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Rotary Club of Carlsbad P.O. Box 34
Carlsbad, CA, 92018
Make checks payable to: Carlsbad Rotary Foundation
Federal ID# 95-3489812
The Rotary Club of Carlsbad Foundation
The Rotary Club of Carlsbad has a foundation to fund scholarships for local students.   Since 1980 the club’s foundation has awarded hundreds of scholarships to students in the community; giving many young adults a chance to fulfill their dreams.   It is organized as a 501(C)(3), Federal ID# 95-3489812, not-for-profit organization.
Carlsbad Rotary Foundation began in 1980 with a gift of $20,000 from Bill Smith, a club member.  The Club, through various fundraisers, contributes to the principal of the scholarship fund.  As a rule, only the earnings are used to fund the scholarships awarded.  Over $50,000 has been awarded over the last 4 years!  We estimate that over $400,000 has been awarded since inception of the Foundation!  The Foundation is governed by a Board of Directors, comprised of current or former Rotary Club of Carlsbad members.
How to Apply for a Scholarship:  Scholarships are awarded through the High Schools and through the financial assistance office at Mira Costa Community College.  If you are interested in receiving a scholarship please contact the high school counseling office or Mira Costa College directly.
How to Contribute:  Contributions to the foundation can be made through the Rotary Club of Carlsbad (P.O. Box 34, Carlsbad, CA, 92018).   Checks should be made out to “Carlsbad Rotary Foundation. Contributions are tax free and a receipt/letter of acknowledgement will be provided to the donor.  There are additional recognitions for donations in excess of $1,000.
Why contribute to the foundation?  The foundation is focused on buildings a strong and vital Carlsbad in which to live, work, and raise children.  To do this, it is committed to providing educational assistance to students from this community, at schools in this community, and in disciplines that are needed by this community.  Please help by contributing to this work.