Foundation Goals 2017-18 and Key Dates

District Goals 2017-18

The District Foundation Committee has set the following Goals for 2017-18:
•             Increase the awareness of the Rotary Foundation by giving presentations on the Foundation to 80% of the clubs in our District
•             Have the District Grant funds for 2017/18 fully committed and used by Rotary Clubs in our District to fulfill club projects
•             Submit and commence a new District Global Grant project
•             Support a District Vocational Scholar
•             Submit to RI a District Peace Fellow applicant
•             Work more closely with the International Committee and sponsor one joint international project
•             Increase Foundation and Polio-Plus giving by 5% over 2017/18
•             Increase the number of Paul Harris Society members to 20
•             Support a Vocational Training Team if proposed by the DG in the 2017/18 year.
 

Key Dates

•             31 March 2017 – Reports due for District Grants approved
•             31 May 2017 – Applications for 2017/18 Districts Grants Close
•             31 July 2017 – Clubs notified of successful applications for District Grants
•             September 2017 – Area of Focus: Basic Education and Literacy Month
•             October 2017 – Area of Focus: Economic and Community Development Month
•             November 2017 – The Rotary Foundation Month
•             31 December 2017 – Progress reports due for District Grants approved
•             December 2017 – Area of Focus:  Disease Prevention and Treatment Month
•             February 2018 – Area of Focus: Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month
•             31 March 2018 – Reports due for District Grants approved
•             31 March 2018 – Closing date for Vocational and Peace Scholarship Applications for 2018/19
•             March 2018 – Area of Focus: Water and Sanitation Month
•             April 2018 – Area of Focus: Maternal and Child Health Month
•             May 2018 – District interviews for Vocational and Peace Scholarships
•             31 May 2018 – Applications for 2018/19 Districts Grants Close
•             June 2018 – Submission of District nominations to Rotary International