Matching Grants  A tool to strengthen  fellowship &  International GoodwillPrakash Saraswat – DGSC – 3170 - TRF Seminar, K...
Service above self The Rotary motto Service Above Self  conveys the humanitarian spirit of the  organization‟s more than ...
The „first‟ Service Project 24th October 1907 – just 32 months after Rotary started as a „fellowship‟ organisation
International ServiceInternational Service encompasses actionstaken to expand Rotary‟s humanitarian reacharound the globe ...
Our Rotary Foundation   1917, RI President Arch C. Klumph proposed    that an endowment be set up “for the purpose    of ...
TRF - Mission The mission of The Rotary Foundation is  to enable Rotarians to advance world  understanding, goodwill, and...
Early years of TRF 1930 - the Foundation made its first grant  of $500 to the International Society for  Crippled Childre...
What is a Matching Grant? Matching   Grants support international humanitarian service projects. Rotary clubs or district...
A very important part of „Rotary‟ Humanitarian grants enable Rotarians to  support service projects that provide  water w...
What are the requirements ofa Matching Grant?Matching Grants must involve a Rotary club or district in the project country...
Service & FellowshipA single MG project   A ‘permanent’ BONDin 2010-11            between the Districts
Possible results of a singleMatching Grant Project The urge to meet up with the  International partner who had made the  ...
A reason to meet-upVisit by Partners to dedicate   Opportunity to visit them and                                build the ...
Sharing & Caring is fellowship                          The ‘’opportunity’’ to meet                          the partner i...
Don‟t be ashamed to discussRI President Rep PDG Nancy    Seeing the need.. FundingBarbee dedicating a project   another pr...
Permanent „friends‟Rotarians from Kelowna, Canada feel at home inIcchalkaranji and Kolhapur (soon in Belgaum too)
View – from the other sideVisit by the partners to see the   An opportunity to get invited totoilets made due to a grant w...
Building Goodwill   A project to provide water    filters to 15 schools in Beirut,    Lebanon is „stuck‟ a week    before...
Rotary Impact   Our club or district‟s international Rotary    connections are stronger as a result of this    project. ...
Medicare Mission to Nigeria                Medicare Team to                 Nigeria is being planned                 in e...
Purpose of a GrantIf you think that doing a Matching Grantsimply as something to get the money, useit and forget to stay i...
The last lineThe Annual Programs Fund alongwith Rotarian involvementworldwide, ensures a secure futurefor The Rotary Found...
THANK YOU
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Matching Grants - A tool to strengthen fellowship & International Goodwill

672 views

Published on

If you think that doing a Matching Grant simply as something to get the money, use it and forget to stay in touch with the partner thereafter...
...You’re missing the ‘’purpose’’ –
to strengthen fellowship and build International Goodwill through service

2 Comments
0 Likes
Statistics
Notes
  • Be the first to like this

No Downloads
Views
Total views
672
On SlideShare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
2
Actions
Shares
0
Downloads
19
Comments
2
Likes
0
Embeds 0
No embeds

