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Each year, the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River is pleased to provide grants to 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that serve youth, adults and the community-at-large within Lakewood and Rocky River. The club is now accepting applications for its 2023-24 grant cycle.

The deadline for applications is Thursday, November 9, 2023; grants will be announced in January 2024. Organizations may submit only one application.

Grants generally range from $2,500 to $5,000. Funding is primarily focused on programs and projects that benefit residents of Lakewood and Rocky River in the following areas: Hunger, health services, housing, youth development, and community quality of life.

Each year, the Rotary club, through its foundation, gives back to the community over $70,000 in grants, scholarships, and financial aid.

The completed application form and requested attachments should be submitted via email to no later than Thursday, November 9, 2023.

Click to download the Grant Application Form.

If there are any questions, please email the committee at or call Curt Brosky at 216-702-1075.

Receiving scholarships from the Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River are (from left) Matthew Esdon, Lindsay Farrall, Maggie McGann, Kate Seeley, and Bert Wirtz.

The Rotary Club of Lakewood and Rocky River has awarded college scholarships to five area graduating seniors.

Recipients include Matthew Esdon of Rocky River High School, Maggie McGann of Lakewood High School, Bert Wirtz, Jr. of St. Ignatius High School, and Lindsay Farrall and Kate Seeley of Magnificat High School. Each will receive $3,000 Donald W. Strang, Jr. Scholarship awards from the Lakewood-Rocky River Rotary Foundation. This $15,000 scholarship program is part of nearly $70,000 that the Lakewood/Rocky River Rotary Club donates to community programs each year.

In addition to demonstrating academic achievement and potential, these five Rotary scholarship winners were chosen for their character, as well as extracurricular and community involvement.

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