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 is a not-for-profit corporation supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.
It has become one of the foremost non-governmental foundations in the world being one of the world's leading charitable foundations. The educational support programme is the largest private scholarship endowment in the world.
Activities include the End Polio Now campaign