The mission of the Rotary Club of Lansing Foundation is to establish an enduring source of revenue where Lansing Rotarians may honor the club’s creed of “service above self” by supporting charitable endeavors of import with positive impact on our city, our nation and our world.
The Rotary Club of Lansing Foundation held its first meeting on December 9, 1977. By-laws were adopted and the Foundation was incorporated on October 17, 1978. The Foundation received its 501(c)(3) Federal Tax Exempt status in 1979.
The Rotary Club of Lansing Foundation is governed by a Board of not less than nine Directors who are members of the Rotary Club of Lansing and who are elected by the general membership. A Director serves a term of three years.
Organizations may apply for a grant through a grant applications process.
The grant application should focus on explaining how the grant will benefit the community through:
- Signature Projects
- Selected Community and Youth Projects that make a difference
- International Activities