The Learning Fund provides financial support for changemakers and their teams to pursue professional development.
The Learning Fund covers fees for professional development opportunities, trainings, workshops, conferences, and other related learning experiences. Individuals may apply up to $500. Teams of 4 or more are eligible for up to $2,000 per Rotary Charities' fiscal year (July through June). Matching funds are not required.
Topics areas may include, but are not limited to:
Support through the Learning Fund is not available for programs already underwritten by Rotary Charities (ie. Leadership Learning Lab, Leadership Coaching Cohort, or other learning experiences and professional development opportunities that already receive support from Rotary Charities). Funding is not available for school tuition and material expenses, strategic planning, reimbursements, or travel and lodging expenses.
Applicants must be affiliated as a volunteer, board member, or staff of a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization, Native nation, local unit of government, or school district serving Antrim, Benzie, Grand Traverse, Kalkaska, or Leelanau Counties.
Approval of Learning Fund requests will be made based on:
Contact Kendra Luta with questions.
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