Rotary Club of Sylva awarded $14,000 in grants to 16 different non-profits in Jackson County. This was the largest grant distribution in recent years by the Rotary Club of Sylva.
19 entities applied for the grants each receiving funding. Some were fully funded while others were given more funds than requested during the application process.
Three Rotary sponsored charities such as the Panama School Project and Stop Hunger Now were funded.
Some of the local organizations who will benefit from the grants include Habitat for Humanity, Circles of Hope, Mountain Projects, Reach of Macon County, AWAKE, United Christian Ministries and Webster Enterprises.