The Mission of the Rotary Foundation 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
The Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation supported by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends who share Rotary’s vision of a better world.
History of the Foundation
Click here to read how the Foundation was started and what it has achieved. There are numerous links in this Rotary International website page. Be sure to explore these, to learn about the many programs of the Rotary Foundation. The following slide show charts the history of the first 100 years of the Rotary Foundation:
The Polio Plus Program
Polio Plus is the volunteer arm of the global partnership dedicated to eradicating polio throughout the world. It is the largest Rotary International program in history.
Click here to read about the program