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Rotary Foundation Information District 5790 V 1.1 JP Lucas
contents RF Background RF Background Purpose Purpose Major Programs Major Programs What are they?What are they? How does our Rotary club participate?How does our Rotary club participate? Recognition Programs Recognition Programs Levels and CriteriaLevels and Criteria
Background Started in 1917 with a gift of $26.50 from the Kansas City Club (leftover profit from the international convention) Started in 1917 with a gift of $26.50 from the Kansas City Club (leftover profit from the international convention) Initiated by RI Pres Arch Klumph Initiated by RI Pres Arch Klumph First gift that year was to the International Society for Crippled Children. First gift that year was to the International Society for Crippled Children. Now more than $55M is contributed annually. Now more than $55M is contributed annually.
Purpose World Understanding and Peace Through Local/National/International Programs Humanitarian/Educational/Cultural
Foundation Programs PolioPlus & Polio Partners Group Study Exchange University Teachers Ambassadorial Scholar Matching Grants Peace Programs & Scholarships Health, Hunger, Humanity
How do Rotarians Participate Contributions /YR > $100 (each member) Personal Involvement Personal Involvement plus
PolioPlus and Polio Partners $600,000,000 for global polio eradication since A portion of your Foundation Pledge makes this possible.
Annual MG Projects by a local club Medical Equipment (Mexico) (100 eye operations) # El Angel # # Girls School Water Well / Books # (continued) Aids Ed # Health Training #221068
How Opportunities Can Expand (El Angel Orphanage) ESL Teaching Grant Discovery Grant Matching Grant Orphan Train
Group Study Exchange Projects Hosting multiple international exchange groups (India, Russia, Sweden, etc..) Hosting multiple international exchange groups (India, Russia, Sweden, etc..) Leading and participating in international exchange visits Leading and participating in international exchange visits
Contribution Process Pledge Payment
Contribution Process Pledge Payment Polio Plus World Fund Matching Grants RF Annual Programs
Contribution Process Pledge Payment Polio Plus World Fund Matching Grants District 5790 RF Annual Programs 50% Dist Proj
A year of education expenses for a child in Thailand Dental and medical services to 25 poor near Mexico City Textbooks for a school in Villanueva Columbia Osteoporosis/Bone density screening for senior citizens in Iowa An electric transformer for an Orphanage/agricultural training farm in Mongolia ….. Your $100 contribution to the RF Annual Programs fund helps provide:
Recognition Sustaining Member Sustaining Member Pledges $100 per yearPledges $100 per year Paul Harris Fellow - PHF Paul Harris Fellow - PHF Has exceeded 1,000 in contributions and/or recognition creditsHas exceeded 1,000 in contributions and/or recognition credits Benefactor Benefactor Bequest of $1K in willBequest of $1K in will Bequest Society Bequest Society Bequest of $10K+ in willBequest of $10K+ in will
HEB Paul Harris Fellows Neal Adams Neal Adams Barry Alldredge Barry Alldredge Jim Ames Jim Ames Bill Anthony Bill Anthony Cherry Bailey Cherry Bailey Ardis Bell ** Ardis Bell ** Bob Bouse ** ~ Bob Bouse ** ~ John Brown John Brown Ralph Butts Ralph Butts John Deitloff John Deitloff Jim Dunning Jim Dunning Bill Ellis Bill Ellis Ron Estill ** Ron Estill ** Dale Harwell Dale Harwell Allan Heindel Allan Heindel Joe Hennig Joe Hennig Zane Hilger Zane Hilger Kent Hopkins Kent Hopkins Carl Jones Carl Jones Sneed Kaker Sneed Kaker Bud Liles Bud Liles Doug Long Doug Long Mark Long Mark Long Sid Lorio Sid Lorio Paul Lucas ** ~ Paul Lucas ** ~ Carl Marling Carl Marling Bill McLendon Bill McLendon Charles Miller Charles Miller JB Morgan ** JB Morgan ** Guillermo Olarte Guillermo Olarte Dave Osborne Dave Osborne Walter Ott Walter Ott Van Parker Van Parker Bob Plummer *** ~ Bob Plummer *** ~ Glenn Porterfiled Glenn Porterfiled Charles Runnels Charles Runnels Gary Short Gary Short Todd Smith Todd Smith Tom Tennery ** Tom Tennery ** Carl Tyson ~ Carl Tyson ~ Allan Weegar Allan Weegar Chris Yiantsou ** Chris Yiantsou ** ** = Multiple PHFs ~ = Benefactor July 2005
Recognition Credits After becoming a PHF, each dollar that member contributes generates: After becoming a PHF, each dollar that member contributes generates: 1.a contribution credit to that member 2.a recognition credit which that member can only use to “recognize another person”.
Customary Recognition Procedures Members pledge at least 100/yr Members pledge at least 100/yr First $500 matched by recog credits from existing PHFs to reach the PHF level First $500 matched by recog credits from existing PHFs to reach the PHF level As new PHF contributes his next $500 he designates recognition credits to help the next in line. As new PHF contributes his next $500 he designates recognition credits to help the next in line. “paying forward to help others become PHFs” but also “is a way of paying back loan of recognition credits”
PLEDGE UPDATE [_] $25 / Qtr – Sustaining + [_] $15 PHF / $15 HHH [_] $5 Anniv / $5 Birth Sign___________Date____ Note: Be sure to pledge $25/Qtr for a Sustaining Badge Sticker!!! 100% = a club banner!!! SUSTAIN
Handouts Available RF Fact sheet RF Fact sheet Sustaining Member Program and pledge form Sustaining Member Program and pledge form Benefactor Gift Commitment Benefactor Gift Commitment Recognition/Contribution Form Recognition/Contribution Form