The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotary members 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 Rotary members and friends of the Foundation who share its vision of a better world. This support is essential to make possible projects, funded with Foundation grants, that bring sustainable improvement to communities in need.
There are numerous ways to contribute to Rotary's efforts, some of these are:
Online contributions
Outright gifts can be made easily with The Rotary Foundation’s secure online contribution system.
Make your check payable to "The Rotary Foundation." Send it with the completed Rotary Foundation contribution form to the appropriate address below:
The Rotary Foundation
14280 Collections Center Dr. 
Chicago, IL 60693

Credit card
To make a contribution with your credit card, complete the Rotary Foundation contribution form or use the secure online contribution system.
Recurring giving: Rotary Direct
Enroll in The Rotary Foundation’s recurring giving program, Rotary Direct, and save time, money, and lives through your generous contributions. Select an amount, frequency (monthly, quarterly or annually), and contribution method that is convenient for you. You may even direct your contributions to one of Rotary’s six areas of focus. Enrollment is integrated with the Foundation’s secure online contribution system.
Rotary Foundation Sustaining Members
You can help ensure the continued success of Foundation programs by contributing a minimum of $100 each year. With a gift from every Rotarian, every year (EREY), the Foundation can do more good in the world. 

More information
Reach the Foundation’s Contact Center at 866-976-8279 or A team of Foundation specialists answer calls Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Time. (The Rotary Foundation’s tax identification number is 36-3245072.)