Current Projects

“We Can Do It!” An artistic re-imagining of Rosie the Riveter in these times shows appreciation for the workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Artist: Terrance Osborne

Each year the Richmond Rotary supports a wide variety of community and international projects. The support can take the form of roll-up-your-sleeves-volunteering, financial assistance, or both.

Here are the projects and organizations that we are currently supporting:

Community Support 2021

Bikes for Kids

Greater Richmond Interfaith Center (GRIP)

Groundwork Richmond

Miraflores Centennial Project 2020: An Immigrant Story

Multicultural Children’s Bookstore

Teachers at Peres Elementary School

Richmond Museum

Rotocare

SOS Richmond

Teen Moms

Tutoring for 3rd graders at Peres Elementary School

Vitalant Blood Drive

International Projects 2021

Guatemala

Community Support 2019-2020

Total contributions: $67,058

Bikes for Kids

Early Childhood Mental Health Program

Greater Richmond Interfaith Program (GRIP)

National Institute for Arts and Disabilities (NIAD)

Parchester Neighborhood Council Toy Drive

Peacemakers Backpacks

President’s Fund (2016-17: WCCUSD Library Enhancement Project)

Read Aloud America

Richmond Police Athletic League (RPAL)

Richmond Art Center

Richmond Community Foundation

Richmond Food Pantry

Rotocare

Teen Moms

Thanksgiving Dinner

Youth Enrichment Strategies (YES)

YMCA

Camp Royal/Venture

Escape Club (LaVonya DeJean Middle School)

International Projects 2019-2020

Total contributions: $11,550

Committee for South African Solidarity (COSAS)

Interact Polio Plus

Rotoplast

Santa Caterina Clinic

The Wheelchair Foundation

Application for Financial Support

If your organization would like to apply for financial support from the Richmond Rotary, please submit the Application for Financial Support.

Please download this, fill it out on your computer, then attach the completed document to an email and send it to our president, Josh Surowitz. Thank you.

If your organization is seeking volunteer support for a particular project, please speak to one of our board members. That person can in turn represent your project before the Club, which will consider your request.

Thank you.