• Rotary Year: 2017-2018
  • Application Date: 5/23/2017
  • Club Name: Marion 
  • Project Name: Educational Grants
  • Project Total Expenditures: $6,000.00
  • Grant Amount Requested: $3,000.00
  • Describe the Project, its location and its objectives: The Rotary Club of Marion provides Educational Grants to teachers in the Marion area schools. This is to help the teachers provide the best educational experience possible to their students
  • This is the Club’s: Primary Project Application
  • Expected Start Date: 1/1/2018
  • Expected End Date: 4/30/2018
  • Expected Number of Beneficiaries: 600
  • Describe how the project will benefit the community and/or improve the lives of the less fortunate: The grant applications are issued to all teachers in the Marion area. The
    applications are issued and collected by the Marion Senior High School
    Interact Club. Teachers fill out a one page application and turn into
    the Interact Club. The Interact Club will evaluate the applications.
    Criteria consider are how many students it will impact, the life shelve
    of what they wish to purchase, and how the grant will help the students.
    Items considered must not be regularly budgeted items in the school's
    budget. After evaluating the Interact officers will make a presentation
    to the club as to whom they think should receive the grants and how
    much each grant will be for.
  • Estimated Total Project Volunteer Hours: 100
  • Describe the Rotarian hands-on activities in the project (i.e. non-financial participation): The Rotary Club's Interact Chair communicates with the school's Interact
    Sponsor (faculty advisor for the Interact). All Rotary Club members are
    made aware via email when the Interact officers will be making their
    presentations. The week after the presentations the club will vote on
    their recommendations.
  • Describe the publicity plan to inform the general public that this is a Rotary sponsored project: The Grants are presented to the winning grant winners at our annual Awards
    Banquet. Our Public Relations Chair will do a press release about the
    banquet including the grant winners and what their grant is for.
  • Cooperating Organizations – Please list each cooperating organization, if any: Rotary Club of Marion
    Marion Senior High School Interact Club
  • Letter(s) of Participation: MSHS Interact Participation Letter.pdf
  • Project Expenditure Budget – list detail uses of funds for the project, or use the Budget UploadEducational Grants totaling no more than $6000 (payments will be made for direct payment of invoices; not to teachers)
  • Project Funding Budget – list detail sources of funds for the project, or use the Budget UploadFunding is from the Rotary Club of Marion's annual fundraising Golf Tournament
  • Primary Contact Name: Jeannie Francis
  • Primary Contact Rotary Position: Interact Chair
  • Primary Contact Email: jeanniefrancis@hotmail.com
  • Primary Contact Phone: 276-698-7418
  • Financial Contact Name: Russell Hauver
  • Financial Contact Rotary Position: Treasurer
  • Financial Contact Address: 
    295 Rolling Hills Drive
    Marion, VA 24354
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  • Financial Contact Email: russ7066hauver@gmail.com
  • Financial Contact Phone: 276-783-3245
  • District Grant Project Authorization Lettereducational grants project authorization letter.pdf
  • Project Supporting Uploads:Marion grant winner letter.docx, Examples of Education Grants In Past Three Years.pdf
  • Grant Number: 1718-04
  • Grant Award: $1,500.00