Rotary Foundation of Philadelphia Grants Touching Lives!
The Rotary Foundation of Philadelphia, the charity arm of the Rotary Club of Philadelphia, awarded more than $30,000.00 of grants to worthy city organizations and for international humanitarian projects.
$2000.00 Two $1000.00 scholarships to Miss Philadelphia contestants
$ 850.00 Funding for three students to attend RYLA (Rotary Leadership) Conference
$3650.00 Philadelphia Rotary Literacy Book Distribution Project for four city schools , Fall 2015
$1000.00 Start-up costs, Drexel University Rotaract
$5000.00 2015-2016 Operating costs of $1000.00 per to: West Catholic Interact Club; Drexel University Rotaract; Penn Rotaract; Andrew Jackson EarlyAct Club; and the Global Leadership Interact Club (which has now Rotary International certification).
$5000.00 Rotary International Global Medical Project in Uganda
$ 285.00 Attendance of three Philadelphia Rotary members at RLI (Rotary Leadership) conference*
$3750.00 Achieve Now reading program in designated Philadelphia city school
$2000.00 Musicopia program (restoring music programs in Philadelphia schools)
$2350.00 Habitat for Humanity program in Philadelphia
$2000.00 for two surgical operations — Rotaplast Mission to Pereira, Columbia
$750.00 Children’s Hospital “Babies and Books” project
$1500.00 IHM Literacy Project to confront illiteracy among Philadelphia’s immigrant population
$1500.00 Aqua Corps to provide “basic necessity kits” for homeless persons in Philadelphia
$500.00 …Grant to WXPN radio to support its community commitments.
$30.000.00+ Total of all awards for 2014-2015