What is the Annual Programs Fund (APF)?. The Annual Programs Fund addresses Rotary’s need to support the day-to-day functioning of a wide range of programs throughout the world. Humanitarian Programs (Health, Hunger, Wells) Simplified Grants (Local Community no RI Match )
The Annual Programs Fund addresses Rotary’s need to support the day-to-day functioning of a wide range of programs throughout the world.
Humanitarian Programs (Health,
Simplified Grants (Local Community
no RI Match)
Educational (Ambassadorial, Teachers,
Peace and Conflict Resolution)
A Rotarian who donates at least $100.00 per year into their Rotary Annual Giving Account.
Once $1,000.00 has been donated, the account holder can be awarded a Paul Harris Fellow.
$10,000.00 into the account results in
Major Donor status
Any donation to the Annual Programs Fund during the Rotary year 2006-2007 will be spend able as of July 1, 2009.
The interest from donations pays the expense of the Foundation. 100% of donations go to Rotary projects.
50% of the funds remain in the Rotary World Fund to sponsor Rotary projects and matching grants.
50% is returned as a credit to the District Designated Fund (DDF)
Based on our new Revenue Sharing Plan,
80% of the District Designated Fund go to
the club who made the donation as a credit.
Clubs can then allocate their money to:
to fund district projects.
Your club gives $5,000.00 to the Annual Programs Fund. Three years later:
The World Fund keeps $2,500.
The District Designated Fund (DDF)receives a credit from the World Fund for $2,500.
Your club receives a credit from the District Designated Fund for $2,000.00.
The District keeps $500.00 for
You have the option to allocate some or all of your funds to a Humanitarian Grant.
You have the option to allocate some or all your funds to an Educational Scholarship.
You have the option to allocate up to 25% or $500.00 for a Simplified Grant.
Your club applies for a Humanitarian Grant.
Your DDF Credit $2,000.
RI Matches your DDF Credit $2,000.
You have towards a grant $4,000.
The World Funds keeps $500.00 for RI projects.
The District keeps $500.00 for District Projects.
Original donation was $5,000.00
Your club applies for a Simplified Grant and a Humanitarian Grant.
Simplified Grant 25% $ 500.
Humanitarian Grant $1,500.
RI Matches Humanitarian Grant $1,500.
World Fund keeps $1,000.
District keeps $ 500.
Clubs Original Donation $5,000.
RI will only fund a grant if it puts up $5,000.00 matching funds.
Thanks to Revenue Sharing all clubs will now be able to participate in matching grants.
Clubs now have a golden opportunity to partner with one or more clubs or districts to participate in the matching grant process.
Promote Annual Giving in your club.
Work with the District Annual Giving Committee to learn more about the APF.
Educate your club members about the Annual Programs Fund.
Create new ways to fund Annual Giving
Rather than your club giving $5,000.00 and receiving $4,000.00 in grants, your club gave $10,000.00 and received $8,000.00 in grants.
Would this create more excitement and enthusiasm in your club?
Would a larger grant create a bigger impact with the project you are working with?
Encourage each member to become a sustaining member.
Encourage your club to match each members donation.
Encourage your club to allocate a percentage of fundraisers to the Annual Programs Fund.
Encourage members to be a PHF
Your district Annual Giving Committee.
The RI Website.
The Rotary Club Foundation Committee Guide.