The Rotary Foundationof Rotary InternationalRRFC Zone 20AJoshua Hassan
Learning Objectives • Identify the principal programs and activities of The Rotary Foundation. • Understand how contributions to the Annual Programs Fund support Foundation programs. • Identify the role of the club’s Rotary Foundation committee. • Select appropriate committee members
Responsibilities • Achieve club Foundation goals for the coming year. • Educate and train club members about the Foundation. • Encourage club members to participate in Foundation programs and support the Foundation financially. • Communicate the Foundation goals of the district and the Trustees to club members
Role • Develop and implement plans to support The Rotary Foundation through programs and financial contributions.
The Rotary Foundation Mission 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 Programs PolioPlus Educational Programs Humanitarian Grants Program
Educational Programs • Ambassadorial Scholarships • Group Study Exchange (GSE) • Rotary Centers for International Studies in peace and conflict resolution • Rotary Peace and Conflict Studies (Chulalongkorn University)
Humanitarian Grants Program • Matching Grants - $5,000 to $25, 000 • Competitive Matching Grants - $25, 001 to $150, 000 • District Simplified Grants – 20% of DDF
Standards for Humanitarian Grants • Involve active participation of Rotarians • Assist in the development of stronger Rotary networks • Demonstrate commitment to stewardship of Rotary Foundation funds • Address a humanitarian need
Stewardship • Ensure oversight of the project. • Conduct all financial transactions in a business-like manner. • Report any improper use of funds immediately. • Implement projects as they were approved. • Submit complete reports on the project’s program and financial activities.
The Rotary Foundation Committee • Resource for helping you achieve Foundation goals • Educates Rotarians about The Rotary Foundation • Develops and carries out plans to support the Foundation through financial contributions and club participation in Foundation programs
Rotary Foundation Alumni • Club-level Foundation resource • Advocates for The Rotary Foundation • Potential Rotarians • Potential donors
Rotary Foundation Funding District Designated Fund(DDF) TRF Program Funding World Fund RotarianDonations Interest
Two Needs, Two Ways of Giving For support today To secure tomorrow
Every Rotarian, Every Year 1. Encourage every Rotarian to contribute to the Foundation’s Annual Programs Fund every year. 2. Express appreciation to Rotarians who contribute to The Rotary Foundation. 3. Ask contributors to share their reasons for contributing.
EVERY ROTARIAN US $100 EVERY YEAR
:-- You are more fortunate If you have Money in the Bank. Money - in your Wallet. Mone - in your Wall and spare change. Money for a Tokumbo car You are amongst the top 8% of the World’s Wealthy
If you have FOOD in the Fridge Clothes on your rack a ROOF over your head and a PLACE to sleep Roof over your head Youare richer than75% of thisworld Running Water in the Bath
If you have Cell phone Credit cards Youare theamongst top5% world’swealthy Car Computer Own House
Most of us come under this fortunate categories Thanks to Society for making us what we are today so let us repay our debt to the community by Sharing Rotary
Is It enough tobe rich in this world ? Ask yourself what is your life worth at the END
What will matter is not what you bought, but what you built; not what you got, but what you gave. What will matter is not your success, but your significance. Rotary gives you this opportunity
THE WORLD NEEDS ROTARY and THE ROTARY FOUNDATION TO CONTINUE TO DO GOOD IN THE WORLD
The Echo of Life • If you want more love, give more love! • If you want more kindness, give more kindness • Life always gives you back what you give out.
LET US THANK GOD FOR HIS GRACE & BLESSINGS and for making us what we are today. We are so blessed in ways We may never even know. A Blessing cannot be kept. If it stops with you, Then the Blessing will disappear.
. • So let us Repay the Blessings bestowed unto us & contribute to The Rotary Foundation so that others will benefit as we strive in • BUILDING COMMUNITIES • BRIDGING CONTINENTS