Rotary's work with other organizations
R otary International works with many leading organizations and educational institutions in carrying out its worldwide humanitarian efforts.
Polio eradication partnerships
Rotary International is a spearheading partner in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative along with:
R otary International’s programs and service opportunities, listed below, are designed to help Rotarians meet the needs of their own communities and assist people worldwide.
Global Networking Groups encompass Rotary Fellowships (vocational and recreational interest groups) and Rotarian Action Groups (groups focused on service activities). There are about 70 Global Networking Groups, and they are open to all Rotarians, spouses of Rotarians, and Rotaractors.
The RI Strategic Plan
I n 2001-02, as Rotary International entered its second century of service, it began developing a strategic plan to guide the organization. The plan has been reviewed and updated periodically since.
The Object of Rotary
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
The 2007-08 Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair Robert S. Scott speaks to members of the media during a press conference on polio at the 2008 RI Convention. Photo by Rotary Images/Monika Lee
What would it take to change the world? Rotary's 1.2 million members believe it starts with a commitment to Service Above Self.
In more than 34,000 clubs worldwide, you'll find members volunteering in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.