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Lorain Rotary Club Announces Guidelines for application to the Rotarian Gerald Prucha Fund

Rev. Dr. Brad Donahue, Chairman, Lorain Rotary Club

In his will, Rotarian Gerald Prucha graciously provided a bequest to be used by the Rotary Club of Lorain to help the community. Rotarian Prucha designated three specific areas of interest. These area are;

  • Acquire books for the Lorain Library
  • Support capital improvement drives of local publicly supported charities
  • Support local charitable organizations that provide food, clothing, shelter and health care for elderly and youth.

The Rotarian Gerald Prucha Fund Committee, formed by the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Lorain to distribute these funds,  is now accepting letters of intent for projects in the above mentioned areas for 2015 awards.

The guidelines are as follows:

1.)    All projects must relate to the categories mentioned above.

2.)    All letters of intent must come from a 501c3.  Letters of intent will not be accepted from individuals.  All letters of intent must include the agency or organizations EIN number

3.)     Please fully describe your project, how it relates to one of the categories, and state the amount that your organization is seeking for the project. Please be aware that these grants will not be large, most will be under $1,500.00.

4.)    Deadline for the letters of intent will be May 15, 2015.  All letters of intent should be addressed to the Rev. Dr. Brad Donahue, 281 Chestnut Court, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012.  Electronic submission will be accepted and may be set to PruchaFund@gmail.com.  Any questions relating to the letter of intent may be addressed to Dr. Donahue at 440-244-5883.

5.)    Letters of intent should be no longer than two pages.

6.)    Awards will be made in June 2015.

Thank you for your interest in this fund. We wish you success in your request.

The Gerald Prucha Fund Committee,

The Rev. Dr. Brad Donahue, Chair