On May 7, 2019, The Rotarian Foundation of Livermore (RFL) awarded $44.000 to ten community organizations at the Rotary Club of Livermore Valley meeting.

Founded in In 1987, the RFL consists of members of The Rotary Club of Livermore and The Rotary Club of Livermore Valley. As a public charity, it provides support to create opportunities for young people, promote community service, and improve the quality of life for the benefit of all in the Livermore Valley.

The RFL awarded $1,233,328 from 1999 to 2019 in community grants. In 2019 the Foundation awarded $44,000 for the ten community organization grants listed below and $10,000 for Innovation in Education grants in a matching funds partnership with The Livermore Valley Education Foundation (LVEF).

The following organizations were awarded funds from the RFL’s annual grantmaking program:

Kids Bike Lane, Big Bike Build 2019

Tri-Valley Conservancy, “Discovery – Youth in Nature Program” – Connecting Kids to Nature & Science

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District, Community Children’s Health Access

Axis Community Health, Equipment for New Dental Clinic Serving Low-Income Tri-Valley Families

Open Heart Kitchen, Children’s weekend bag lunch program

Assistance League of Amador Valley, Operation School Bell® – Clothing the Children

Livermore Science and Society Center, Exhibit Development for Livermore Science and Society Center

CityServe of the Tri-Valley, CityServe’s Financial Crisis Response for Livermore Families in Need

Close Up Foundation, Civic Education Programming for Low-Income Livermore High School Students

Valley Humane Society, Valley Humane Society – Video Production

Contributions, fund-raisers, corporate sponsorships, bequests, and professionally managed investments for long-term sustainability, make it possible for the RFL to continue support to organizations serving the community into the future.

Source: The Independent, 5/23/2019