Good Works Small Grants – Taking Applications Now!

The Rotary Club of Salem and Salem Rotary Foundation has funds available for smaller projects that will benefit our community. Grants generally range from $500 – $4,000 each. Eligible projects for consideration are those that directly or indirectly foster, develop, promote, and encourage the health, education, and the general welfare of primarily youth in the city of Salem and the surrounding area. Interested applicants should submit proposals for a project focused on service projects performed by Salem area non-profit organizations.

Examples of purposes for which grants are typically made; scholarships, educational activities, programs or events and acquisition of equipment or supplies for educational or health purposes. Grants generally will not be made for general administrative or operating expenses or to retire financial debt.

A committee will review all proposals and make selections based on the funds available. The Rotary Club of Salem Board of Directors will determine what project(s) to fund. A formal announcement to the recipients and those who were not selected will be made no later than May 1st, 2024.

To apply, please complete the application below. Note that the red asterisk items are mandatory. Please keep your responses brief. Applications must be received no later than March 27th, 2024 at midnight. If you have questions, please contact Beth Rhoades at or 503-932-4947 (please be sure to leave a message).