Rotarians take action on the world’s most persistent problems. From programs that support neighbors in our community to projects that improve the lives of others around the globe, we lift up humanity in a multitude of ways.


Join us for our weekly meeting and special events.

You can support our local and international charitable programs by volunteering, lending your expertise, or by making a donation.

Get involved. Contact us today!

Rotary Members are the Ringleaders of the World.


Chagrin Valley Rotary Club is one of Rotary International’s 46,000+ clubs in 200 countries around the world. Our members live in Chagrin Falls, Bainbridge, Auburn and other local communities, meeting every Tuesday morning to laugh, learn and lift up the causes we care about.

Rotary International is a global network of 1.4 million neighbors, friends, and local business and civic leaders united to take action to improve their communities, and tackle problems that affect people everywhere in the world. For more than 110 years, Rotarians have harnessed their passion, expertise and energy to help others in their local communities, in the United States and around the world.  

Why We Are Rotarians

Members share why being a Rotarian enriches their lives. click here to read more!

Looking for more information about Chagrin Valley Rotary Club or our programs? Find it here.

What We Do

Rotarians laugh, learn and lift up our community with projects big and small in the Chagrin Valley. Take a look at a few of our projects below and here.

Salvation Army Red Kettle Campaign

Every year during the holiday season, you’ll see Chagrin Valley Rotarians ringing the bell to raise money for the Salvation Army at locations around Bainbridge and Chagrin Falls.

Gift of Life NEO

Gift of Life provides life-saving heart surgeries to children from the developing world who do not have access to cardiac care. For these children and their families, GoL NEO is their last hope and a chance at a bright future.

Chagrin Documentary Film Festival

Dedicated to educating audiences and empowering talented filmmakers to tell their stories.

Academic & Vocational Scholarships

Chagrin Valley Rotary Club offers academic and vocational scholarships to graduating seniors from Chagrin Falls High School and Kenston High School. Students pursuing bachelor’s degrees may apply for Academic Scholarships. Students participating in Auburn Career Center and Excell TECC programs may apply for Vocational Scholarships from accredited institutions. Grants of up to $3,000 will be awarded based on need, community service, academic achievement, extracurricular activity, a recommendation, and a student essay.


The application deadline for 2024 scholarships was March 15, 2024.

Late applications will not be accepted. Download application below.

Please email completed scholarship applications to your high school guidance department.

Kenston High School: Linda.Hanzak@kenstonapps.org

Chagrin Falls High School: Meredith.Beesing@chagrinschools.org

Student Of The Month

Each month, Chagrin Valley Rotary Club recognizes one outstanding high school senior from Chagrin Falls High School and Kenston High School. click here to read more!

Rotary Youth Exchange. Building Global Citizens One Student at a Time

Rotary Youth Exchange immerses students ages 15 -19 in the cultures of other countries expanding their understanding of the world, making lifelong friends, learning new languages, and exposing them to a world of possibilities. Sponsored by Rotary Clubs in more than 100 countries, the Youth Exchange program is possible because of the dedication, leadership, and passion of the tens of thousands of volunteers – Rotary members and nonmembers alike – who make this unique program so successful.

Interested in being an exchange student or host family?

Click on the links to learn more about these life enhancing programs. Or contact our Youth Exchange Officer for more information on these programs.

  • Rotary Youth Exchange
  • Rotary Youth Exchange

Why should I donate to Chagrin Valley Rotary Club?

Giving works because Rotary works. When you donate to Chagrin Valley Rotary Club, 90.8% of your monies directly support our local and international service projects. With your help, we’re making lives better in our community and around the world.

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