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FY23 Rotary Service Partnership Grant

GrantWatch ID# 207291
Agency: Foundation

Funding Source
Community Foundation of Frederick County and Rotary Club of Frederick

Geographic Focus
USA: Maryland: Frederick County

Important Dates
Deadline: 01/31/23 11:59 PM Receipt

Grant Description
Grants of up to $10,000 to Maryland nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit local communities in eligible regions. Funding is intended for a wide range of programs, including those that address economic development, health, environment, education, pandemic-related relief, and other programs to benefit the residents of Frederick County.

Specifically, eligible programs will address one of the following service areas:

  • Peace Building & Conflict Resolution
  • Community Economic Development
  • Supporting the Environment
  • Water Sanitation & Hygiene
  • Disease Prevention & Treatment
  • Maternal & Child Health
  • Education & Literacy
  • Service to Veterans

Special consideration will be given to projects or programs which support the ALICE population; are related to the financial or other impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic; and/or are related to increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the organization or the community.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Criteria for Eligibility
To be eligible for consideration, Rotary Service Partner applicants must:
- Be an established 501(c)(3) organization;
- Provide services in Frederick County;
- Demonstrate a compelling need in the community which the program or project will address;
- Be willing to accept partial funding;
- Offer members of the Rotary Club of Frederick opportunities to volunteer and/or collaborate with your organization. (Not required but might favorably influence decision)
- Have a mission that is aligned with one of the eligible service areas.

Pre-Application Information
Completed applications must be received by January 31, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. Applications received after this deadline will not be eligible for consideration.

Successful Service Partnership Grant applicants will be notified no later than March 30, 2023 and will be asked to accept their award at a at a Rotary meeting, date to be determined.

Further information:

Additional Funding Information

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant
Minimum request is $2,000. Maximum request is $10,000.

Term of Contract
Grant monies must be expended within the 2023 calendar year.

Contact Information
Apply online:

Questions about the online grant application may be directed to:

Questions about the Rotary's priorities and programs may be directed to Rotary's Grant Committee Chair, Dr. Greg Rausch:

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