Rotary Announces 2024 Grants totaling over $15,000

Derby-Shelton Rotary President Kim Ryan-Caro is pleased to announce that the Club has made regular grants totaling $10,674 and two special presidential grants totaling an additional $5,000. The grants program is in addition to the Club’s Scholarship and other activities conducted throughout the year. The Club’s fund-raising activities conducted during the year including Shelton Day and the Flags for Heroes program help to generate the revenue for the club’s philanthropic activity.

The following grants are part of the regular grant process:

Organization Purpose Amount


Junior Achievement Money management education $1,000
BHcare Event sponsorship $2,000
Shelton Historical Society Archival Materials $500
New Haven Symphony Concerts $1,000
Healing Little Hearts DMG program $2,100
Masters Table Thanksgiving Meal $1.024
Girl Scouts Summer Camp $800
Derby Elks  Ad Book $150
American Legion Boys State $800
Plumb Library Summer reading program $150
Catholic War Veterans Essay contest $150
Center Stage Production casts for “Rent” $1,000
Total  $10, 674

In addition, Kim has awarded two special presidential grants of $2,500 each to the Connecticut Burn Foundation for the Arthur Luf Children’s Burn Camp and the Shriners Children’s Hospital of New England.


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