Queen City Rotary now accepting grant applications for youth-focused projects

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Rotary President Monique Ruth, Jeff Smith, Boy Scouts of America, and former club President Peter Labombarde, at the 2017 QC Rotary Awards presentation. Courtesy Photo

Manchester, NH –The Queen City Rotary Club announces it is now accepting grant applications for its 2018 awards cycle.

“On an annual basis, we provide over $50,000 in donations to organizations across greater Manchester that support youth in need,” said Monique Ruth, President, Queen City Rotary Club.  “We’re excited to announce that our application process for 2018 is now open!”

With over 60 local business and community leaders, the Queen City Rotary Club devotes itself to supporting youth in need as well as other non-profit causes.  The club holds two major fundraising events each year and provides hundreds of hours of community service for projects across Greater Manchester.

Ruth notes that the club supported more than 40 organizations with charitable grants in 2017 and hopes to exceed that number this year.  “The deadline to submit a grant application is April 3 and the donations will be distributed at a special event later in the spring,” she said.

To apply for a grant or for more information, please visit the Club’s website at www.queencityrotaryclub.org.


About Rotary

Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographic areas.

The Queen City Rotary Club meets Thursday mornings at 7:30 a.m. at the Puritan Back Room in Manchester.  To learn more, please visit: www.queencityrotary.org.