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Norfolk Rotary Charities 2022 Grant Guidelines and Application
The Rotary Club of Norfolk is the oldest and largest community service club in Hampton Roads.
Thanks to generous donors to Norfolk Rotary Charities, its nonprofit affiliate, and its endowment, our Club annually awards grants to 501(c) 3 nonprofit organizations doing great work in our community.
Our grants are available to nonprofit organizations working to improve life in South Hampton Roads.  Our typical grant size is $1,000 to $5,000.
Applications must be postmarked by January 31, 2022. The application form is on the next page.
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 2020 or 2021.
3. Apply for 2022 funding for either:
(a) specific supplies, equipment or tangible items. (Note: this will not fund salaries, or operating expenses)
            (b) operating costs for an innovative program targeting unique client needs
4. Complete the application below and email it by January 31, 2022 to   (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 would help your organization accomplish its mission.
6.  Be willing to attend the Rotary Club of Norfolk Charities meeting on April 5, 2022.
Please note that grants will be awarded in the Spring of 2022.
Norfolk Rotary Charities 2022 Grant Guidelines and Application
Please complete both pages of the following application and email to
Applications must be received by Monday, January 31, 2022 by 5:00pm in order to be considered for a grant.
1. Organization Name, Mailing Address, Telephone number, Email and Website addresses:
2. Name of Primary Contact Person for this application, position, phone number and email address:
3. What is your organization’s primary mission?
4. How long has your organization worked in Hampton Roads?
5. How does your organization help improve life in our region?  How do you measure success?
6. Complete 6(a) or 6 (b)
(a) What specific supplies, equipment or materials are you requesting funding to support?
(b) Describe an innovative program for which you require operating funding.
Norfolk Rotary Charities 2022 Grant Guidelines and Application
7. What is the amount of funding requested?
8. What is the budget for the project you are requesting funds to support? If Rotary grant funds do not cover it all, how will you make up the difference?
9. Briefly detail your programs, target audience, number of participants in Hampton Roads, size of staff, number of volunteers and annual budget.
10. How would a Rotary grant help you improve your work in your target area?
11. If your organization were to receive a $5,000 to $10,000 grant to enhance your work or support a program, how would your organization use these additional funds?
12. Please list any volunteer opportunities for our club members that your organization may have.
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Applicant Name (please print legibly)    Title                                                   Date
Email your completed application by January 31, 2022 at 5:00pm to Laurie Harrison at