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The 2018 Norfolk Rotary Charities Grant Application deadline is January 31, 2018.  Grants will be awarded through the Norfolk Rotary Charities affiliate to nonprofits in Hampton Roads. Grants typically range in size from $1,000 to $2,000. and all applications had to be postmarked by that date. Grants will be awarded in the spring of 2018.  All applicants must:
  1. Be an established 501(c)3 nonprofit organization working in Hampton Roads. (Note: There is a preference for organizations working regionally or primarily in Norfolk.)
  2. Not have received a Rotary Club of Norfolk grant in 2016 or 2017.
  3. Apply for 2018 funding for specific supplies, equipment or tangible items. (Note: We do not fund salaries, scholarships or operating expenses.)
  4. Complete the application below and submit it with five additional copies by the deadline. (Please DO NOT submit additional materials such as DVDs, annual reports, newsletters, Form 990s, etc.).
  5. Be willing to speak to the Rotary Club of Norfolk and share information about how the grant helps your organization accomplish its mission.
Last year, Norfolk Rotary Charities granted 14 non-profit organizations a total of $24,919 in Norfolk Rotary Charities grants. Grants are provided by the generosity of Rotary Club members who support the club endowment and also contribute weekly to the club’s “congratulations and fines.”
Recipients were:
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School - 9.7 inch I-Pad pro 32 GB (2x); Case w. key board and smart pen (2X) and electronic testing materials to support the ADS Program
  • Girl Scout Council of the Colonial Coast - Electrical Wiring, light fixtures and ceiling fans for Camp Apasus
  • Child and Family Services of Eastern VA d/b/a The Up Center – Early learning tools for their Parents are Teachers program.
  • Youth Outreach Urban Resources & Services (YOURS) - Laptop, wireless printer, TV, projector & cables to assist in workshop presentations and homework help sessions.
  • Horizons Hampton Roads, Inc. - 3 sets of Lego Mindstorms EV3 Lego Robotics kits
  • Children's Harbor - Curriculum, staff training, supplies
  • Granby High School Crew Team Booster Club - 14 ft. john boat to serve as a coaching/safety launch during practice
  • Ohef Sholom Temple - Commercially sized kitchen: food processor, pan rack, motion sensor lights to benefit the Soup Kitchen
  • Judeo-Christian Outreach Center – Support job interviews, medical & counseling appointments and housing
  • Barnett-Searing National Cancer Foundation - supplies for care packages
  • Barrett Haven Inc. - 9 door knobs/bolts, shredder, 14 mini blinds, 4 security lights
  • Hampton Roads Community Development Corporation - New computers for tutoring program.
  • DePaul Health Foundation - Purchase an industrial freezer for East Ocean View Healthy Community’s Storehouse Food pantry.
  • Children's Assistive Technology Service - Funding for motorized wheelchairs and equipment.