The Rotary Foundation

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 solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world.


Support the Foundation 
 Learn how your contribution to Rotary International can make a difference and help eradicate polio.

History of The Foundation  
Read about The Foundation's 90-year history and learn more about researching Rotary.

PolioPlus program    
PolioPlus is the volunteer arm of the global partnership dedicated to eradicating polio.

Contact Us

  • A team of Foundation specialists are here to help you. Specialists answer calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CST.
  • Call 866-9ROTARY or 866-976-8279 (U.S. and Canada only)
  • E-mail: (currently available in English only)