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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 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
Pam Bellm
Marilyn Lopez Chicago
Bill Ballou Chicago Lakeview
JoAnne Ragona Darien
Rob Kopecky Elmhurst
Jane Hopkins
Florence Forshey LaGrange
Chuck Newman Naperville
Iris SaavedraZaldivar
Oak Park-River Forest
Rachel Ossyra, DRFCC
debi Ross, DG
Orland Park
Chuck Corrigan, DGE
Naperville Downtown
Jane Hopkins, DGN
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
2019-2020 Meetings:
July 13, August 17, September 21, October 5, November 9, December 7,
January 18, February 22, March 14, April 4, May 16, June 20
All meetings start at 9:15 a.m.

Global Grant Management Seminars:
October 5, April 25
River Forest Public Library, 735 Lathrop Ave., River Forest


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:

Global Grants Training, April 25, 2020

Global Grants DDF Policy 2020-21

Rotary USAID Hearts of Europe Global Grants Guidelines

District Grants Program 2020-2021

District Grants 2020-2021 Instructions

Global Grants DDF Policy 2019-2020 - Revised 1.1.20

Global Grants Training, October 5, 2019

Global Grants Training, June 15, 2019

District Grants Program 2019-2020

District Grants Spring Training 2019

Peace in Action Projects Panel Discussion at 4-13-19 District Conference

Global Grants Training, December 15, 2018

Peace in Action District Grants-Fall Training 2018

Global Grants Presentation-Fall Training 2018

Global Grants Training, June 16, 2018

Global Grants Training & Development Seminar, February 3, 2018

Global Grants Training, February 3, 2018

District Grants Program 2018-2019

District Grants Spring Training 2018

District Fall Training 2017: Clean Water & Food Security Initiative

District Fall Training 2017: District Grants Update

Global Grants Training, July 22, 2017

District 6450 Conference Grants Presentation 2017

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 Water Wells & Towers for Nsukka, Nigeria
GG1635427 Chicago Burkina Faso Disease Prevention & Treatment Medical Supplies & Equipment in Burkina Faso (Project CURE)
GG1637990 Naperville Sunrise Guatemala Water & Sanitation Guatemala - Clean Water Delivery - Tanks
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)
GG1744479 Brookfield Riverside Mexico Disease Prevention & Treatment Humanitarian Project Focusing on Health for Las Mesas, Mexico
GG1744758 Kankakee Mexico Disease Prevention & Treatment Banos Dignos
GG1749646 Chicago India Maternal & Child Health Pediatric Heart Surgeries
GG1753141 Naperville India Disease Prevention & Treatment Providing Blood Screening Equipment & Blood Donor Mobile Van to Rotary Challa Blood Bank
GG1759293  Chicago Ecuador Water & Sanitation Nuevo Briceno Water & Sanitation System
GG1866528  Chicago South Africa Economic & Community Development Project Skills
GG1875628  Oak Park-River Forest Chicago, USA  Disease Prevention & Treatment  Scholarship - Healthcare Management MBA - Ryuhei Kondo 
GG1875938  Chicago Little Village Chicago, USA  Peace & Conflict Resolution  Scholarship - Ambassadorial Scholar in International Relations - Tomohiro Shibata
GG1876166  Oak Park-River Forest Cost Rica  Water & Sanitation  Scholarship - Masters in Water Cooperation & Diplomacy - Alyssa Offutt 
 Submitted for Approval:      
Grant #: District 6450 Sponsor Club: Project Location: Area of Focus: Title:
GG1866417 Chicago Ecuador Water & Sanitation Sustainable Management of the Naranjos River Microbasin in the Buenaventura Reserve
GG1878968 Naperville India Disease Prevention & Treatment CSR Pediatric Heart Surgeries
GG1977981 Joliet Malawi Basic Education & Literacy 2018 Malawi Education & Water Initiative
GG1982317 Naperville India Disease Prevention & Treatment Save A Life A Day - Let's Beat Leukemia
GG1982553 Darien Honduras Basic Education & Literacy Simple School for Quimistan
 Seeking Authorizations:      
Grant #: District 6450 Sponsor Club: Project Location: Area of Focus:  Title: 
 In Development:      
Grant #:  District 6450 Sponsor Club:  Project Location:  Area of Focus:  Title: 
GG1751142 Chicago Cosmopolitan  Ethiopia  Economic & Community Development  Beita Semati, Ethiopia Economic & Community Development 
GG1752614  Chicago Senegal Disease Prevention & Treatment  Building Cervical Cancer Prevention Services 
GG1755162  Downers Grove Kenya Water & Sanitation Clean Water Initiative
GG1864980  Chicago Southeast  Nigeria  Basic Education & Literacy  Seat of Wisdom Library - Computer Literacy Training 
GG1867636  Chicago  Chicago, USA Disease Prevention & Treatment  Diabetes Prevention: Project PowerUp 
GG1867696  Naperville Slovakia Peace & Conflict Resolution Community Integration Center
GG1873101  Chicagoland Lithuanians Lithuania  Maternal & Child Health Children's Oncology Help Center
GG1873354  Chicago O'Hare  Bolivia Economic & Community Development Marketplace Literacy for Vulnerable Women in La Paz 
GG1873936 Chicago Southeast Chicago, USA Peace & Conflict Resolution EmCee Skool-Building Community Peace Ambassadors Using Spoke Word
GG1876605 Oak Park-River Forest Chicago, USA Peace & Conflict Resolution Bridging the Digital Divide through Peace 
GG1981155 Hinsdale Brazil Disease Prevention & Treatment Stretchers for Child Institute Project
GG1981320 Chicago  USA Peace & Conflict Resolution Genesis Academy Summer Institutes
GG1981321 Naperville Sunrise Guatemala Water & Sanitation Clean Water Delivery - Tanks 2
GG1982495  Naperville Honduras Basic Education & Literacy El Progresso Small School, Apoautis
GG1982496 Naperville Honduras Basic Education & Literacy  Classrooms for Small Schools in El Negrito
GG1982505 Naperville Kenya Basic Education & Literacy  Addition to Dago Primary School in Dago
GG1982590 LaGrange 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 
GG1982876 Chicago Ecuador  Water & Sanitation Villa de la Alegria