The role of the Club Rotary Foundation Committee is to encourage member sand the general public to donate to The Rotary Foundation on an annual basis

THE ROTARY FOUNDATION

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

The Rotary Foundation helps fund our humanitarian activities, from local service projects to global initiatives. Your club or district can apply for grants from the Foundation to invest in projects and provide scholarships. The Foundation also leads the charge on worldwide Rotary campaigns such as  and . Rotarians and friends of Rotary support the Foundation’s work through voluntary .

The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. As the charitable arm of Rotary, we tap into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into , such as  and . Foundation  empower Rotarians to approach challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition with sustainable solutions that leave a lasting impact.

Strong , a stellar , and a unique  mean that we make the very most of your contribution.  and become a part of Rotary’s life-changing work!

LEADERSHIP

 manages the business of the Foundation, led by the . The Rotary International president-elect nominates the trustees, who are elected by the . The trustee chair serves for one year and trustees serve for four years.

AREAS OF FOCUS

We direct our efforts in six areas to enhance our local and global impact. Our most successful and sustainable projects and activities tend to fall within the following areas:
  • Promoting peace
  • Fighting disease
  • Providing clean water
  • Saving mothers and children
  • Supporting education
  • Growing local economies

GIVING: When you give to The Rotary Foundation, you support Rotary's work across the world and help ensure our future. You can choose where to direct your donation and how you wish to give. Recognition is offered at many giving levels.

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Through the generosity of people like you, our work has made a difference in the lives of millions around the world. Your gift to The Rotary Foundation allows us to improve communities by promoting peace, preventing disease, bolstering economic development, and providing clean water and sanitation.
You can choose to make a one-time gift, or enroll in Rotary Direct, Rotary's recurring giving program, to support our efforts year round.

I WANT TO SUPPORT ROTARY'S CURRENT WORK: The ANNUAL FUND AND SHARE:  

Your support to the Annual Fund is crucial to sustain the thousands of projects that are being conducted in your community and around the world

I WANT TO SUPPORT ROTARY'S FUTURE WORK:   ENDOWMENT FUND
Your gift to the Endowment Fund will keep The Rotary Foundation strong well into the future, providing a continuous stream of income that will fund programs in perpetuity.
I WANT TO SUPPORT A POLIO FREE WORLD:  POLIOPLUS FUND
Be a part of history and support Rotary's work to achieve a polio-free world. Your gift will support immunization campaigns in countries where children remain at risk. Be sure to see the End Polio Now website and go to the Global Polio Eradication Initiative  for our activities to eradicate polio.