The Rotary Foundation (About)
The Rotary Foundation
The Rotary Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation, supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world. It is registered in the USA as an International Charitable Trust.
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. Its motto is simply “Doing Good in the World”.
First proposed by RI President Arch C. Klumph at the 1917 convention, the Foundation has been an integral part of Rotary from its early years....
Today the fund is almost US$1 billion. Its unique funding model provides for a perpetual capital resource which annually funds thousands of club projects all over the world through Rotary District and Global grants.
To help strengthen club efforts and the outcomes of our projects on communities, the Foundation has identified six causes - our "Areas of Focus" - as priorities for funding...