Since 1917, the Rotary Foundation has spent more than US$3.7 billion helping people and communities.
That’s a century of Rotary members changing lives and improving communities all over the world.
Through our Foundation, Rotary members have supported thousands of projects to provide clean water, fight disease, promote peace, provide basic education, and grow local economies. The Rotary Foundation has also been a leader in the fight to eradicate polio worldwide.
Charity Navigator, America' largest independent charity evaluator, placed the Rotary Foundation on the list of "the 10 best charities everyone has heard of" (large organizations with budgets exceeding US$100 million). For details visit