The Rotary Foundation


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.

The Rotary Foundation helps fund our humanitarian activities, from local service projects to global initiatives. Your club or district can apply for grants from the Foundation to invest in projects and provide scholarships. The Foundation also leads the charge on worldwide Rotary campaigns such as and . Rotarians and friends of Rotary support the Foundation’s work through voluntary .


manages the business of the Foundation, led by the . The Rotary International president-elect nominates the trustees, who are elected by the . The trustee chair serves for one year and trustees serve for four years.

about Rotary’s leadership.


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