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 our local communities and communities in need.
The Foundation efforts in District 5970 include contributions and recognition to grants and stewardship to peace fellowships and scholarships. To see what our District 5970 Foundation Committee Structure looks like, click here. Make sure to check back frequently for updated materials and information about a variety of Foundation programs.  
Contributions to The Rotary Foundation may be made by check, credit card, wire transfer or through your Rotary club. At, individuals and clubs can make a one-time contribution or enroll in the Foundation's recurring giving program, Rotary Direct. Information on gifts of stocks, bonds and mutual funds is also available on the website.
With all gifts, be sure to use your member ID to ensure proper credit and recognition. The Rotary Foundation is recognized as a 501(c)(3) charity in the United States and may be eligible to receive corporate matching gifts from your employer.