The projects Bemidji Sunrise Rotary supports include:
- 3rd Grade Dictionary Distribution Project
Distribution of new dictionary to every 3’rd grader in the Bemidji School District. We are supported by Friends of the Library in this endeavor.
- Brad Swenson Memorial Scholarship
The Brad Swenson Memorial Scholarship//Bemidji Sunrise Rotary Service Above Self Scholarship is an annual 1,000 scholariship awarded to an area high school senior.The Bemidji Sunrise Rotary sponsors this award as a memorial to the late Brad Swenson who was a charter member of the club and an active supporter of our youth. He was along time editorial, political, and community reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer
- District Four-Way Test – High School District 5580 Scholarship Essay Contest
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary frequently supports a local high school youth in the District Four-Way Test – high school district scholarship essay
- Sponsor Bemidji High School Interact Club
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary was a chartering organization for the Bemidji High School Interact club 10 years ago. Today, the BHS Rotary Interact Club is active supporting high school activities, international students and a Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA).
- Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary support 1 or 2 area high school juniors to attend District 5580 Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) program. The program is a week long youth leadership camp at the University the Minnesota – Crookston campus.
- Don Fairchild Charity Golf Tournament
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary supports a hole at the annual Don Fairchild Charity Golf Tournament.
- Bemidji High School Lumberjack Scramble Golf Tournament
Bemidji Sunrise Rotary has supported the Bemidji High School Lumberjack Scramble Golf Tournament to support high school sports programs at BHS.