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Nov 15

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A Century of Doing Good

“We should not live for ourselves alone, but for the joy in doing good for others.” — Arch C. Klumph, letter to Rotary club presidents, 5 February 1929 The seed for The Rotary Foundation was planted by Rotary President Arch Klumph at the Atlanta Convention in 1917. From the first gift of $26.50, the Foundation’s ...

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May 15

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Big Money

Do Large Grants Ever Take Place In North America? Yes! Rotary global grants can have large projects, scholarships, vocational teams all here in the US or in Canada…or in any Rotary country/region. One of the most amazing aspects of our great foundation is that there are opportunities for large projects where ever there is need. ...

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Apr 15

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Vocational Training

Global Grant For Vocational Training Established in 1965-66, the Group Study Exchange Program was an educational program that promoted international understanding through organized travel and personal contact. The program evolved as Rotary updated its grant model and placed this activity within global grants. Vocational training ...

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Mar 15

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Nominate A Peace Fellow

What Is A Rotary Peach Fellow? Through academic training, study, and practice the Rotary Peace Centers program develops leaders who are catalysts for peace and conflict resolution in their communities and around the globe. Graduates of the program are reintegrating refugees in Sudan, creating jobs for disadvantaged women in India, ...

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Feb 15

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Ambassadorial Scholarship

Global Grant Scholarship Established in 1947, the original Ambassadorial Scholarship program, valued in excess of $20,000 was designed to further international understanding and friendly relations among people of different countries. With the launch of the Rotary Grants model, scholarships are now used to fund study by graduate ...

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Jan 15

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Humanitarian Grants

Humanitarian Grant Options District Grants to help Rotary districts support short-term or long term humanitarian projects (they also support non-humanitarian projects like scholarships, exchange teams and more) Global Grants to support international service projects involving Rotary Clubs or Districts in two or more countries; which ...

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Dec 14

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What Is SHARE?

District Designated Funds (DDF) At the end of every contribution year, each Rotary district’s contributions to the Annual Fund are divided into two funds. 50 percent is credited to the District Designated Fund (DDF). The District Designated Fund is allocated by the District to fund the Rotary Foundation programs in which it chooses ...

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Nov 14

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Remembering Rotary

What’s Your Legacy We have a lot to be thankful for in our lives and in our community this Thanksgiving. Many of us use Thanksgiving to reflect on the many blessings that have come our way. We also imagine what kind of legacy we will leave behind. If you want to leave a lasting legacy […]

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Nov 14

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Get Your Rotary Bling!

Sustaining Member A Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member is an individual who personally contributes $100 or more each Rotary year to the Annual Fund. These contributions also count toward Paul Harris Fellow, Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Paul Harris Society, Major Donor, and club recognition. After donating $100.00 per year for 10 ...

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Nov 14

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What Your Donation Can Do…

$100 Donation Your $100 donation to The Rotary Foundation can help provide textbooks for one elementary school in Zambia, provide a hearing aid for a deaf child in Pakistan, buy de-worming tablets for 112 children in the Philippines, pay for cataract operations for three blind people in India, or provide 230 blankets for the elderly ...

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