Good Works Grants

The mission of the Good Works Fund is to support projects that address unmet needs in established priority areas within the Rotary Club of Traverse City’s service area — primarily Grand Traverse County. Grants are awarded in amounts not to exceed $5,000 to nonprofits organizations doing important work in our community. 

Priority Funding Areas

  • Arts and culture
  • Basic human needs
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Health and Safety
  • Recreation

Project Priorities

  • Capital expenditures
  • Equipment
  • One-time special opportunities/events
  • Start-ups and new projects

Upcoming Application Deadlines

  • May 3, 2024
  • August 2, 2024
  • November 1, 2024
  • January 31, 2025
  • May 2, 2022

Apply for a Good Works Grant

Download the application below. Once completed, submit applications via email to Submissions are reviewed by a committee member, who may contact you with further questions. Following their review, your grant proposal will be reported to the committee for consideration at our quarterly meeting. Successful applicants will be notified following approval by the Club Board.
The Good Works Fund provides important financial support to our community on a smaller scale than Rotary Charities grants. They are two distinctly different grant-making programs.