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The Rotary Club of Dunedin is one of the area's oldest and most active service clubs. Chartered on January 20, 1947, the club benefits the community through support for the Dunedin High School scholarship and the Dunedin High School Interact Club.

2024-25 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $18,300

2022-23 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,900

2021-22 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,650

2020-21 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,900

2019-20 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,900

2018-19 - Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $15,950

2017-18 – Rotary Club of Dunedin Scholarship Program: $13,900

 

The club hosts the Bloodmobile several times each year at the Church of the Good Shepherd. 

 

The Rotary Club of Dunedin has provided the following grants.

2023-2024 - Spring Total $8,000

Community Dental Clinic - $500 - Support Denture Program 

Dunedin Cares - $3,000 - Food for VFW and Dunedin High School 

Dunedin Fine Arts- $750 - Summer Arts Academy Tuition Waivers

Dunedin High School NJROTC - $1,000 - Nation High School Drill Team Championship

Dunedin High School Robotics Team - $1,000 - "Navel Birds" National Competition  

Sailability - $750 - Ongoing operations & maintenance 

Friends of the Library - $500 - VOX Books audio readers for children

Stirling Youth Soccer - $500 - Equipment for Summer Camp

 

2023-2024 - Fall Total $13,338

Academie da Vinci School - Sound of Learning - $1,500 - Music & Music Theatre Program 

Camp Boggy Creek - $1,200 - Camp program for children of cancer patients

Clothes to Kids- $1,560 - Wardrobes for 24 students

Compassion Kind - $500 - Storage shed and supplies for animal rescue

Dunedin High School NJROTC - $1,578 - Two buzzers for academic competition

Dunedin High School Robotics Team - $1,000 - Uniforms, registrations, and equipment for competitions 

Sailability - $2,500 - Sailing program for people with disabilities

Sleep in Heavenly Peace - $2,500 - Beds for 10 Dunedin children

Suncoast Animal League - $1,000 - Vet clinic  to spay and neuter

2022-2023 - Spring Total $15,000

Academie da Vinci School - Kindness ProgramCompassion Kind - $1,000 - "Kindness Wins" program for team sports 

Academie da Vinci School - Spanish DeptDunedin Cares Food Bank - $250 - Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration -

Sept-Oct

Blue-Green Connections - $2,000 - Elementary School curriculum

Dunedin Cares - $5,250 - two "pop-up" food distribution locations

Dunedin Fine Arts Center - $2,000 - Summer Art Academy tuition waivers

Dunedin High School NJROTC - $1,000 - NROTC Competitions 

Dunedin History Museum - $1,000 - Student Program & African-American film project

Sailability - $2,500 -Two wheelchair lifts

2022-2023 - Fall Total $9,500

Compassion Kind - $500 - Displace animals & human needs – Hurricane Ian

Dunedin Cares Food Bank - $2,000 - NEW Program – meals for children, Jan-Jun 2023

Dunedin High School – NJROTC - $500 - Drones & material for drone team

Dunedin High School – Robotics Team - $500 - Materials to grow robotics program

Dunedin History Museum - $500 - Scholarships, Dunedin Express holiday program

First Presbyterian Church (Pack-a-Sack Program) - $2,000 - Weekend snacks for food-insecure schoolchildren

Rotary CART Fund - $500 - Alzheimer’s Research

Rotary Inner Wheel - $1,000 - Myoelectric limbs for children

Random Acts of Flowers - $1,000 - Expand Holiday program

Sailability - $1,000 - Boat maintenance

2021-2022 - Total $13,000

Blue Green Connections - $1,000 – Precious Land and Water Resources

NJROTC - $1,000 – Dunedin High School -Orienteering Team USA Junior Nationals

Dunedin Historical Museum - $2,000 – Two Projects – Summer Camp and Documentary

Friends of The Library - $1,000 – Birding Backpacks

Clothes to Kids - $1,000 – Give A Child A Weeks’ Worth of Clothes

Suncoast Animal Sanctuary - $1,000 – Assist with Coverage Of Medical Cost

Academie da Vinci PTO - $460 – Basketball Goals

Random Acts of Flowers - $2,000 – Holiday Program

Dunedin Cares - $2000 – New 2022 Outreach Programs (Meals on Wheels, MOW4Kids, Good Shepherd Thrift Store, Greenwood area)

Saliability - $1500 – boat motor repair, slip fees, and maintenance

2019/2020 Awardees – Total: $10,600

Church of the Good Shepherd - $1,600 - Pack-a-Sack 
Dunedin Cares, Inc. - $1,000         
Dunedin Fine Art Center -  $2,000 - Youth Education   
Dunedin History Museum - $2,000
Eckerd Connects Raising Hope - $1,000  
Inner Wheel USA Foundation - $2,000

Sailability Greater Tampa Bay - $1,000    

2018-2019 - Total $8,760

Church of the Good Shepherd - $1,600 for Pack-a-Sack Program

Dunedin Cares, Inc. - $1,000 to support Food Pantry

Dunedin History Museum - $1,500 for disadvantaged persons to participate in Dunedin’s Polar Express

Eckerd Connects Raising Hope - $1,000 to purchase baby supplies for children entering the foster care system

Inner Wheel USA Foundation - $1,000 to provide myoelectric limbs for limb deficient children

Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas - $960 to provide healthy snacks to children attending ESL (English as a Second Language) classes at Dunedin Elementary School and Dunedin Public Library

Random Acts of Flowers - $1,200 to help launch “Hope Blossoms”

Sailability Greater Tampa Bay - $ 500 to help with repairs to a wheelchair accessible boat and a Safety Boat

2017-2018

Chi Chi Rodriquez Youth Foundation:  equipment for First Tee program being established at Dunedin Stirling Links

Dunedin Cares:  roof repairs, electrical and water hookups, and a deck with ramps for the entrance of a donated modular building

Dunedin Fine Art Center:   children’s scholarships in the form of tuition waivers

Dunedin History Museum:  Summer Camp Program

Dunedin Youth Sailing Association:  scholarships

Eckerd Connects Raising Hope:  143 duffle bags for at-risk children who have been removed from their homes and are now in the foster care system

Inner Wheel U.S.A. Foundation, Inc.:  myoelectric limbs for limb deficient children whose families are without insurance or other means of funds

Literacy Council of Upper Pinellas: 100 bilingual paperback books Random Acts of Flowers:  RAF’s “Holiday Poinsettia Program”

Sailability Greater Tampa Bay:  pontoon and dinghy equipment for boats retrofitted for persons with disabilities  

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