Rotary Club of Portland: Service Above Self

Funding & Resources

Ambassadorial and Peace Scholarships

Ambassadorial and Peace Scholarships

Academic scholarships to study abroad, in peace and other areas

Rotary World Peace Fellows are leaders promoting national and international cooperation, peace, and the successful resolution to conflict throughout their lives, in their careers, and through service activities. Fellows can earn a master's degree in international relations, public administration, sustainable development, peace studies, and conflict resolution, or a related field, or a professional development certificate in peace and conflict resolution.

Capital Campaign: Project 2020

Capital Campaign: Project 2020

In May 2020, the Rotary Club of Portland (RCP) will celebrate the 110th anniversary of its founding.  As a commitment to second century of service, the club intends to fund worthy project in the community addressing a high profile community need.  The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to identify and select a project from an organization willing to commit both time and resources in a strategic relationship with RCP.  RCP would expect to complete the project with the non-profit in approximately 2019 through 2021, depending on the scope of such project.  
Community Grants

Community Grants

Funds for capital expenditures for local nonprofit organizations

Portland Rotary Charitable Trust Funds are granted to 501c3 organizations in the Portland-area that specifically focus on improving the quality of life of disadvantaged youth.   Grants must be used for capital expenses.

Oregon Ethics in Business

Oregon Ethics in Business

Honoring ethical business practice beyond the expected

The Oregon Ethics in Business Awards honor those organizations and individuals who have demonstrated ethical business practice in its broadest interpretation: in the workplace, the marketplace, the environment, and the community. The recipients of these awards will have, by act and example, gone beyond the expected to achieve excellence in ethical business practices.

Wheels of Power

Wheels of Power

Power wheelchair and scooter donations for local individuals

“In the immediate Portland area there are scores of men, women and children confined to wheelchairs. Some of these are temporary confinements. But many are long range or even permanent. Birth defects, accidents, and disease put men, women and children in this category.”