The Rotary Club of South Hilo announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) from any non-profit organization serving East Hawai’i communities.  The maximum request for funding shall not exceed $10,000 USD.  Actual amount awarded will be determined by profits received from the Rotary Club of South Hilo’s primary fundraiser, HILO HULI, which will take place on Sunday, May 5, 2019.
  • Proposals shall follow the attached format and shall be submitted via email to: no later than 6 p.m., Saturday, January 19, 2019. No late entries will be accepted.  Entries will be acknowledged by return email.
  • Proposals are limited to ten (10) total pages including title pages, attachments, etc. and should not be in a font size smaller than 12 pt.
  • Two primary awardees will be announced on February 15, 2019 and will be identified as the major recipients of funds raised at Hilo Huli.
  • Based on funds raised, additional applicants may be awarded funding. Those additional recipients will be announced no later than August 1, 2019.
  • Funds shall be distributed to winning organizations on or before September 5, 2019.
  • Award funds may not be used for the following purposes:
    • Operating expenses, including salaries or benefits.
    • Lobbying or political activities
    • Payment of any debt or liability owed by the organization or its principals.
  • All organizations awarded funding, shall submit a final report (report format requirements issued when funds are awarded) by June 1, 2020. Receipt of the final report shall release the final 10% of the organization’s award.
Any questions or comments should be directed to:
            Benson Medina, President
            Rotary Club of South Hilo
            P.O. Box 6173
            Hilo, HI 96720