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.
Visit the main Rotary Foundation pages
Read the annual report for the year ending June 2019 (*)
Or go straight to the finances in the annual report
* You will see links to giving pages here. Please note that Rotary Clubs and Rotarians and non-Rotarians in the UK give through Rotary Foundation UK, so that individual giving can benefit from Gift Aid.
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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 was 8th May 2020. Please note that other Rotary districts will have different deadlines for their scholarships.
Purple4Polio - Crocus Orders for Planting in Autumn 2020
Download the order forms and the instructions for planting a Rotary wheel! Deadline for orders is 31st August, but order early to get the best price and avoid disappointment.
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.
For Clubs - Reports on Giving to the Foundation
Login to the members section of the website and visit the Foundation page to check on your club's giving to the Annual Programmes Fund and the End Polio Now campaign, how to give to Rotary Foundation UK, and to see the full list of team members.
For more information or to invite a member of the Foundation Committee to speak to your Rotary Club members, contact Karen Eveleigh, Chair of the District 1090 Rotary Foundation Team.