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The website for the online District Grants Management System: 
Roster of all District Grants, please click here.

For login, click here. (Provided to those of your club responsible for reporting.)  

Recording of training webinar for District Grants Management System:

Webinar Recording


----------------------------------------APPLICATIONS ARE CLOSED-----------------------------------------

Applications are due by June 1, 2020

Must be submitted using

District Grants Program 2020-2021

District Grants 2020-2021 Instructions


To be eligible, Clubs must:

1.  Have completed the prior year District Grant Final Report.


2.  Be current on Rotary International and District 6450 dues.


3.  Be current on any Global Grant Progress Reports.

4.  Have submitted their 2020-2021 goals for Membership, Annual Fund and PolioPlus in Club Central.

5.  Have identified their Club Foundation Chair in Club Central.


Please contact District Grants Subcommittee Chair Pedro Cevallos-Candau or District Grants Coordinator Sue Linn at with any questions.


Global Grant Guidelines for Each Area of Focus

Basic Education and Literacy Grant Guidelines

Disease Prevention and Treatment Grant Guidelines

Economic and Community Development Grant Guidelines

Maternal Child Health Grant Guidelines

Peace and Conflict Resolution Grant Guidelines

Water and Sanitation Grant Guidelines



Name: Club:
Pedro Cevallos-Candau, Chair
Bruce George, Global Grants Coordinator
Naperville Sunrise
Sue Linn, District Grants Coordinator
Orland Park
Herve Jacquiau Chicago
Bill Ballou Chicago Lakeview
JoAnne Ragona Darien
Jane Hopkins
Florence Forshey LaGrange
Chuck Newman Naperville
Iris SaavedraZaldivar
Oak Park-River Forest
Rachel Ossyra, DRFCC
Chuck Corrigan, DG
Naperville Downtown
Jane Hoplins, DGE
Ade Onayemi, DGN
Oak Park-River Forest
Lesley Gottlinger, Stewardship
Oak Park-River Forest
Bill Lyman, Stewardship
Robert Hann, District Auditor
Chicago O'Hare
Ed Graziano, District Administrator
Pat Merryweather, District International Service Chair Naperville
2020-2021 Meetings:
August 15, September 12, October 17, November 14, December 12,
January 16, February 20, March 20, April 17, May 15, June 19
All meetings start at 9:00 a.m.

Global Grant Management Seminars:
October 17, March 20


Global and District Grants For help or information, email:

For helpful hints on Global Grants, check out these tips from Rotarians who have done Global Grants: Tips for a successful Global Grant

Grants Documents:

11/18/20 Our Rotary Foundation: Doing Good in the World Together Webinar Slides and Recording

11/18/20 Connecting for Global Grants Webinar Slides and Recording

11/14/20 Using Community Assessments to Improve the Impact & Sustainability of Global Grants Webinar Slides and Recording

10/17/20 Global Grants Management Seminar Webinar Slides and Recording

8/27/20 Early Childhood Education Grants Opportunity Webinar Slides and Recording

Global Grants DDF Policy 2020-21 - REVISED 7/23/20

District 6450 Global Grant DDF Allocations for 2020-21

8/13/20 Important Changes to District 6450 Global Grants Policy Webinar Slides and Recording

Global Grants Training, April 25, 2020

Rotary USAID Hearts of Europe Global Grants Guidelines

District Grants Program 2020-2021

District Grants 2020-2021 Instructions

Community Assessment Tools

Global Grants Community Assessment Results Form

District 6450 Sponsored Global Grants:


