Rotary Foundation - Rotary's own charity
The Rotary Foundation is a not for profit corporation enabling Rotarians and their partners to achieve sustainable solutions to global problems. Widely recognised as being in the top 5 for Best Value Charity Giving, it celebrated its 1st 100 years in 2017
The Mission of the Rotary Foundation
The mission of the Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotary members to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty. The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotary members and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world. This support is essential to make possible projects, funded with Foundation grants, that bring sustainable improvement to communities in need.
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Visit our new Rotary Scholars website www.rotaryscholars1090.org to read about scholarship opportunities and current and past scholars linked to District 1090. This includes full details of the D1090 scholarship for study in 2019-20. The deadline for applicaitons for the D1090 scholarship was 31st March 2019. Please note that other Rotary districts will have different deadlines for their scholarships.
World Polio Day on Thursday 24th October 2019.
Read about a recent presentation in Oxford by Abdi Mahamud, the Polio Eradication Inititiative National Team Leader for the World Health Organisation in Pakistan.
And see the links to useful resources in our latest resources sheet and newsletter.
Read the guidelines and download the application forms for district grants. Preliminary application forms should be submitted by 21st June 2019.
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Visit the Giving Reports for Clubs in D1090, to check on your club's giving to the Annual Programmes Fund and the End Polio Now campaign.