As you can imagine, Dor-Wood Optimist Club receives many requests for funds and manpower.  In order to give every potential project our full consideration, we have developed request forms that MUST be completed and accompany any request for money or manpower.

Please complete the appropriate form and include it with any other pertinent information.  Click on one of the designated links below which will open an application document that you can print/complete/submit for either Funding or Manpower:            (you will need Adobe Reader to open the 2 links below)

      Application for Funding                                  Application for Manpower

Please note that NO CONSIDERATION FOR REQUESTS WILL BE PROCESSED WITHOUT THESE COMPLETED FORMS.  When completed, mail to the address shown on the last page of the request.  We look forward to giving your project our full consideration.


Youth Projects Sponsored by Dor-Wood Optimist

  • Kettering Safety Village sponsored by Dor-Wood since 1966, held in June for area  pre-school children.

  • Scholarships for outstanding students at Fairmont HS & Alter HS

  • Fairmont-Alter Season Starter Program

    Fairmont, Alter & Carroll HS After-Prom Programs

  • Various Boy Scout & Girl Scout Programs
  • FKAL and KABC Team Sponsorships
  • Kettering YMCA Programs

  • Sponsor of 7 Junior Optimist (JOOI) youth clubs
  • Optimist International Jr. Golf Championship
  • Optimist Tri-Star Sports Programs

  • Optimist Essay & Oratorical Contests

  • Youth Appreciation Day for area students involved in the Safety Patrol programs

Community Projects Assisted by Dor-Wood Optimist