Grant #:
District 6450 Sponsor Club:
Project Location: Area of Focus: Title:  
GG1527440 Naperville Nigeria Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene 
Water Wells & Towers for Nsukka, Nigeria  
GG1639049 Homewood Sierra Leone Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Water Well & Disease Prevention in Sierra Leone  
GG1641180 Chicago Northwest Mexico Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Medical Supplies & Equipment in Guadalajara, Mexico (Project CURE)  
GG1744758 Kankakee Mexico Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Banos Dignos  
GG1752614 Chicago Senegal Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Building Cervical Cancer Prevention Services  
GG1753141 Naperville India Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Providing Blood Screening Equipment & Blood Donor Mobile Van to Rotary Challa Blood Bank
GG1866417  Chicago  Ecuador Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene
Sustainable Management of the Naranjos River Microbasin in the Buenaventura Reserve 
GG1873936  Chicago Southeast  Chicago, USA Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention  EmCee Skool-Building Community Peace Ambassadors Using Spoken Word 
GG1875628  Oak Park-River Forest Chicago, USA  Disease Prevention
& Treatment 
Scholarship - Healthcare Management MBA - Ryuhei Kondo   
GG1876605 Oak Park-River Forest  Chicago, USA  Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention  Bridging the Digital Divide through Peace    
GG1977981  Joliet Malawi  Basic Education
& Literacy
2018 Malawi Education & Water Initiative   
GG1978968  Naperville India Maternal & Child Health CSR Pediatric Heart Surgeries  
GG1981155  Hinsdale Brazil Disease Prevention
& Treatment 
Stretchers for Child Institute Project  
GG1981321  Naperville Sunrise Guatemala Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene
Clean Water Delivery Tanks 2   
GG1982317  Naperville India Disease Prevention
& Treatment 
Save A Life A Day - Let's Beat Leukemia   
GG1982495  Naperville Honduras Basic Education
& Literacy
El Progresso Small School, Apoautis   
GG1982496  Naperville Honduras Basic Education
& Literacy
Classrooms for Small Schools in El Negrito   
GG1982553  Darien Honduras Basic Education
& Literacy
Simple School for Quimistan   
GG1982590  La Grange Honduras Basic Education
& Literacy
Constructing Simple School in La Lima   
GG1982872  Chicago World Nations Chicago, USA Disease Prevention
& Treatment 
Therapeutic Sensory Gym for Children with Multiple Disabilities    
GG1987912  Chicago Little Village Mexico Basic Education
& Literacy
Indigenous Community School in Jalisco  
GG1987985  Chicago Heights-Park Forest India Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene
Toilet Blocks & Hygiene Education for Schools   
GG1989720  Oak Park-River Forest England Community Economic Development Scholarship - Environment & Development MSc - Lindsey Allen  
GG2011521  Naperville Honduras Disease Prevention
& Treatment 
COVID-19 Help for San Pedro Sula, Honduras   
GG2011835  Chicago Cosmopolitan  India Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Donating PPE Kits to Municipal Corps to Be Used by Doctors & Nurses Treating COVID-19 Patients  
GG2013080  Naperville Downtown England Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Scholarship - Behavioural Science MSc - Anson Tong   
GG2013201  Chicago Cosmopolitan  India Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Provide RNA-DNA Extraction Equipment to Increase Capacity of COVID-19 Testing in Nagpur 
GG2013633  District 6450 Chicago, USA Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Providing Telehealth & Communication during COVID-19 Pandemic to Underserved Populations   
GG2097244  Oak Lawn Healthcare Honduras Basic Education
& Literacy
Simple School for Banderas, Honduras   
GG2097285  Naperville Downtown Romania Maternal & Child Health Equipment for Neonatal Facility, Sibiu  
GG2097826  Naperville India Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Upgradation of Dialysis Center, Hyderabad   
Submitted for Approval:        
Grant #: District 6450 Sponsor Club: Project Location: Area of Focus: Title:  
GG1985115  Chicago Bolivia Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Early Stimulation & Rehabilitation Day Center, "Maria Josefa Recio", Bolivia   
GG2013319  District 6450 Sierra Leone Disease Prevention
& Treatment
COVID-19 Disease Prevention Assistance   
GG2093213  Naperville Honduras Basic Education
& Literacy
Simple School for Children with Special Needs, El Negrito, Honduras  
GG2098313  District 6450 Nigeria Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Blood Donor Center   
GG2118200  Naperville Japan Disease Prevention
& Treatment
Providing Protective Gowns to Hospitals with Important Roles during COVID-19 Pandemic   
Seeking Authorizations:        
Grant #: District 6450 Sponsor Club: Project Location: Area of Focus:  Title:   
GG1990536  Downers Grove Kenya Water, Sanitation
& Hygiene
Clean Water Initiative - Risa Community  
In Development:        
Grant #:  District 6450 Sponsor Club:  Project Location:  Area of Focus:  Title:   
GG2092601  Chicago O'Hare  Bolivia Community Economic Development Women Training Vulnerable Women   
GG2096035  Chicago Canada Peacebuilding & Conflict Prevention  Sharing Sacred Spaces Toronto