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Grant Guidelines

Grants from the Mercer Island Rotary Foundation

Mercer Island Rotary is committed to assisting community-based groups and programs that promote social change. We believe that by assisting people to take greater responsibility for their own well-being and for the communities in which they live, we can create a better future.

The Mercer Island Rotary Foundation raises money and makes charitable contributions in accordance with the following guidelines:

  • Contributions to schools for educational scholarships
  • Charitable contributions for youth activities and to youth organizations within, or substantially benefiting, the Mercer Island area and/or the greater Seattle area.
  • Other charitable organizations within, or substantially benefiting, the Mercer Island or greater Seattle area
  • Charitable organizations which help alleviate suffering, wherever situated
  • Other charitable organizations approved by a majority of the members of the Foundation.

Mercer Island Rotary Foundation Grant Application Mercer Island Rotary Foundation Grant Application (703 KB)

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Our success or failure will not depend upon the machinery of Rotary or its physical growth, but upon the extent to which Rotary’s ideals or objectives are translated into positive, tangible results in personal, business, community, and international life. We shall be known by our works.
Almon E. Roth,, 1930-31 RI President