Feed on
Posts
Comments

Tag Archive 'funding'

Happy New Year! It seems fitting to beginning our 2011 blogging with good news. Four District 5100 projects have been approved for funding by Rotary International. Click the ‘Continue Reading’ for summaries of the projects, and links to their respective MatchingGrants.org pages.

Read Full Post »

Matching Clubs and Needs

The Google docs spreadsheet detailing club projects and needs has been set up with two posted projects. Click here to access it.
To post a project, send an email with the following information to Sarah Eadie or Ron Kelemen:
Project Title
Host Rotary Club
Host District
Project Location
Project Description
Approximate Total Cost
Primary International Partner if one has been selected
Name, email and [...]

Read Full Post »

Micro-Credit Project in India

The Portland Rotary Club is looking for funding from other clubs for their micro-credit project in India. The purpose of their project is to provide micro-loans to dalit (untouchable) women in rural Andhra Pradesh, India to develop small businesses. To help, or learn more, check out their MatchingGrants.org page here.
Update: This project is also listed [...]

Read Full Post »

District 5100 World Committee Service Meeting Notes
October 20, 2010
Download a recording of the meeting here (available until November 9th).
WCS Committee mission:

Promote world community service projects to clubs throughout District 5100
Serve as a resource for clubs in their WCS efforts
Establish and maintain relationships with clubs and districts in other countries
Partner with the Districts 5100 Foundation [...]

Read Full Post »

District 5100 World Community Service Meeting Notes
September 15, 2010
WCS Committee mission:

Promote world community service projects to clubs throughout District 5100
Serve as a resource for clubs in their WCS efforts
Establish and maintain relationships with clubs and districts in other countries
Partner with the Districts 5100 Foundation Board
Educate the clubs on Future Vision and our role as a [...]

Read Full Post »

Putting the “I” into RI

By Ron Kelemen
District 5100 WCS Chair
GSE Bangalore Team Leader
Imagine how horrific it would be and the resulting news coverage if a 747 jumbo jet with 400 passengers crashed in Salem today.  Now what if it were 10 jumbo jets every day of the year?  That’s 4,000 deaths per day.  Unimaginable!  But sadly, we really do [...]

Read Full Post »

July 21 WCS Committee Notes

It’s a whole new Rotary year and a whole new way of doing World Community Service Projects. Here are our notes from the kick-off meeting.

Read Full Post »

Dear WCS Rotarians,
As you probably know, the Future Vision plan was adopted by TRF as a 3 year pilot in which 100 districts participate; and 400-some do not.  District 5100 is a non-pilot district.
Here is a list of Pilot Districts. This means, in general, that Pilot Districts work together as partners on matching grants and [...]

Read Full Post »