San Marino Rotary Charities Grants

Providing funding for educational and community programs to assist credible agencies and institutions serving children and youth, the elderly, and projects that will improve the quality of life of people in the greater San Marino community.

San Marino Rotary is proud to support our local communities through our grants program. Each year we are able to support the great work of many wonderful organizations.

Grant requests not to exceed $2,000.
Last fiscal year Rotary Charities distributed 17 grants ranging from $500-$2000.

Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019 by 5:00 p.m.

Grant Application Instructions


This version of the application can be filled-in and saved on your computer IF you open it in Adobe Acrobat. (Usually pdf files open in your browser but they cannot filled in or saved.)

Steps for Application Submission:
1. Complete the application in a typed format.
2. Save the application as OrganizationName.FileType – example:
HelpingYouth.Application or HelpingYouth.SupportingDoc
3. Upload the grant application and attachments to the following web address:

2018-2019 Rotary Community Grants Committee Member
Wayne Carter at

Organizations Supported through Community Grants – 2017-18

Ability First
Cancer Support Community Pasadena
East Meets West Parent Education Club
Foothill Family
Foothill Unity
Friends In Deed
Help with Hope (formerly Hot for Hope)
Mending Kids International
Our Saviour Center
San Gabriel Mission Playhouse
San Gabriel Valley Music Theater
San Marino High School (Grad Night)
Santa Anita Family YMCA
Saving Hearts Foundation
The Frostig Center
Villa Esperanza Services
YMCA- San Marino/South Pasadena

Meeting Information

Thursdays at 12:10 PM

San Marino Community Church, Fellowship Hall

1750 Virginia Road
San Marino, CA Map It

Our meeting location occasionally changes.  Click “More info” in the Upcoming Events section below to confirm the location.

Upcoming Events

San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting
Speaker: Bob Houston puts on the Annual Chili Cook Off
Topic: Rotarians and other community members will compete to earn the honors of the best chili in all the land.
January 24th 2019 at 12:10 pm
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San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting
Speaker: Local Students
Topic: The Annual 4-way Test Speech Competition chaired by Rotarians Adam Chang and Ginny Hsiao
January 31st 2019 at 12:10 pm
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San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting
Speaker: Local Student Musicians
Topic: Annual Dan Stover Music Contest chaired by Rotarian Georg Eittinger
Feb 7th - Jan 24th 2019 at 12:10 pm
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San Marino Rotary Club Luncheon Meeting
February 14th 2019 at 12:10 pm
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Board of Directors Meeting - San Marino Rotary Club
February 14th 2019 at 1:35 pm
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Rotary Small Business Alliance
February 15th 2019 at 7:00 am
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