No notes for slide

Matching Grants - A tool to strengthen fellowship & International Goodwill

  1. 1. Matching Grants A tool to strengthen fellowship & International GoodwillPrakash Saraswat – DGSC – 3170 - TRF Seminar, Kolhapur – 21 Oct‟12
  2. 2. Service above self The Rotary motto Service Above Self conveys the humanitarian spirit of the organization‟s more than 1.2 million members. Strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects characterize Rotary worldwide.
  3. 3. The „first‟ Service Project 24th October 1907 – just 32 months after Rotary started as a „fellowship‟ organisation
  4. 4. International ServiceInternational Service encompasses actionstaken to expand Rotary‟s humanitarian reacharound the globe and to promote worldunderstanding and peace.Rotarians can support International Serviceby sponsoring a project in another country,seeking international project partners tosupport projects in their own communities, orby personally volunteering at an internationalproject site.
  5. 5. Our Rotary Foundation 1917, RI President Arch C. Klumph proposed that an endowment be set up “for the purpose of doing good in the world.” In 1928, when the endowment fund had grown to more than US$5,000, it was renamed The Rotary Foundation, and it became a distinct entity within Rotary International. Five Trustees, including Klumph, were appointed to “hold, invest, manage, and administer all of its property as a single trust, for the furtherance of the purposes of RI.”
  6. 6. TRF - Mission The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. Foundation grants support Rotarians in their humanitarian, vocational, and educational activities.
  7. 7. Early years of TRF 1930 - the Foundation made its first grant of $500 to the International Society for Crippled Children. The organization, created by Rotarian Edgar F. “Daddy” Allen, later grew into the Easter Seals. In 1965-66, three new programs were launched: Group Study Exchange , Awards for Technical Training, and Grants for Activities in Keeping with the Objective of The Rotary Foundation, which was later called Matching Grants.
  8. 8. What is a Matching Grant? Matching Grants support international humanitarian service projects. Rotary clubs or districts from two countries work collaboratively to implement a project.
  9. 9. A very important part of „Rotary‟ Humanitarian grants enable Rotarians to support service projects that provide water wells, medical care, literacy classes, and other essentials to people in need. Rotarian participation is key to the projects‟ success. Through the Humanitarian Grants Program, Rotarians have received US$1.6 billion in grant awards since 1947.
  10. 10. What are the requirements ofa Matching Grant?Matching Grants must involve a Rotary club or district in the project country (host) and aRotary club or district in another country (international) implementing a humanitarian project.Partners are expected to:  Maintain communication for the life of the project  Establish a committee of at least three Rotarians to oversee the project  Treat grant funds as a sacred trust  Maintain clear and accurate accountingAll projects must have active Rotarian participation and oversight. Active participation caninclude:  Managing project funds  Visiting the project site on an as-needed basis The international and host partners sharing information via correspondence The partners sharing expertise Purchasing, shipping, or distributing items purchased Publicizing the project to local media and the district
  11. 11. Service & FellowshipA single MG project A ‘permanent’ BONDin 2010-11 between the Districts
  12. 12. Possible results of a singleMatching Grant Project The urge to meet up with the International partner who had made the project possible To have a GSE Team alliance in the future To result in more Matching Grants projects in the future To have the DG of that District come to our own District Conference
  13. 13. A reason to meet-upVisit by Partners to dedicate Opportunity to visit them and build the partnership to anothera safe drinking water project 5 Matching Grants till now
  14. 14. Sharing & Caring is fellowship The ‘’opportunity’’ to meet the partner in person after the project – a chance toNeo-natal MG project in learn how things areKolhapur different across the world.
  15. 15. Don‟t be ashamed to discussRI President Rep PDG Nancy Seeing the need.. FundingBarbee dedicating a project another project.
  16. 16. Permanent „friends‟Rotarians from Kelowna, Canada feel at home inIcchalkaranji and Kolhapur (soon in Belgaum too)
  17. 17. View – from the other sideVisit by the partners to see the An opportunity to get invited totoilets made due to a grant with D7260 Assembly and speakthem about TRF !
  18. 18. Building Goodwill A project to provide water filters to 15 schools in Beirut, Lebanon is „stuck‟ a week before 31st March deadline A Club from our District stepped in to „save‟ the project The result : • A HUG of fellowship • A BOND of friendship
  19. 19. Rotary Impact Our club or district‟s international Rotary connections are stronger as a result of this project. Club membership has increased as a result of this project. Visibility of Rotary in our community has increased. Our club‟s awareness of the needs in our community has increased. Volunteer activity in our club or district has expanded. Our club or district is more active in pursuing Foundation grants and Rotary programs. Awareness of the needs in our community has increased among Rotarians in other countries. Participation in this Matching Grant has not changed our club or district in any significant way.
  20. 20. Medicare Mission to Nigeria  Medicare Team to Nigeria is being planned in early 2013  10 Volunteer Surgeons to visit Port Harcourt for a 10 day mission to serve  Fellowship, Service, International Peace & Goodwill – all rolled into ONE
  21. 21. Purpose of a GrantIf you think that doing a Matching Grantsimply as something to get the money, useit and forget to stay in touch with thepartner thereafter......You‟re missing the „‟purpose‟‟ –to strengthen fellowship and buildInternational Goodwill throughservice
  22. 22. The last lineThe Annual Programs Fund alongwith Rotarian involvementworldwide, ensures a secure futurefor The Rotary Foundation as itcontinues its vital work forinternational understanding andworld peace.
  23. 23. THANK YOU

×