • A copy of the form may be downloaded from the Rotary Club’s website under the heading Community Grants 2024 at:
    https://www.southerndistricts-rotary.com/community-grants-2.htmlcommunity-grants-2.html
  • You are encouraged to add additional pages with additional information to support of your application as you see fit. The more details you provide supporting your application the better chances of it being approved.
  • Application documents must be in either Microsoft Word or PDF format. You may split the application into multiple documents, but they must all be submitted together.
  • If you are scanning documents, please scan to PDF and make sure it is readable.
  • Applications must be received no later than 15 March 2024. Applications received after that date will not be considered.
  • Submit applications either by mail or via e-mail as follows:

Australia Post:

Post your application and supporting information to:

Director of Community Services

Rotary Club of Southern Districts

PO Box 84 Thornlie 6988

E-Mail:

E-Mail you application and supporting information to:

To: Director of Community Services, Rotary Club of Southern Districts

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Subject: Community Grant Application

Award Approval & Presentation

  • Applications will be reviewed in April
  • Applicants will be notified of approval (or otherwise) in late-April.
  • Successful applicants will be invited to attend the Rotary Club’s Community Grants Awards Night Dinner. It will be held on 21 May 2024 at the Gosnells Golf Club. The invitation will include further details.
  • You or a representative must attend the Awards Dinner to receive your award.
  • The Rotary Club will cover the cost of your meal for the evening. Drinks will be available for purchase at the bar.
  • You are welcome to invite additional guests at your own expense. Dinner is a two-course meal and costs $34 per person.

 Photos & Marketing 

  • The Rotary Club will take photos of Award Presentations during the Awards Dinner.
  • All photos and details about the night may be used by the Rotary Club for marketing purposes and may be posted on Facebook or other social media sites.
  • The Rotary Club also encourages you to make positive posts to your own social media platforms and to “Like” the Rotary Club’s posts. This helps improve community awareness of the good work that your organisation and the Rotary Club do in our local community.

Eligibility

These guidelines relate to eligible organisations, entities or individuals wishing to apply for a grant towards their specific program, event, or initiative.

Grants will only be considered if the Applicant is one of the following:

  • A Not-For-Profit* group.
  • An incorporated organisation or association such as a community group, Club or association.
  • Either incorporated or unincorporated Not-For-Profit* Social Enterprise* business.
  • A school or college support group such as a P&C or similar.
  • An individual undertaking a not-for-Not-For-Profit* venture, enterprise, or event.

The applicant must:

  • Be active in fund raising and demonstrate that fund raising for the purpose of the organisation is part of their activity.
  • Provide a community service creating goodwill and friendship.

Grants will not be considered if the applicant:

  • Receives most of it funding from another source including Local, State or Commonwealth authority funding.
  • Is a Local, State or Commonwealth authority.
  • Is a school, college or university department or governing body.
  • Is a private or public company.
  • Applies for retrospective payments.
  • Applies for salaries, wages, or management fees.

Definitions

A Social Enterprise*
is a revenue gathering business with primarily social objectives whose surpluses are reinvested for that purpose in the business or in the community, rather than being driven by the need to deliver Not-For-Profit* to shareholders or owners.
A not-for-Not-For-Profit*
An organisation that has rules that do not allow it to distribute profits or assets to is members, the people who run it, their friends, relatives, or associates while it is operating or winding up.