The Rotary Foundation is a not-for-profit corporation that promotes world understanding through international humanitarian service projects and educational and cultural exchanges.  The Rotary Foundation helps Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace by improving health, providing quality education, improving the environment, and eliminating poverty.


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


Projects funded by The Rotary Foundation fall into one or more of 7 areas of focus:

Peace and conflict resolution.

Disease prevention and treatment

Water and sanitation.

Maternal and child health.

Basic education and literacy.

Economic and community development.

Supporting the environment.