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The TRF Future Vision Plan

Frank J. Devlyn

Doing Good in the World 


The following terms and conditions will apply to all districts that are designated as Pilot Districts.

1. Districts participating in The Rotary Foundation Future Vision Pilot must agree to obtain approval to participate in the pilot from at least two-thirds of the clubs in the district.

2. Complete a qualification process that includes a mandatory training session for 2010-11 district governors and Foundation chairs.

3. Qualify any clubs in the district that want to
apply for grants by training 2010-11 club officers at the presidents-elect training seminar (PETS), the district conference, or the district assembly. 

4. Participate in the pilot for all three years (2010-11, 2011-12, and 2012-13) and not participate in current Rotary Foundation programs (with the exception of PolioPlus and Rotary Centers for International Studies) during that time. 

5. Submit applications annually for both Rotary Foundation District Grants and Rotary Foundation Global Grants during each of the three years of the pilot in order to thoroughly test the new grants structure. 

6. Use global grants only for projects sponsored with in other pilot districts.

7. Submit reports on previously approved and
implemented Foundation grants and scholarships. 

8. Withdraw any grant applications for current
 programs not approved before 1 July 2010.

9. Provide periodic reports and respond to surveys about the district’s involvement in the pilot phase.

10. Use the pilot’s secure site to apply for grants and communicate with The Rotary Foundation online.

11. Revise, if necessary, any 2010-11 District Designated Fund allocations already communicated to The Rotary Foundation.  This may affect the
district’s plans to sponsor Ambassadorial Scholarships and Group Study Exchange teams.

12. Review all Future Vision Plan information
provided by The Rotary Foundation.

13. Adjust district Rotary Foundation committee and subcommittees to conform to the new grants structure as advised by The Rotary Foundation.  For example, pilot districts will be required to end the term of their sitting district Rotary Foundation committee chair as of 30 June 2010 and appoint the same or a different Rotarian to serve in that role for all three years of the pilot.

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