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District Assembly. City North Hotel, 18th April 2009. DISTRICT ASSEMBLY 2009. Caroline Bourke Foundation Chair. The Team. Grants – Monica Robertson (Dublin Central) Group Study Exchange – Dorothy Heaphy (Youghal) & Verity Swan (Dublin North) Ambassadorial Scholars – Naomi Carey (Antrim)

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District Assembly

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


DISTRICT ASSEMBLY 2009

Caroline Bourke

Foundation Chair

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


The team
The Team

  • Grants – Monica Robertson (Dublin Central)

  • Group Study Exchange – Dorothy Heaphy (Youghal) & Verity Swan (Dublin North)

  • Ambassadorial Scholars – Naomi Carey (Antrim)

  • Annual Programmes Fund – Eamonn O’Raghallaigh (Dublin Viking)

  • Permanent Fund – Brian Balmer (Bangor)

  • Alumni – Gerard O’Reilly (Clonmel)

  • Polio Plus – Howard Caskie (Limavady)

  • Postal Survey – Alan Jones (Dublin North)

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


Group study exchange
Group Study Exchange

  • Trip to Japan 2009

  • Team Leader – Rtn Verity Swan

  • Looking for candidates – aged 25-40

  • Team heading to Japan in October

  • 4 week trip

  • Contact Dorothy Heaphy or Verity Swan if you have candidates in mind

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


Grants
Grants

  • Monica Robertson

  • Dublin Central

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


  • Rotary Foundation

  • Programmes:-

  • Educational

  • Ambassadorial Scholarships

  • • Rotary Grants for University Teachers

  • • Group Study Exchange

  • • Rotary Centres for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution

  • Humanitarian

  • Matching Grants

  • • District Simplified Grants

  • • Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H) Grants

  • • Volunteer Service Grants

  • PolioPlus

  • – goal to eradicate Polio worldwide

Annual Giving

$100per member

(Sustaining Member)

Paul Harris

Fellowships

$1,000

District Designated

Fund

Annual

Programmes

Fund

50%

Giving

50%

World Fund

Bequests /

Estate Planning

$10,000+

Gifts / Benefactors

$1,000 gift

Permanent

Fund

Interest

Bequests



The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

The project


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

The project

  • Purpose-built

  • Combines the talents and efforts of every Rotary club in RIBI

  • Three main aims…


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Three Aims

  • Increase membership

  • Raise €1m/£1m for the Polio Eradication campaign

  • Maximise public awareness of the Polio campaign – and Rotary in general


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Timing

  • A co-ordinated campaign

  • To conclude on 23rd February 2010

  • ROTARY DAY

  • The immediate period around it (February 20 – 28)


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Allocation

  • Money raised will be credited to the Gates Challenge

  • Will count against any club and District targets


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Club Action

  • Every club is asked to…

  • Organise a Polio fund-raising event in their own community

  • Link with local schools and colleges.

  • Organise a ‘Window of Opportunity’.

  • Obtain wide-ranging media coverage of these events


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Schools

  • Identify target schools

  • Get agreement from school Heads

  • Tell the children the Polio story

  • Find Polio sufferers in your area

  • Set up Purple Pinkie Day


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Window of Opportunity

  • February 20-28

  • Find a vacant shop in a retail area

  • Get agreement to use the shop window for a week

  • Fill the shop window with promotional material


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Celebrity Dinner

  • Around 23rd February 2010

  • Theme – TfL Kicks Polio for Touch

  • Use Rugby Celebrities as focus

  • Involve other celebrities

  • Select a venue

  • Look for sponsors

  • Lots of publicity

  • Lots of money raised


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

NID

  • National Immunisation Day

  • Autumn 2009

  • A small District Team of volunteers

  • Help with the NID

  • Go there and get stuck in

  • Take lots of pictures

  • Club presentations on return


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

What Else?

  • That’s up to You


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Summary

  • Thanks for Life (schools)

  • Windows of Opportunity

  • Business-to-Business dinners

  • Rotary NIDs

  • Many others…


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

Support

  • Marketing & PR support will be a priority

    (possible involvement of the BBC)

  • RI PR Grant Sought


The Future of Rotary

IS IN YOUR HANDS

‘When Rotary speaks, the world listens’


PolioPlus:

Keep our Promise to Eradicate Polio


DISTRICT ASSEMBLY 2009

Thanks for your Support for The Rotary Foundation – Rotary’s OWN charity

Please call on the Foundation team during the year to help you or to speak at your club.

We are here for YOU!!!

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


District Assembly

City North Hotel, 18th April 2009


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