The Rotary Foundation

Addressing The Big Problems in The World

Providing Clean Drinking Water


Since it started in 1917 with a $26.50 endownment, The Rotary Foundation has to date given out more than $3 billion to humanitarian efforts worldwide.

Our motto is simply "Doing Good in the World"

The Rotary Foundation is today tackling some of humanities greatest challenges:

  • Fighting disease
  • Supporting education
  • Providing clean water and sanitation
  • Growing local economies
  • Saving mothers and children
  • Promoting peace
  • Protecting the Environment

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the work of The Rotary Foundation please email

For Members

Please visit the members only page by logging in and selecting "Rotary Foundation - Club Support" where you will find all the information you need on Grants etc.

Doing Good With The Rotary Foundation

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The Rotary Foundation sub-pages:

End Polio Now

more Since 1985, Rotary’s key humanitarian priority has been to rid the world of polio

Richard Power MBE

Leicester Rotarian Awarded MBE

more A variety of Rotarians from across the Isles were rewarded for their outstanding service in the 2024 New Year’s Honours List, including Leicester Rotarian, Richard Power

Club Foundation Projects - International

more Presenting some of the International Foundation Projects run by Clubs in District 1070