Grant Process & Timing
The Rotary Club of Guelph will be accepting applications during two periods annually
  • Period 1 Early 2024 until September 30, 2023.
  • Period 2: Spring 2024 Granting period is now open and the Rotary Club of Guelph will be accepting applications from those organization who meet the criteria noted below.  Applications will be accepted between March 1st 2024 to April 3rd 2024.   Funds will be granted in May 2024.


RCOG: Application Criteria


Funding from the Rotary Club of Guelph will support non-profit local organizations which reside in and/or serve the community of Guelph or Wellington County and who:


  • Provide a local benefit
  • Who are addressing a specific need as identified through a local needs assessment
  • Have limited ability to fundraise


The following are ineligible for funding from the Rotary Club of Guelph:


  • Individuals
  • Capital projects
  • Political or fraternal organizations, service clubs, or third-party organizations that raise funds for charity
  • Religious organizations, unless they are engaged in a significant project benefiting the entire community
  • Conferences, events or golf tournaments
  • Advertising or promotional campaigns
  • Travel-related events, including student trips or tours
  • The publication of books or movie productions
  • Endowment funds
  • Deficit financing
  • Administration costs