Grants and Scholarships
Carbondale Rotary members host and participate in several fundraising events throughout the year, including our newest event, "The Running of the Balls," held as part of Carbondale's September First Friday festivities. This unique ball race on Main Street solicits ticket sales for a chance to win a grand prize and several sub-prizes. It also involves the community, with members of the Roaring Fork Youth Soccer Club doing the honors of kicking the balls down the street to determine the contest winner. This and other fundraising activities are the source of funds through which we are able to provide scholarships to local high school graduates and grants to organizations serving communities here in the Roaring Fork Valley and around the world.