Rotary Club of Trail -Guidelines For Financial
Since its establishment in 1927, the
Rotary Club of Trail has contributed to a myriad of projects both locally and internationally. Each year, the Club
awards funding for a limited number of projects typically focusing on the needs of seniors, youth and other disadvantaged
groups. Details on funds awarded are included on the Club History page of the Club's website.
Who and what is eligible for funding
- Non-profit organizations, registered charities,
schools and local government.
- There is a preference for providing funding for
capital costs. Grants are generally awarded on a one-time basis for defined projects. Demonstration projects designed
to encourage longer term funding from Government will be considered.
- There is a preference for projects directly benefitting
the communities of Trail and Warfield. Projects of a regional or international nature are generally supported in
partnership with other Rotary Clubs and/or the Rotary Foundation.
- Funds awarded for projects involving multiple
funders are generally released once the funding from other sources has been fully approved. Funding awarded by
other sources for a project shall be fully disclosed to the Rotary Club of Trail.
- Requests for funding shall be detailed in a letter
or email submitted to the Club President. See the "Contact Us" page of the Club's website for addresses.
Who and what is not eligible
- On-going operational expenses of an organization.
- Funds given directly to individuals, with the
exception of scholarships awarded with the support of local public secondary schools.
- Funds should not be provided for a service which
relieves the Government or a Government Agency of responsibility which the Club deems is rightfully that of the
For projects focusing on housing for seniors or
youth with disabilities, you may want to consider submitting a request for funding by the Erickson Trust. Go to
the Erickson Trust page of the Club's website for more information on this fund which administered by the Rotary
Club of Trail.
Approved, Board of Directors, 8-Feb-2016: LR, BP,
HG, RM, SD