Rotary Club of Annapolis Foundation Awards $24,500 in Grants

Annapolis, MD (May 18, 2022) The Rotary Club of Annapolis has announced the distribution of $24,500 in
grants from its Foundation. A portion of the revenue from Rotary’s fundraisers coupled with generous
individual contributions from members over time have built the Foundation into a sizable resource to benefit
the community. A percentage of Foundation funds are distributed each year to 501(c)3 nonprofit
organizations serving area residents.

Foundation Chair Mimi Jones announced $14,500 in grants to the following organizations this year: The
Banneker-Douglass Museum; Chesapeake Children’s Museum; Children’s Theatre of Annapolis; The
Foundation for Community Betterment; Kunta Kinte Celebrations; Live Water Foundation; and Sail Beyond

New Generations Director Jerray Slocum announced an additional $10,000 in Foundation grants to
Annapolis-area high school seniors graduating with strong academic and community-service records.
Nineteen applicants applied for the scholarships, with four awards of $2,500 each given to students from
Broadneck High School (2), Rockbridge Academy (1), and St. Mary’s High School (1).

The Rotary Club of Annapolis is made up of 150 diverse individuals participating in a wide variety of projects
to benefit our local community and the world. Depending on their schedule, members can attend meetings
of the Lunch Group on Thursdays at noon at Annapolis Yacht Club; the Breakfast Group on the fourth
Tuesday of the month at Eggcellence on Housley Road; or the Happy Hour Group on the third Tuesday of the
month at Westend Grill on West Street. Guests are always welcome. To learn more about Rotary or to attend
a meeting, please contact Paul Skrickus 410-353-6087or paskrickus@gmail.com.

- Rotary’s Motto is Service Above Self -