About Us

THE ROTARY FOUNDATION TRANSFORMS YOUR GIFTS INTO SERVICE PROJECTS THAT CHANGE LIVES BOTH CLOSE TO HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD.

Since it was founded more than 100 years ago, the Foundation has spent more than $4 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.

With your help, we can make lives better in your community and around the world.

OUR MISSION

The mission of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International 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.

Foundation grants

The Foundation awarded $86,677,399 in funding to 1,306 grants during fiscal year 2018. Here is a breakdown of causes the grants supported.

Preventing disease - $35,660,986
80%
Providing clean water - $18,761,791
60%
Supporting education - $10,998,136
50%
Growing local economies - $10,503,910
40%
Saving mothers & children - $7,204,677
30%
Promoting peace - $3,547,899
20%