Recently we compiled a list of the "Top Ten"  accomplishments we are proud of in our community for the local DHT newspaper.  See it HERE
 
Rotary serves in many ways including hands on projects, funding, leadership.  Here are some financial contributions the Club has made in the past few years.

Clairmont Participarent $25,000
Cool Aid $33,500
Penson School Parent Fund-raising $25,000
Nitehawk $2500
TEC Centre Facility Improvement $19,000
YMCA GP Youth Program
Friendship Centre Aboriginal Head Start
Safe Communities - Rachel's Challenge - $5000
Grande Prairie Boy's Choir  $5000
Swanavon School Parent Assoc $15,000
Local Air Cadets; (per annum)  $18,000
Clairmont School Playground $25,000
Golden Age Center  (to date)               $125,000
Camp Tamarack  $80,000
Scholarships:  Various high schools in the region annually
Hillside Park  $50,000
Salvation Army Soup Kitchen  $50,000
QEII Hospital Foundation  (to date)               $350,000
GPRC College Foundation  (Rotary Conferencing Center)  $50,000
Muskoseepi Park Playground  $40,000
Lawn Bowling Center  $25,000
PARDS ( various work projects including hands on projects)
Skateboard park in Muskoseepi;             $20,000
Smith Field Soccer facility  $50,000
Community Foundation  Endowment  $25,000
Center 2000
Second Street Theatre
Rotary House   $230,000
Rotary Community Room - Grande Prairie Public Library  $100,000
Hythe Senior Centre $50,000
Kool Aid $75,00
Employment Partnership Program $25,000
Grande Prairie French School Playground $25,000
Multi-Plex Pool Complex Grande Prairie $33,000


On top of the above, every year our Club budgets 20,000 - 25,000 for "Small Donations" of less than $2500.00 for various local groups that apply to our Club for funding.  In the past year the Club has supported these and other projects:
 
Key local projects
$5,000 to Grande Spirit Foundation
$5,000 to Boys Choir
$2,500 to PWA for  transportation of students to PARDS
$2,500 to Edson Trail Society
$2,500 to Compassion House
$2,000 to Public School District
$1,600 to Music Festival
$1,500 to Composite High School for equipment for developmentally disabled students
$10,000 to ShelterBox (in recognition of the disasters in Japan)
$5,000 to Grande Spirit Foundation
$2,500 Compassion House Foundation
$25,000 Clairmont ParticiParent
$2,500 Reading University
$33,000 Kool Aid Major Donation Summer 2012

$2,500 Crystal Park School
$2,000 GP and Area Safe Communities
$10,000 PACE
$1,667 GP Firefighters Assoc.
$2500 Nitehawk Recreation Area
$1000 Suicide Prevention Resource Centre  
 
 International Projects
    Bolivia - Funding community facilities
    Buses to Mexico
    Footbridge in Panama for school children so they could attend. $5,000
    Guatemala Literacy - $3,500
    Project Amigo in Mexico (supporting youth)
    Belize Literacy Project