The Rotary Foundation is Rotary's own charity which is supported solely by voluntary contributions from Rotarians and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world. Its mission 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.

Health and Disasters

Many of the Foundation's initiatives in this area come from joint ventures either between clubs in different countries or with other charities, two examples are:

October, 2008 India