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 2020-21. The deadline for applications for the D1090 scholarship is 8th May 2020. Please note that other Rotary districts will have different deadlines for their scholarships.
World Immunisation Week - 23rd - 30th April 2020.
A few links to useful resources, as well as a statement on how the the Global Polio Eradication Initiative is using its resources, staff and surveillance network to support countries as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
For Clubs - District Grants - deadline for applications is 15th June 2020
Clubs may apply for funds for COVID-19 projects or for projects unrelated to the pandemic. The deadline for applications is 15th June. Clubs may apply for up to £1,500 to match the club's contribution to a project. The level of award is based on a club's giving to the Rotary Foundation over the last two years.
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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.