Service above Self is the Rotary motto and the impact of thousands of volunteer hours and millions of dollars, donated by Mercer Island Rotarians, has created significant and lasting impact in our local community and around the greater world.

10 Impacts of Mercer Island Rotary Donations:

  1. Two Mercer Island graduates have $10,000 scholarships for college.
  2. Mercerdale Train Park has fully accessible play features.
  3. Hundreds of new trees have been planted in Washington state.
  4. Rotary Park trails and greenery is maintained.
  5. Operation Night Watch is able to provide food security to Seattle residents on the streets.
  6. Tiny homes have over 260 handmade new curtains for 6 Tiny Home Villages, offering privacy and personalization.
  7. Each year over 16 outstanding Mercer Island high school students are recognized as Rotary Students of the Month.
  8. The RCMI Foundation awards over $30,000 in local and international grants every year.


Local Grants

Local Grant Awards bin 2021-2022

Covenant Living at the Shores
Friends of Youth
Harvest Against Hunger
Low Income Housing Inc.
Mercer Island Historical Society
Mercer Island Parks & Recreation Dept.
Mercer Island Preschool Association
Mercer Island Youth & Family Services
Northwest Education Access
Seattle Shakespeare Company

International Grants

International Grant Awards in 2021-2022