Rotary Club of Youngstown Community Grant Program

The Youngstown Rotary Foundation Community Grant Program will provide two categories of grant opportunities addressing one or more of Rotary International’s seven areas of focus:
  • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Water and sanitation
  • Maternal and child health
  • Basic education and literacy
  • Economic and community development
  • Protecting the environment
Local non-profits are encouraged to submit a grant application.
A $10,000 Second Chance Community Impact Grant for Operational Support will be awarded to one non-profit organization whose mission focuses on second chances for offenders re-entering the community through education, mental health care, substance abuse treatment, job training, counseling and mentoring. General operating support is the working capital non-profits needs to sustain their day-to-day operations, enabling non-profits to build a strong and sustainable infrastructure to provide programs and services that will have the greatest impact.
A series of Community Program/Project Grants of $3,000 will be awarded to five (5) organizations supporting programs or projects that will make a significant, positive difference in the Youngstown community.
Application Process:
Interested applicants should review the full set of guidelines before applying.
Application form available in PDF and Fillable Word Document.
The 2021-2022 grant cycle is open from October 15, 2021 through December 15, 2021.
To submit an application, and for questions, please email  A confirmation will be sent when the application is received. All applicants will be informed of the Youngstown Rotary Foundation decisions after December 15, 2021.