The Rotary Club of Alameda will award $20,000 to 19 Alameda charities and nonprofit organizations on December 12 as part of its annual community grants program. More funds were available to distribute this year due to fundraising efforts including a lobster dinner and Dine and Donate dinners at restaurants in town, the Rotary Club stated.
The charities and nonprofits supported with community grants in this year are Alameda Boys & Girls Club, Alameda Civic Ballet, Alameda Community Chorus, Alameda Education Foundation, Alameda Food Bank, Alameda Friends of the Parks, Alameda Point Collaborative, the Alameda Post, Bay Area Music Project, Bike Walk Alameda, Encinal High School Music Boosters, Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Friends of the Alameda Free Library, League of Women Voters of Alameda, Love Elementary School PTA, Rhythmix Cultural Works, The Feather House Foundation, Tomorrow Youth Repertory, and West End Arts District.
The Rotary Club of Alameda regularly gives back to the community via grants, scholarships for graduating high school seniors, and a variety of community service projects. Most recently, Rotarians helped to sort food donated to the Food Bank during the Scouting for Food campaign.
The Rotary Club always welcomes new members who would like to make a positive difference in Alameda and the world. To learn more about joining, please email [email protected].