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ROTARY/One Foundation

Another year, another chance to impact our community! Once a year, the Rotary Club of Chicago seeks your support for its foundation and service projects. Your donations to the ROTARY/One Foundation directly support local projects and help the club have a positive impact on our community. The mission of the ROTARY/One Foundation is to secure the resources necessary to support the service mission of the Rotary Club of Chicago. Your donations support the following, and more:

  • Scholarships for students attending Chicago area colleges and universities
  • Employment opportunities for Chicago high school students
  • Community Service projects
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committee projects
  • International Service Committee projects, and much more!

All donations made go toward member’s recognition as a Ches Perry Fellow. Donations of $1,000 or more, accumulated, are recognized at the level of Ches Perry Fellow.

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The Rotary Foundation

When you give to The Rotary Foundation (TRF), your support comes back to ROTARY/One in the form of grants administered by District 6450. 

Donating means supporting TRF seven areas of focus:

  • Basic education and literacy
  • Community economic development
  • Disease prevention and treatment
  • Maternal and child health
  • Peacebuilding and conflict prevention
  • Water, sanitation, and hygiene

Our Club receives 50% of the designated funds for grants that support international service projects. Be sure to provide the ROTARY/One Club Number: 3161 when donating to TRF.

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JOB1 Sponsorship

Sponsor internships for Rotary Club of Chicago JOB1 students to work at area not-for-profit organizations or other deserving institutions. Any amount is appreciated. To sponsor a full time / 8 week intern, please consider donating $4160.

View the video below to see ROTARY/One Service Projects supported by your donations.