The Annual Fund is the primary source of unrestricted support for the programs of The Rotary Foundation. From digging clean water wells for villages in Africa to teaching basic literary skills to children in Latin America, during any given moment in a day, thousands of Rotarians volunteer their time and expertise to ensure that all contributions given to the Annual Fund are spent wisely on quality Rotary projects.
In the 2020-21 Rotary year, 139.4 million U.S. dollars were donated to the Rotary Foundation's Annual Fund. The Annual Fund is comprised of donations from Rotarians, friends of Rotary, corporations, and workplace giving vehicles that may be matched by corporate matching gifts to leverage your donation. There is even an online resource that allows you to see if your company has a charitable matching program (
To learn more about The Rotary Foundation, please reach out to our Rotary Foundation Committee, or visit the Foundation's website here.