Published on January 25, 2008
Slide1: Rotary Club of District 5170 Foundation Presentation ______________ Our Mission : Our Mission 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. $1: $1 About one in six people live on less than $1 a day Half the world’s population lives on less than $2 a day $116.6 million: $116.6 million Program awards in last fiscal year to alleviate poverty, improve health and support education Money spent in the US each Year: Cosmetic Products $ 30 Billion ($ 100 per capita) Pet Products $ 31 Billion Coffee $ 32 Billion Soft Drinks $ 60 Billion ($ 200 per capita) Beer $ 45 Billion Weight Control Products $ 33 Billion Fast Food $103 Billion ($ 343 per capita) Legal Gambling $550 Billion TOTAL $884 Billion US spending figures in one year Money spent in the US each Year The Rotary Foundation IS Unique : The Rotary Foundation IS Unique Addresses educational and humanitarian needs, local and international Its world reach is greater than UN Beyond political and religious boundaries Programs are a reflection of Rotarian values and interests The Rotary Foundation is YOUR Foundation What $100 Can Do: What $100 Can Do What $200 Can Do: What $200 Can Do What $1,000 Can Do: What $1,000 Can Do A well for clean drinking water in a community in India Equipment for a children’s library in Cojimes, Ecuador Polio vaccine for hundreds of children Playground equipment, musical instruments, and therapeutic toys for the rehabilitation of orphans and children in the Czech Republic Saving Lives with every Project : Saving Lives with every Project Child mortality rate before the project: 19% Saving Lives with every Project : Saving Lives with every Project Child mortality rate before the project: 19% Child mortality rate with project completed: 4% RI Club Eagle River, Wisconsin Slide12: The world needs Rotarians like you! Getting it done: Getting it done Slide14: APF/SHARE Why is it called SHARE? Rotarians SHARE their resources with their fellow Rotarians. The Trustees SHARE some decision-making with the districts. Rotarians SHARE Rotary with the world through their Foundation. The APF/SHARE 3-Year Cycle: The APF/SHARE 3-Year Cycle 2005 2006 2006 2007 2007 2008 2008 2009 2009 2010 2010 2011 2004 2005 The APF/SHARE 3-Year Cycle: The APF/SHARE 3-Year Cycle 2005 2006 2006 2007 2007 2008 2008 2009 2009 2010 2010 2011 2004 2005 Investing: Investing Planning: Contributions to the Annual Programs Fund Planning Spending: Spending Slide20: YEAR 2 YEAR 1 Spend Select Participants Plan/Allocate Contribute YEAR 3 The APF/SHARE 3-Year Cycle Slide21: Working towards… The Elimination of Poverty Environmental Conservation Food Security, Health Care and Education Mediation and Conflict Resolution World Peace and Understanding PolioPlus: Presented By: Kristopher J. Newbauer Training Specialist PolioPlus More than 2 billion children received oral polio vaccine since 1985 Rotary has committed over US$633 million to polio eradication (as of June 2007) Rotary Centers for International Studies: Rotary Centers for International Studies Six Rotary Centers for International Studies in Peace and Conflict resolution To advance knowledge and world understanding among potential future leaders Group Study Exchange: Group Study Exchange Provides travel grants for teams to exchange visits between paired areas in different countries A team consists of four non-Rotarian young professionals and one Rotarian who leads the group All Rotarians are eligible to apply as team leaders Ambassadorial Scholarship: Ambassadorial Scholarship Established in 1947 to further international understanding Among the world's largest privately funded international scholarship programs 38,000 scholars from 110 countries have served as ambassadors of goodwill Volunteer Service Grants: Volunteer Service Grants Volunteer Service Grants for international humanitarian service for 5 to 60 days Funding may be used to plan specific projects or to provide direct service to a specific project District Simplified Grants: District Simplified Grants A District Simplified Grant (DSG) is a tool Rotary districts utilize to support short-term, humanitarian projects that benefit the community Funded through a portion of District Designated Funds (DDF) to support projects locally or internationally Matching Grants: Matching Grants Matches contributions raised by Rotary clubs and districts for international service projects involving Rotary clubs in two or more countries Over US$291 million spent on 26,000 grants in 171 countries since 1965 3-H Grants: 3-H Grants Funds 2-4 year, large-scale projects Enhance health, alleviate hunger or improve human development Since 1978, over US $74 million to 305 projects in the 77 countries You are the Spirit of RotaryTODAYand the Legacy of RotaryTOMORROW: You are the Spirit of Rotary TODAY and the Legacy of Rotary TOMORROW We can make it happen: We can make it happen Contribute with TRF-DIRECT: Contribute with TRF-DIRECT Automatic giving – monthly, quarterly or annually Leverage with Foundation Sustaining Members and Paul Harris Society Members TRF-DIRECT 998-EN Paul Harris Society: Paul Harris Society PHS Brochure 099-EN Become a Benefactor: Become a Benefactor A Benefactor is an individual or couple that has made a provision in their estate plan to gift a minimum $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation. Benefactor Commitment Card: 149-EN The Bequest Society: The Bequest Society Bequest Society member is an individual or couple that has made a provision in their estate plan to gift a minimum $10,000 to TRF. Bequest Society Membership Card: 098-EN Slide36: Thank you for Doing Good in the World!