The Rotary Foundation. Our world --- not as it is, but what it could be…. Mission The Rotary Foundation.
Our world --- not as it is, but what it could be…
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.
Motto: “Doing good in the world.”
The Rotary Foundation programs include:
Support for these programs comes from:
As long as polio threatens even one child anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain at risk. The stakes are that high.
Steven Fox, studying in Oxford, England, “It is a privilege to have this opportunity, and I do not take the responsibility lightly.”
2008 Outbound GSE Team
Gifts are combined into a significant force to address the world’s greatest needs for generations to come.
1 - Annual Programs Fund (APF)–For Support Today
2 - Permanent Fund - To Secure Tomorrow
District Designated Fund(DDF)
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Lead by example. Make your gift to the Foundation early in the Rotary year.
2. Encourage and ask every club member to make a gift every year.
3. Inform members of how their contributions to the Annual Programs Fund support Foundation programs that achieve good in the world.
4. Recognize Rotarians who support The Rotary Foundation.
And of course…
The District Foundation Committee:
PDG Bill Dimond, Chair
If you believe in Rotary and its power to make a difference in the world, it is time to stand up and commit to doing the best job you can — with all of your mind, your heart, and your soul.
The Future of Rotary Is in Your Hands. 09-10 R.I. President John Kenny
“Back when Rotary became involved with polio, most people thought volunteer organizations were about tackling projects down the street or across town – not across the world. Rotary changed all that, and in the process, you reminded us that there is no human problem so daunting that it can’t be overcome by people.”
- Bill Gates, Sr.