RI President Sakuji Tanaka was on the Rotary Float at the Rose Parade on January 1, 2013. The theme was "All The Places We Go!". KTLA 5 covered the event. Check ot this interview of Paul Giesel, or the parade iself, with the RI Float at 12:53 into the video, with Steve Brown walking along the float...
Jeanne Kearly, (Team Leader of the Vocational Training Team to Nairobi and Past President of the Chula Vista Sunrise Club), team members and Aga Khan University staff demonstrate how a water pasteurization indicator works to prevent diseases.
The VTT Team was there on a packaged Foundation Grant to Train the Trainers in a partnership to improve maternal and child health in East Africa.
Five-year-old Mulambuzi Joshuah is thankful for the surgery that repaired a congenital defect in his heart. The procedure, one of 20 performed on Ugandan children in January, was made possible by a Rotary Foundation Matching Grant through the Gift of Life program.
Former Rotary Peace Fellow Jeanette Kroes is grateful for the generosity of donors in supporting the Foundation's work in peace and conflict resolution.
Mariana Ponce is thankful for the loan she received through a microcredit program operated by Rotarians in Honduras, which allowed her to set up a small business out of her home. She is now selling soy products to supplement the income she earns from washing laundry at a local hospital.
Your generous support through the Every Rotarian, Every Year initiative is making a difference.
The Rotary Foundation has earned a grade of A+ from the American Institute of Philanthropy.
It previously earned a top rating of four stars from Charity Navigator.
It has earned full accreditation from the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau.
Independent charity-rating services set 25% of expenditures as the threshold measure of high efficiency. More than 90% of The Rotary Foundation's expenditures go to programs, Only 2.3 percent of its expenditures go to administrative expenses, and 7.3 percent to fundraising.
2011-2012 Final Financial Statement (4294 KB)
This is the required annual statement and report of district finances for the 2011-12 Rotary year. It has been reviewed by an independent CPA who has no affiliation with Rotary. His report and that of the District Finance Committee are attached. Both these reports were discussed at the August 4, 2012 District Conference.
In the News on RI Website
This is an article on the Rotary International website about the use of District Grants in our district