The Rotary motto Service Above Self conveys the humanitarian spirit of the organization’s more than 1.2 million members.
Strong fellowship among Rotarians and meaningful community and international service projects characterize Rotary worldwide.
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Help your club get started on successful projects by learning how to identify community needs, assess available resources, set goals, and more.
Explore the six Areas of Focus recognized as community service priorities: peace and conflict resolution; disease prevention and treatment; water and sanitation; maternal and child health; education and literacy; economic and community development
- Peace and conflict prevention/resolution
- Disease prevention and treatment
- Rotarian Action Groups specializing in this area
- Water and sanitation
- Maternal and child health
- Basic education and literacy
- Economic and community development
Connect with Rotarians outside of your community to organize a cultural or vocational exchange, partner on service projects, and more.
Rotary’s network of individuals and organizations provides access to support and expertise to strengthen community service projects. Learn about partnerships to help develop more effective service programs.
Project funding can come from club, district, or international efforts.